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September 1st, 2016

Event on 2016-09-10 18:00:00

at Pearl Bar, The Lot, Reign Lounge & Washington Avenue Drinkery
4105 Washington
Houston, United States

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2014 Greater Washington Government Contracting Awards

August 21st, 2016

A few nice washington concert images I found:

2014 Greater Washington Government Contracting Awards
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Image by Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
2014 Greater Washington Government Contracting Awards

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Image by Darren and Brad

Deer Tick
washington concert
Image by owash
Deer Tick / 9:30 Club
Washington, DC / March 1, 2009

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2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Conference & Awards

July 26th, 2016

2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Conference & Awards
Event on 2016-10-06 09:30:00
2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Conference & Awards Conference theme: Using tourism for local benefit The 2016 conference will be the 3rd in our annual series of sold-out conferences that aim to stimulate discussion and highlight the growth of responsible tourism in Ireland. This full-day conference will offer a range of perspectives regarding how communities can use tourism rather than be used by tourism – using tourism to generate local benefits. This includes: Recognising Success – using local case studies to demonstrate how businesses & communities are using tourism rather than being used by tourism; Measuring Success – how can we measure & quantify positive change at a local level; Organising for Success – what should be the responsibility of the community, public & private sectors in driving change at a local level; and Communicating  Success – how do you effectively promote your community or destination in overseas markets? The conference will be hosted by the Irish Centre for Responsible Tourism and co-chaired by James Chilton and international responsible tourism expert Professor Harold Goodwin. The event will also be the 13th in the international Responsible Tourism in Destinations series, attracting international interest. The 2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards will be presented during the afternoon – celebrating the champions of responsible tourism. Who will speaking at this event? Jennefer Bobbin – Founding Director, JUSTReport Marta Cabral – Director, Rota Vicentina Assoication, Portugal Professor Harold Goodwin – Manchester Metropolitan University and International Centre for Responsible Tourism, UK Mark Henry – Central Marketing Director, Tourism Ireland Chris Logan – Head of Ireland, Falcon/Thomson Holidays Fiona Monaghan – Head of Operations, Failte Ireland Kate Taylor – Taylored Training Other speakers to be confirmed in coming weeks YOU – this year there will be fewer speakers with more time for discussion More information on Conference Agenda The draft conference agenda can be downloaded here   2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards The 2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards will be presented at the conference on 6th October. What makes these awards different? These will consist of a small and targeted number of awards highlighting the champions of responsible tourism. The Irish awards are part of the growing worldwide family of responsible tourism awards linked to the World Responsible Tourism Awards – enabling greater international awareness of Irish businesses and destinations. The awards will include: Best destination Best for accessible/inclusive tourism Best for natural heritage tourism Best local authority initiative for responsible tourism Best tourism accommodation for local sourcing Best innovation in responsible tourism Overall winner The 2016 Irish Responsible Tourism Awards will inspire replication, excite media interest, and encourage competition and celebration from the tourism industry on the island of Ireland.The awards process will be strict and will be overseen and judged by the chair and organiser of the World Responsible Tourism Awards. Who should attend this event? Those who can make a difference and those who wish to learn more, including: owners and managers of visitor attractions, accommodation and services national and local government trade representative bodies hotel groups destination management organisations transport companies non-governmental organisations recreation bodies anyone with an interest in responsible tourism What are the benefits of attending this event? Gain an international perspective on the benefits of a responsible tourism approach Learn about economic opportunities & marketing advantages associated with responsible tourism – how a responsible tourism approach can save and generate additional revenue Learn about key initiatives happening in Ireland Meet some of the key players in responsible tourism nationally and internationally Discuss and debate key issues in responsible tourism and contribute to the future of responsible tourism in Ireland Free lunch and refreshments at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Free drinks and canapes following the conference and awards – a great networking opportunity! When do I need to book my ticket by? This event has limited capacity so if you are keen to attend we urge you to register as soon as you can. Delegates who have registered for the conference can attend the awards. There is no reduced fee for those who wish to attend the awards but not the conference.  