Attracting and keeping sponsors is a challenge that every event organizer faces, whether planning a gala, conference, or festival. While it’s important to give them what they want, can it be done without breaking the bank? Join Todd Hawkins of the Todd Group and BizBash editor in chief Anna Sekula on September 25 at 2pm for a conversation on how sponsorships are changing, with new ideas on providing maximum value without sacrificing brand identity or budget. Register now at bizbash.com/webinars.
BOSTON - Boston Children’s Hospital League will host its “Under the Big Top” gala on November 15 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. The evening will feature dinner, dancing, and a live auction. READ MORE
CHICAGO - The Chicago Humanities Festival will host its 25th anniversary benefit gala at the Four Seasons hotel on October 21. The evening will honor John W. And Jeanne M. Rowe as Humanists of the Year. READ MORE
LOS ANGELES - Here’s a review of the Sunset Strip Music Festival, now in its seventh year and expanded from one to two days. Los Angeles Times: http://lat.ms/1ud3PTk READ MORE
WASHINGTON, D.C. - CBS hosted a screening of the new drama Madam Secretary at the Institute of Peace on Thursday; former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was among the guests. Washington Post: http://wapo.st/1DsngKT READ MORE