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  • ISES New York Chapter Members Win BizBash 2010 Event Style Awards

    ISES New York Metro Chapter President, Howard Givner won big with his new mobile business application. “Super Planner” beat out 6 other finalists in the largest category of the awards show to win the BizBash Event Style Award for Best New Product.

    Super Planner contains a number of useful calculators to quickly evaluate event needs and costs for food & beverage, audio visual, and venue. Additional diagrams, facts, and tips make Super Planner a concise compilation of information and tools useful in areas critical to event planners.

    Levy Lighting NYC took home the Best Lighting Design award for their work on the Preston Bailey Book Launch at the 69th Regiment armory. Inside the raw space, Levy Lighting used larger-than-life projections and lighting to created three-dimensional versions of designs and installations illustrated in the book, “Preston Bailey Celebrations: Lush Flowers, Opulent Tales, Dramatic Spaces, and Other Inspirations for Entertaining.

    Click here to read the full BizBash Event Style Awards story.

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    Tabletop Design Competition Winners

    Eight designers decorated holiday themed tables for the ISES New York Chapter 2nd Annual Tabletop Design competition displayed on the show floor of the BizBash New York Expo October 27th. A panel of industry leaders judged the designs. Winners were announced at the Expo’s morning keynote session.

  • First Place: Fourth Wall Events for “A Twist on Christmas” designed by Veronica Pajares
  • Second Place: Neuman’s Catering for “Nightmare Before Halloween” by Paul Neuman, Vanessa Wells, & Roni Ross
  • Third Place: Private Receptions for “Vintage Valentine” designed by Nerissa Balland.
  • FOURTH WALL EVENTS “A Twist on Christmas” designed by Veronica Pajares

    NEUMAN’S CATERING “Nightmare Before Halloween” designed by Paul Neuman, Vanessa Wells & Roni Ross

    PRIVATE RECEPTIONS "Vintage Valentine" designed by Nerissa Balland

    TWENTY FOUR FIFTH “Holiday Delights” designed by Ani Antreasyan

    MOSS, INC. “Winter Sweet” designed by Debra Roth

    LOVE & PHILANTHROPY “New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop 2011”

    PBG EVENT PRODUCTIONS & RENTALS "White Roses on Ice" designed by Gil Aldad & Nafsika Lourentz

    FRANK ALEXANDER NYC “Silhouette” designed by Frank Salaris

    Visit Gustavo Campos to view more photos of design details. © Photos by Gustavo Campos.

    Thank you to Party Rental Ltd. for providing designers access to their full range of table linens, chairs, china, glassware, and flatware.

    Read the BizBash story for more photos and details.

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    October Member News

    NEW YORK POST columnist, Cindy Adams featured PROPS FOR TODAY in her October 18th column titled “Prop & Circumstance” and described Dyann Klein’s 30 year old business as “…one of this city’s major places”. Read the story filled with the names of popular productions (The Good Wife, Gossip Girl, Wall Street 2) famous performers (Billy Joel, Hilary Swank, David Letterman, J.Lo, De Niro) and colorful descriptions that communicate the range of clients and items assembled from auctions, garage sales, trade shows, and flea markets in Asia, South America, Africa and more to provide “One-Stop Propping” at PROPS FOR TODAY.

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    ISES New York Metro Chapter Members are Finalists for BizBash Readers’ Choice Awards

    Click here to vote for your fellow chapter members who have been nominated as finalists for the first BizBash Readers’ Choice Awards. Spread the word and show the value of being part of the ISES network.

    Cheryl Kahn-Brocco, The Glazier Group

    Debra Roth, Pink Powered by Moss
    Michael Reese, Barkley Kalpak Associates

    Mark Addison, EVENTSTYLE
    Reed Baker, SOPHIST Productions
    Joan Jeanne Lamberti VizzaV Events
    Adam Sullentrop, Barkley Kalpak Associates

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    Are You Up for the Challenge?

    All ISES New York Metro Chapter members are eligible to compete in the October member recruitment contest to win an amazing prize.

    Michael Jordan'sDINNER FOR TWO (2) sponsored by The Glazier Group


    A $100 GIFT CARD from American Express sponsored by AFR Event Furnishings

    You’ve got to be in it to win it!

    Use your relationships to recruit new members to join the ISES New York Metro Chapter in the month of October and you will be entered into a drawing for this amazing prize! The more members you recruit, the more times your name goes into the drawing and the greater your chance to win! Don’t forget– when your new member joins online, they must name you in the reference section as the ISES member who was instrumental in their decision to join ISES.

    Rules are simple. Members will receive one entry into the drawing for each new member who joins before October 31st and lists the referring member’s name on their application. No names will be listed after applications have been received.


    The $50 application fee will be waived for new members who join between October 20th and 29th. Enter promo code NY2011.

    The first 20 members to join at the ISES New York Metro Booth #357 at the BizBash Expo will receive a signed copy of JES Gordon’s book, “Party Like a Rock Star”.

    All new members will receive a gift card for a free download of Howard Givner’s new iPhone App “Super Planner”.

    25% off of the registration fee for the BizBash Expo. Enter code BBISESGNY2010.

    Attend a private members only reception on the BizBash Trade Show floor from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

    Receive a $200 discount on the 2nd Annual ISES New york Metro Chapter Tabletop Competition.

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