Unfortunately we can no longer offer free places to those shortlisted due to a 100% increase in cost of hotel spaces for speakers since the last conference. We urge all who wish to attend the conference & awards to book hotels or B&B's if needed asap. What happens if I cannot attend? For those unable to attend, a substitute participant may be sent at any time for no additional charge. Please confirm name change to before the event. Alternatively a refund will be given for cancellations received in writing or email, up to 14 days prior to the conference, less an administration charge of 25%. No refunds can be made after that date. Speaker Profiles Jennefer Bobbin – Founding Director, JUSTReport Jenefer is Managing Director for JUSTreport, a transparent reporting company that helps small businesses monitor their social, economic and environmental impacts. As part of her master’s degree in Responsible Tourism Management she spent time in Nepal researching the need for an alternative/complementary system to certification that could be tailored to suit any travel business and any destination. Working with the Nepali tourism industry, she launched JUSTreport, a bespoke sustainability reporting scheme for the travel and tourism industry. Marta Cabral – Director, Rota Vicentina Association, Portugal Marta Cabral was born in Lisbon and lives in Aljezur. She graduated in Business Administration & Marketing (ISCTE) and began working at FIEMG, Brazil, where she had the opportunity to experience tourism, nature and cultural matters in a very inspiring way. After a short period at Parque Expo 98, in Lisbon, she managed the Casas Brancas local networking organisation from 2003 to 2015 based on the natural and cultural environment of the Algarve & Alentejo regions. In 2008 she started to develop and coordinate the Rota Vicentina project and was co-founder of the Rota Vicentina Association in 2013. The Rota Vicentina, launched in 2012, includes 400km of way-marked routes along the beautiful coastline of south-west Portugal, all within the South-West Alentejo and Vicentina Coast Natural Park. Rota Vicentina contributes to the sustainability of the region through the promotion of economic activity, stimulation of existing activities and services, maintenance and enhancement of local culture and traditions, stimulating new businesses and promoting the destination out of season. The trail network has received multiple awards, including the prestigious ‘Leading Quality Trails – Best in Europe’ certification by the European Ramblers Association. The project is underpinned by the non-profit Rota Vicentina Association – a partnership of over 150 businesses along the route. Marta is also part of several institutions in both Alentejo and Algarve regions, concerning a range of tourism, local development and environment policies. More information can be found at Professor Harold Goodwin – Manchester Metropolitan University and International Centre for Responsible Tourism, UK Harold has been at the forefront of Responsible Tourism since the late nineties, in 2002 he co-chaired the 1st International Conference in Responsible Tourism in Destinations and drafted the Cape Town Declaration which included the definition: using tourism to make better places for people to live in and for people to visit. Harold has worked with business and destinations around the world on how Responsible Tourism benefits businesses and how to maximise the positive impacts and minimise negative impacts.   For more information please visit Mark Henry – Central Marketing Director, Tourism Ireland Mark is an insight-driven, strategic marketer and is an established leader in deploying new media marketing.  He leads the Central Marketing Division of Tourism Ireland and has responsibility for the organisation’s marketing functions on the island of Ireland, with teams based in both Dublin and Coleraine.  His remit covers strategy development, research, brand, content, marketing communications, e-marketing, customer service, and cooperative marketing activity with the tourism industry.  He has previously led the promotion of national tourism initiatives such as “The Gathering 2013” and “Northern Ireland 2012” overseas.  Mark is currently Vice President of the European Travel Commission which unites 32 of Europe’s national tourist boards. Before joining Tourism Ireland Mark was Strategic Development Manager with the Internet arm of Horizon Technology Group plc.  Before that again he was Head of Research & Planning for the e-business subsidiary of eircom, the former state telecommunications company.  Mark possesses Masters degrees in both Psychology and Business Administration.   