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  • Finalists! Big Apple Awards!!!



    And buy your tickets here!

    What’s better than winning an award? The bragging rights that come along with it! Our Big Apple Award winners receive the ability to sing their own praises to customers, potential clients, vendors and colleagues.  As a finalist they share the field with esteemed and respected colleagues.

    Best Catered Event
    Neuman’s Kitchen for Color Invasion
    Neuman’s Kitchen for Lowline Anti-Gala
    Riviera Caterers for Hendricks Voyages into the Unusual

    Best Corporate or Association Event
    Big Wave Event Productions, LLC for Kimono Fashion Show NYC
    Empire Force Events for Apis Gala
    Silhouette Group Inc. for Gatsby Holiday Soiree

    Best Entertainment
    Go West Creative Group for 22nd Annual GreenDeals 2013: Moulin Rouge
    TEN31 for Private Corporate Holiday Party

    Best New Product
    5th Avenue Digital for Prinstagram
    PBG Event Productions for CORK Furniture Collection
    Sequence for Find & Seq

    Best Non-Profit
    Incredible Occasions for Friends of Firefighters Fall Gala
    Sequence for Her Justice’s Story by Story
    Winstanley Meetings & Events for 16th Annual October Ball

    Best Photography or Videography
    5th Avenue Digital for Ali and Brian’s Wedding
    Avenue 5 Films for American Express Open for Small Business
    Jason Gardner Photo + Video for Jewish Education Project Summer Institute

    Best Room Design/Event Décor/Set Design (Budget under $50,000)
    Fourth Wall Events for Miracle on 34th Street
    Sequence for Cabbage Patch Kids’ 30th Anniversary

    Best Room Design / Event Décor / Set Design (Budget over $50,000)
    Big Wave Event Productions, LLC for Kimono Fashion Show NYC
    Empire Force Events for Apis Gala
    Go West Creative Group for 22nd Annual GreenDeals 2013: Moulin Rouge

    Best Social Event or Wedding
    Food Company Catering & Special Events for Bat Mitzvah Boardwalk Bonanza
    On the Move Entertainment for Ping-Pong Pool Party
    Silhouette Group Inc. for Island Birthday Weekend Celebration

    Best Technical Support
    Arena Americans for Talking Transition
    Big Wave Productions, LLC for Kimono Show NYC
    Levy Lighting for Cartier Dinner Party

    Best Use of Graphic Design
    Drury Design Dynamics for IBM Pulse
    Island Pro Digital for Annual Holiday Give-Away

    Best Use of Social Media
    5th Avenue Digital for Resolve: Night of Hope
    Drury Design Dynamics for IBM Pulse
    Fourth Wall Events for Puerto Rico Tourism Council’s US Open Sponsor Booth

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    Big Apple Awards 2014!

    WELCOME to the Big Apple Awards!      Buy Tickets HERE!

    The ISES New York Metro Chapter welcomes you to the 13th Annual Big Apple Awards. The 2014 Big Apple Awards will be held on June, 9th, at The New York Historical Society. To purchase tickets to the 2014 BAA’s click here. Please also note that this will be a theater-style awards ceremony and a reception to follow.

    The first annual Big Apple Awards were established in 2001 in an effort to unify and bolster our industry after the tragic events of 9/11. Thirteen years later we are still standing and as vibrant and inventive an industry as ever.

    The ISES NY Metro Big Apple Awards reward achievement amongst the best and brightest event industry professionals in the NYC Metro area. The awards celebrate excellence in several categories that demonstrate integrity, spirit of partnership, creativity and best practices. The winners and nominees of the Big Apple Awards embody quality, sophistication and innovation and are the epitome of what you’ve come to expect from experts working in one of the world’s premiere event markets – New York City!

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    Annual Members Meeting and BOWLING!

    Annual Meeting and BOWLING!


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    Photos from Robin Hall Speaks EVENTS!

    A great time was had by all at the Landmarc at Columbus Circle, a high-end restaurant that also has private event spaces for hire, hosted ISES as Robin Hall spoke of his time at Macy’s in the Parade and Entertainment Group.

    Enjoy the photos from  Marc Bryan-Brown


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