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Readers' Choice Awards Voting Is Now Open

Hundreds of submissions poured in and the finalists have been announced—now we need your help to determine the winners. Make sure your voice is heard and vote for your favorites in each of the nine Readers' Choice Awards categories.

Voting closes April 17 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Winners will be announced at BizBash Live: The Expo South Florida on Wednesday, April 29 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. Also stay tuned to @BizBashLive as the winners are live-tweeted from the event.

For more information, visit bizbash.com/expofl or call 646.839.6831.

Voting Rules: Voters may cast one vote in each category every 24 hours.

1. Association or Nonprofit Event Planner of the Year

1. Association or Nonprofit Event Planner of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an event planner who works in-house for an association or nonprofit organization and consistently exceeds expectations and raises the bar of his or her organization’s goals through organizing, managing, and executing meetings and events.

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  • Dawn Read - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Dawn Read, Winterfest, Inc.
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    Dawn Read - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Dawn Read

    Event Director, Winterfest, Inc.

    Dawn is committed to creating quality, high profile events for her community that brings family and friends together. Celebrating 44 years, the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade has grown into an internationally recognized event and has been dubbed “The World’s Most Watched Boat Parade.” Dawn also serves on the boards of the Florida Festival and Events Association—currently as secretary—and the Friends of Birch State Park. Additionally, she sits on the School Advisory Board for Nova High School and serves on several committees for charitable events. ×
  • Brittany Manzie - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Brittany Manzie, NACE South Florida
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    Brittany Manzie - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Brittany Manzie

    President, NACE South Florida

    Brittany’s leadership roles with the National Association for Catering and Events and as a catering manager at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has been a catalyst in securing more than $250,000 in direct funding for the Museum of Discovery and Science, Feeding South Florida, and NACE National. Brittany has secured in-kind gifts for charity auctions and special events from her own property, along with countless gifts from other hotelier professionals, which has supported local organizations that impact children affected by the trauma of abuse and neglect. Throughout all of this, Brittany has managed to exceed her sales goal by 158 percent and was awarded Manager of the Year in 2014. ×
  • Hollie Altman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Hollie Altman, Pérez Art Museum Miami
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    Hollie Altman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Hollie Altman

    Director of Special Events, Pérez Art Museum Miami

    Hollie has been the director of special events and sales at the beautiful Pérez Art Museum Miami since September 2012. Under her leadership, the event program was developed and implemented for the iconic Herzog & de Meuron building, located right on Biscayne Bay in downtown Miami. Since the museum's opening in December 2013, the event department has brought in more than 140 corporate events, weddings, and meetings, netting $1.2 million, which benefits the museum’s educational programs. Hollie also led the PAMM Gala planning team, netting $950,000 in the 2013 Grand Opening Gala and $645,000 in 2014. ×
2. Caterer of the Year

2. Caterer of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an individual who works as a caterer, catering director, or food and beverage director with full-time kitchens, and consistently exceeds the goals of corporate, association, and nonprofit clients by providing outstanding food and beverage while also offering innovative food design, resourceful food ingredient sourcing, and an exceptional level of service. Nominees may be working at an off-premise catering company or in-house with a venue.

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  • Doug Brown - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Doug Brown, Ovations Catering
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    Doug Brown - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Doug Brown

    Owner, Ovations Catering

    Doug Brown is celebrating 20 years of catering in South Florida. He has a knack for making a party special with food, service, and fun, and he makes clients feel comfortable with his calm demeanor and knowledge of the industry. Doug has supported many great causes with donations and catering, including the SmartRide, which fed 800 bike riders and crew from Miami to Key West and raised over $1 million last year, and Little Smiles Gala Ball, which has raised money for terminally ill children for the past seven years. ×
  • Chris Bulgarin - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Chris Bulgarin, Delicious Catering
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    Chris Bulgarin - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Chris Bulgarin

    Owner/Chef, Delicious Catering

    Chef Christopher Bulgarin had his first culinary job at the age of 14. He worked in all aspects of the restaurant business to fine-tune his understanding of dining. After many years of working in some of the trendiest restaurants in Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Miami, he finally decided to go on his own in 2004. Christopher has participated in many food shows, festivals, and TV cooking demos. He has taught gourmet cooking classes at Miami Dade College, Fairchild Botanical Garden, and Pinecrest Garden. Recently, he was featured in the TV show, What’s Happening Coral Gables. He loves to share his expertise and experiences with people. ×
  • Bill Hansen - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Bill Hansen, Bill Hansen Catering
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    Bill Hansen - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Bill Hansen

    CEO, Bill Hansen Catering

    Bill Hansen brings more than 45 years of catering, entrepreneurial, and food service management experience that has included catering for four U.S. presidents, Pope John Paul II, and champion Super Bowl teams. Bill’s extensive expertise has made him one of the country’s leading food experts and CEO of one of South Florida’s top catering firms. His experience has also resulted in a newfound passion for helping entrepreneurs develop and market new products and services. Bill loves helping others succeed, he loves the business of catering, he loves to consult for other caterers, and he loves to write and speak at conferences. ×
  • Alejandro Muguerza - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Alejandro Muguerza, Le Basque
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    Alejandro Muguerza - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Alejandro Muguerza

