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    June  2011

    Events on June 8, 2011

    • ISES Board Meeting

      Starts: 12:00 pm, June 8, 2011

      Ends: 2:00 pm

  • And the Nominees Are…

    Congratulations to the 2011 Big Apple Award Nominees!

    Celebrate with ISES on June 30th at The TimesCenter as we announce the winners and recognize our colleagues’ accomplishments.


    Best AV/Lighting

    • Levy Lighting NYC for Celebrations Book Launch
    • Levy Lighting NYC for Hoedown at Hanger T
    • Proteus Productions, LLC for Passover 2010

    Best Catered Event

    • Neuman’s for ASYV “STAND UP AND BE COUNTED”
    • Neuman’s for IIDA Color Invasion Party
    • Neuman’s for The World in 2011


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    Buy Your Tickets To The 10th Annual Big Apple Awards Gala

    Celebrate the accomplishments of your esteemed peers and colleagues in the events industry on ISES NY Metro’s biggest night!

    THE 10th ANNUAL BIG APPLE AWARDS, June 30, 2011 at The TimesCenter…

    Anything can happen at The Times Center!

    242 West 41st Street
    New York, NY 10018

    6:00 -  7:30 Cocktails & Buffet Dinner
    7:30 -  9:00 Award Show
    9:00 – 10:00 Dessert & Reception

    Members – $125.00
    Non-Members – $150.00
    VIP Sponsors – $1,500.00 (8 reserved seats )
    VIP Plus Sponsor – $4,000 (12 reserved seats, branded lounge)

    Cocktail Attire

    Thank you to our sponsors:


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    Big Names & Big Talent

    ISES NY Metro is pleased to announce the 2011 Big Apple Awards honorees for Hall of Legends, CORE and new this year, Emerging Talent.

    In recognition of their leadership, exemplary achievements, and tenure in the special events industry,

    • JES Gordon, Creative Director, jesGORDON/properFUN
    • Jeff Kalpak, President, Barkley Kalpak Associates
    • Bentley Meeker, President, Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc.

    will be inducted into the Hall of Legends.

    They join the ranks with Marci Blum, Fern Mallis, Dick Cattani and Josh Mcall among others.

    The CORE Award (Celebrating Outstanding Results from Events) recognizes an organization that has effectively utilized special events as a vehicle to achieve its goals.  This year’s honorees,

    • Macy’s Parade Entertainment Group
    • The Clinton Global Initiative

    operate on a grand scale, having made an impact that’s literally felt, around the world..

    And on this our 10th anniversary, ISES NY Metro introduces a dynamic new award– Emerging Talent and an inspiring honoree, Morgan Steele Connacher. Morgan is the Senior Project Manager with Fourth Wall Events, a bright star in high-end corporate and social events.

    Join us on June 30th at The Times Center and celebrate these deserving honorees at the 10th Annual Big Apple Awards. You’ll have a chance to meet our honorees, learn more about them and find out what makes each of them winners in every sense of the word.



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