Chris Logan – Head of Ireland, Falcon/Thomson Holidays Chris began his career as a management consultant, working with Accenture for ten years. He worked with large business and government clients on projects to maximise new technology platforms to support new business opportunities and driving improved performance through process improvement. In 2009 Chris joined TUI, firstly in the Distribution division before moving into Operations in 2010 as General Manager for Groups and Weddings, where he developed and delivered a new strategic focus driving operational and process changes, growing this part of the business significantly. Chris’s subsequently took up a role in the Customer Operations Division, as Head of Property and Portfolio Change where he has played a key role in the retail leadership team, responsible for TUI UK & Ireland’s large property portfolio. During this role Chris became part of TUI’s Sustainability Steering Committee and was able to drive significant energy savings throughout the Retail and Head Office estate, through both technology and behavioural change. During this period he also assumed additional responsibility as the Customer Operations Business Lead for TUI UK’s IT Transformation Programme. Since February 2015, Chris holds the role of Head of Ireland for Falcon Holidays & Thomson, bringing experience and skills with him that will enable the Ireland business to continue to grow from strength to strength and deliver excellent performance and service to our customers. Fiona Monaghan – Head of Operations, Failte Ireland A native of Galway City Fiona studied at NUIG where she graduated with a B.Comm and a Diploma in Marketing Practice. She then went on to attain a Masters of Business Studies from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business at University College Dublin. While living and working in the US Fiona attained a diploma in Sports Marketing from New York University (NYU) School of Continuing & Professional Education. Fiona has worked in the Tourism sector for over 15 years both in the US and Ireland. On completion of her MBS in 1995 Fiona took up the position of Director of Sales for North America with the Doyle Hotel Group in Washington DC and worked with the organisation through the acquisition of a prominent DC hotel and subsequently during the merger with the Jurys Hotel Group. In late 1999, she relocated to New York to take up the position of Trade Promotions Manager with the Irish Tourist Board. In 2001, Bord Fáilte merged with the Northern Ireland Tourist Board to form Tourism Ireland and Fiona held a number of positions with the organisation including the role of Manager of Strategic Planning & Advertising before returning to Ireland in 2007 to take up the role of Head of Operations with Fáilte Ireland in the West. Most recently Fiona has been appointed Head of Programme and Delivery for the Wild Atlantic Way, one of three key strategic programme areas in the Fáilte Ireland strategic plan 2013-2016. Up to the end of 2013, Fiona held the role of co-chair of the Lakelands & Inland Waterways initiative promoting the development and marketing of the Lakelands destination of Ireland. Fiona is currently an external examiner for GMIT’s tourism programmes. Kate Taylor – Taylored Training Kate Taylor (Howey) is a consultant, trainer, keynote speaker and lecturer, specialising in the tourism and hospitality sector. In senior Sales & Marketing roles for 17 years, Kate’s industry experience includes International Export, SME and a wide range of Tourism & Hospitality businesses. Kate is currently working with private clients and through various mentor panels, offering mentoring & guidance in strategic business planning and all aspects of sales & marketing management. With a real understanding of the hurdles tourism businesses face, Kate’s core objective is to provide her clients with the skills, tools and strategy to achieve results. Kate develops and facilitates a wide range of workshops for clients such as Failte Ireland, The Rubicon Centre, The Marketing Institute of Ireland and Leadership Management Ireland. Recent workshop topics have included ‘Marketing on a Shoestring’, ‘Strategic International Leads Management’ and ‘Consultative Selling for Small Businesses’. With a dynamic & engaging facilitation style, Kate excels in adapting the delivery of content to suit the needs of the participants. As well as holding an honours degree in European Business Studies, Kate is still highly regarded for her academic lecturing and research. With 15 years lecturing experience in a wide range of business subjects including Marketing, Sales Management and Strategic Management, Kate’s philosophy is to translate the textbook learnings into real life applications and to bring the theory alive for students. Kate’s current academic research focuses on “Co-opetition in Tourism Destinations” and is due to be published in 2015. Kate has lived and worked all over the globe, including the Far East, Middle East, Germany & Holland and brings this international and cross cultural expertise to her working life. James Chilton – Director, Irish Centre for Responsible Tourism James is a chartered town planner and strategic tourism planner. James has previously been employed as a director of a scuba diving school in London; as a regional recreation planner for New Zealand’s Department of Conservation and with Brady Shipman Martin in Dublin. James currently works as a freelance tourism consultant and frequently partners with a range of tourism, planning and engineering companies in Ireland as well as working with Fáilte Ireland. James has particular experience in destination planning, trail development, strategic tourism master-planning and responsible tourism development. James has a long-standing interest in responsible tourism, completing an MSc in Tourism Conservation and Sustainable Development with the International Centre for Responsible Tourism in 2001. James is Director of the Irish Centre for Responsible Tourism and established the Irish Responsible Tourism Conference series in 2014 & the Irish Responsible Tourism Awards in 2015, in partnership with the World Responsible Tourism Awards run by For more information please visit

