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    Nerissa Balland

    ISES NY Metro VP of Communications and Founder & CEO of Private Receptions, LLC begins filming a new pilot for her own reality show this September! Stay tuned…for more details!

    Julie Estes

    ISES NY Metro Public Relations Committee Manager and Senior Production Director at Total Entertainment is filming with the WE Channal. Stay tuned…for details on when the episode will air!

    Jennifer Crone

    Our ISES NY Metro Social Media Committe Manager was recently promoted at Private Receptions to Event Planner & Designer.

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    ISES New York Chapter Announces Winners of Big Apple Awards

    On Tuesday, June 29, 2010 the New York metro chapter of the International Special Events Society held its annual Big Apple Awards and board of directors installation ceremony at the Edison Ballroom. Incoming President Howard Givner called it the “most successful gala in several years.” With more than 250 guests in attendance, the society praised event achievements of individuals and companies in 20 categories.

    Along with the winners of this year’s awards, the ISES NY Metro inducted industry veterans into the Hall of Legends in recognition of their career achievements. The four honorees were Ark Restaurants vice president Walter Rauscher, Marcy Blum Associates founder and president Marcy Blum, Pink Inc. C.E.O. and creative director Debra Roth, and Academy Bus C.E.O. Francis Tedesco. Additionally, the Child Abuse Prevention Program and New York City’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management received ISES CORE Awards for exhibiting the best event results to advance their mission. (more…)

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    Visit the ISES Tabletop Design Competition at BizBash!

    View the creative prowess of established designers on display in the ISES Table Top Design competition at the 10th Annual BizBash Expo NY, the largest event industry gathering in the Northeast! Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC BizBash’s NY Advisory Board and speakers will judge the competition. Winners will be announced at the Expo’s Morning Keynote Session.

    See innovative designs and meet the designers just in time to prepare for Holiday events! Designers will create their table top visions within a Holiday theme. Table linens, chairs, china, glassware & flatware have been donated by Party Rental Ltd. and designers were given an opportunity to select from their enormous inventory. Designers will complete their work before the show opens so displays will be available for viewing during the entire Expo on October 27th. Contact information for designers will be available.

    • Each designer will be profiled in the show program, which is given out to every attendee of the Expo.
    • Each designer will have their company name in front of their design table.


    ISES members also receive a 25% discount on advance registration prices for planners and suppliers to attend the Expo. To register for the BizBash Expo go to www.bizbashnewyorkexpo.com. Enter promo code BBISESGNY2010 to receive the 25% member discount.

    A note to designers in the competition who have questions. You may contact Danielle Garofalo at [email protected] or read the BizBashTabletop FAQ’s


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