at Radisson SAS Royal Hotel Dublin
Golden Lane Dublin 8
Dublin, Ireland

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Black Wall Street ATL 2016 featuring The Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards

June 6th, 2016

Black Wall Street ATL 2016 featuring The Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards
Event on 2016-06-22 19:30:00
This is our 4th consecutive year in Atlanta and we are so excited. Thanks to Rob Scott and others, our network is continuously growing. So, all are invited to join us for the next Black Wall Street ATL featuring the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards. We celebrate black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race. To date, we have recongized hundreds since our inception in 2011 and have touched 5 US cities: New York, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Atlanta and, as of last year, New Orleans.

at Paschal’s Restaurant
180-B Northside Drive
Atlanta, United States

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The Chronicle 30th Year Celebration and Awards Cermony

April 23rd, 2016

The Chronicle 30th Year Celebration and Awards Cermony
Event on 2016-06-11 18:00:00
Please join us for The Chronicle Newspaper Inc.’s 30th Anniversary Dinner and Awards Ceremony. This exciting event will be held at Lansing Public Media Center 2500 S. Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910. The Awards Dinner’s theme will be “Honoring Hometown Heroes”. On this evening we will award and commend the fine men and women who have worked so hard, putting forth extraordinary efforts to build Mid-Michigan Communities and have made significant contributions for future generations. A portion of the proceeds raised for this event by this event will be donated to “Closing the Digital Gap” a Lansing Area non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that provides low-income residents within the community the opportunity to earn a computer, receive basic computer literacy and Internet training.            Guest include: Keynote Speaker Michigan State Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. Elder Aaron Milton-Jesus of Nazareth Church of God and Christ Michael McFadden-WSSJ Joy 1580 AM and 103.1 FM

at Lansing Public Media Center
2500 S. Washington Ave.
Lansing, United States

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Monticello Cup honors presented by Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

March 9th, 2015

Monticello Cup honors presented by Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival
Occasion on 2015-04-09 18:00:00

Join the Monticello Wine Trail Association, the Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival plus the Jefferson Theater in celebrating the most truly effective wines that Central Virginia has to offer on Thursday, April 9 during the Monticello Cup Awards! This yearly event features 7 varietal groups for tastings complete with delicious food pairings by A Pimento Catering and a keynote presentation by influential Washington Post wine columnist Dave McIntyre. Combined with the prestigious Monticello Cup Award given to probably the most outstanding wine in Central Virginia, numerous award-winning wines are chosen for tastings in each of the following groups:
Sparkling & Rosé
Light Red
Varietal Red
Red Vinifera Blend
Petit Verdot & Cabernet
Dessert Wine

A relaxed tasting event for both the casual wine lover and experienced oenophile, the Monticello Cup Awards promises to be the right begin to a weekend of great Central Virginia Wine. For more information on the entire line-up of occasions, go to


at Jefferson Theater
110 East Principal Street
Charlottesville, United States

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Digital wellness & Innovation Xchange & FHIT Awards

February 8th, 2015

Digital Health & Innovation Xchange & FHIT Awards
Occasion on 2015-03-04 18:00:00

On March 4th at 1776 DC, Digital wellness Xchange is sponsoring and hosting the
2015 Federal Health IT(FHIT)
Innovation Awards

Award groups includes:

  • Mobile
  • Cloud
  • Big Data
  • Interoperability
  • Social Media

To be looked at for an award, email this completed Entry Form to by 5:00 PM on Monday, February 2, 2015. 

The assessment group should include a variety of authorities and Industry leaders from over the Federal wellness sector and there will be one award champion per category. Final champions is established on March 4th, 2015 at 1776 DC.

** Event registration will start on January 26, 2014 **

1776 DC – The Penthouse 

1133 15TH ST. NW, Washington, DC 20005

(4 block walk from McPherson Square Metro – a great amount of parking options)



Wednesday, March 4, 2015

6:00 – 6:30 PM – Registration and Networking

6:30 – 8:30 PM – principal Event & Awards

8:30 – 9:00 PM – Post Event Networking

Questions?  – be sure to contact

Thank you to our Organizing Sponsor with this occasion:    G2Xchange wellness

at 1776 DC – The Penthouse
(4 block stroll from McPherson Square Metro)
Washington, United States

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Berger Marks-Edna Awards Reception

October 21st, 2014

Berger Marks-Edna Awards Reception
Occasion on 2014-11-13 18:00:00

Edna, Kate Awards for Young Women Activists


The Trustees of

the Berger-Marks Foundation

cordially ask one to a reception honoring the champions of

the 4rd Annual ,000 Edna Award

which celebrates the social justice work of females ages 35 and younger


the 1st Kate Mullany Awards

which celebrates a lady 35 or more youthful who has lead the battle for justice within their workplace

The nationwide Press Club

Thursday, October 13, 2014

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Beer, wine & hors d’oeuvres is likely to be served.



What are my transport/parking choices dealing with the event?

The National Press Club is located regarding 13th Floor associated with the Nationwide Press Building.

By Metro:

  1. simply take Metro to Metro Center.
  2. simply take the 13th Street Exit, simply take escalator to 13th Street; you should be during the corner of 13th and G Streets.
  3. Walk one block south to F Street.
  4. Turn right (western) and walk one block to 14th Street
  5. Turn left and walk downhill towards the nationwide Press Building lobby.
  6. Enter and just take the elevators to your 13th Floor

 From Montgomery County:

  1. Take River Road south to Goldsboro Road and change Right.
  2. Turn Left onto Massachusetts Avenue.
  3. Follow Massachusetts Avenue to 14th Street NW and turn right.
  4. From 14th Street change left onto G Street – the PMI Garage is halfway down the block on left at 1325 G Street
  5. Walk from the storage and turn right. At 14th Street change left. Walk 1 1/2 obstructs towards entrance on National Press Building.
  6. Enter and simply take the elevators toward 13th Floor

From Virginia

I-395 North

  1.  Follow indications to 14th Street Bridge; Exit to 14th St
  2. Continue north on 14th St past Washington Monument past Freedom Plaza and Pennsylvania Ave
  3. The nationwide Press Building is in the next block, next door to the J.W. Marriott Hotel

Memorial Bridge

  1.  Cross Memorial Bridge to D.C.
  2. Bear left during the Lincoln Memorial.
  3. Right on Constitution Ave
  4. Left on 15th St
  5. Right on F St
  6. The National Press Building reaches the part of 14th and F St next to the J.W. Marriott Hotel


  1. Take I-66 east throughout the Roosevelt Bridge into D.C.
  2. This becomes Constitution Ave.
  3. Left on 15th St
  4. Right on F
  5. The National Press Building are at the corner of 14th and F St next to the J.W. Marriott Hotel

From Baltimore

  1. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway south and exit at New York Ave (Route 50)
  2. Follow ny Ave entirely to 14th St and turn left (south).
  3. The National Press Building are at the corner of 14th and F St next to the J.W. Marriott Hotel.

Where may I park?

The PMI garage is located on north part of G St between 13th and 14th Streets. Carr Park is located during the corner of 15th and F Streets.

in which may I contact the organizer with any concerns?

Please email us at

Do I need to bring my imprinted ticket to your event?

No!  Just register and show up. 


at National Press Club
529 Fourteenth Street NW – Thirteenth Floor
Washington, United States

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Radio Disney Music Awards 2013 With Actors Elias Washington & Mia Talerico

October 2nd, 2014 ©Shay White Radio Disney Music Awards 2013 Child Actors Elias …

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6th Annual Ebony & White Extravaganza and BuzzZinOFF Awards

September 29th, 2014

6th Annual Ebony & White Extravaganza and BuzzZinOFF prizes
Event on 2015-09-05 18:30:00 Media Vision:The vision is train, mentor and use our youth year around with jobs in news. This yearly Black & White Extravaganza helps us introduce our youth to people who took a bad situation and changed here life among others.Meet our 2014 Honorees that will inspire our youthRichard GallionTamika Maria PriceMichael & Lana MansonRev. Tim WhitePastor Corey BrooksDiane LatikerJohn Ruffin Youth company Spotlight Shines bright onJameelah HirschHosted by: Comedian Bryant "BLT" TurnerRed Carpet Host: Nikki Washington BUY TICKETS ONLINE TODAY!!!Click Here: Event Sponsorship and advertisement Program possibilities available these days!!! Become A Proud Sponsor email united states today at or contact us at (678) 792-8999 VIP Reception/Program/After Party kids greeting – .00 BuzzZin OFF Program & After Party kids Welcome – .00 Kids 4-12 years of age – .00 Teens 13-17 years of age – .00

at Dusable Musuem
740 East 56th Put
Chicago, United States

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