    President, Le Basque

    Alejandro Muguerza is the president and creative force behind Le Basque. He grew up in Spain's Basque Country, and this heritage has been the defining feature that has influenced his culinary direction. This environment, combined with an Anglophile upbringing, his art studies in Florence, years spent living in London and Brussels, and his travels throughout the world, have provided Muguerza the background to bring to the discerning clients of Le Basque, an eclectic, international, and sophisticated style of entertaining. ×
  • Joy Wallace - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Joy Wallace, A Joy Wallace Catering & Event Design
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    Joy Wallace - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Joy Wallace

    Caterer, A Joy Wallace Catering & Event Design

    Respected by peers, cherished by clients, adored by her team, and inspiring to those who meet her, Joy Wallace has become an international catering industry icon. In 2004, Joy formed the Disaster Relief Services catering division of A Joy Wallace, landing several catering contracts in Florida and the Gulf Coast. A Joy Wallace is one of very few Florida-based catering businesses with full turnkey site capability, helping those in need when disaster strikes. In addition, A Joy Wallace has been the in-house operator of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Cafe and Shop for more than 12 years. ×
3. Corporate Event Planner of the Year

3. Corporate Event Planner of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an individual working in-house at a corporate organization who consistently exceeds the goals of a company through organizing, managing, and executing meetings and events. In this instance, corporate organizations may not include companies available to hire for events.

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  • Victoria Ascione - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Victoria Ascione, Bacardi
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    Victoria Ascione - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Victoria Ascione

    Coroporate Events Planner, Bacardi

    Victoria Ascione is the director of corporate meetings and events for Bacardi USA in Coral Gables, Florida. She has been with Bacardi for more than 30 years, and she provides strategic meeting management aligned with the Bacardi corporate values. A 25-year veteran of meeting management, Victoria is an appointed member of the Board of Advisors for the Event Management Program at the University of Central Florida Rosen School of Hospitality. She holds a Certification in Meeting Planning (CMP) and a Certification in Meetings Management (CMM) and was inducted into the BizBash Hall of Fame in 2012. In her leisure, Victoria enjoys traveling, reading, family time, and of course a well-crafted Bacardi cocktail. ×
  • Cara Cambria - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Cara Cambria, Miami Dolphins
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    Cara Cambria - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Cara Cambria

    Manager, Special Events, Miami Dolphins

    Cara Cambria has been the manager of special events at the Sun Life Stadium for four years. On behalf of the stadium, she books and manages all of the corporate, social, and parking lot events. Additionally, she manages the Miami Dolphins’ pre-game private functions. Prior to joining the stadium, she worked for six years in the executive offices at the New York City-based Related Companies from 2005 to 2011. She also served as manager of regional publicity at Miramax Films from 1995 to 2001, also in New York City. She moved to South Florida four years ago and currently lives in Hollywood. ×
  • Fallon Chertock - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Fallon Chertock, Zumba
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    Fallon Chertock - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Fallon Chertock

    Event Specialist, Zumba

    Fallon Chertock is a leading event specialist at Zumba, the world’s largest branded dance-fitness company in 180-plus countries. Applauded for her can-do attitude and attention to detail, Fallon’s biggest accomplishments have included leading production for Zumba’s Home Office Connection Events, where she produces 15 events annually for as many as 300 instructors in destinations such as Spain, New York, and Israel, and working on the Zumba Nightclub tour with six shows in four cities alongside celebrity DJ Lil Jon and Zumba superstar Gina Grant in 2013. “I love working with people from around the world. It’s a fun and unique opportunity to work with different languages ... and customs," says Fallon. ×
4. Event Designer of the Year

4. Event Designer of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an individual event designer who effectively communicates the message, goal, and/or brand integration in developing corporate, association, social, and nonprofit events through innovative decor. Nominees should not include individuals in-house at a corporate or nonprofit organization.

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  • Frank Clemente - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Frank Clemente, CONCEPTBAIT GE+FDG
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    Frank Clemente - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Frank Clemente

    Visual Director/Sr. Event Designer, CONCEPTBAIT GE+FDG

    Frank Clemente is the senior event designer and executive producer of Conceptbait in St. Petersburg, Florida. In 2015, Clemente launched FrankLynn Visual Merchandising (FLVM), a spin-off company that produces impactful, attention-grabbing brand and target-specific work geared to the visual merchandising design needs of the hospitality, real estate, and brick and mortar retail businesses. After designing a series of events in 2014 for the Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit, Conceptbait has been asked to participate in this year's event in Monaco. Clemente has been recognized for his area-wide civic pride and mentoring of new entrepreneurs, and he always extends his creativity to the area's official marketing agencies: Visit St. Pete/Clearwater and Visit Tampa Bay. ×
  • Karla Dascal - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Karla Dascal, Karla Events
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    Karla Dascal - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Karla Dascal

    Event Designer, Karla Events

    Karla Dascal is a Miami native whose creative vision and quest for elegance began in 1992. Karla first opened Roses by Karla Inc., which produced unique, architecturally inspired floral concepts for residences and businesses in South Florida. After developing a strong client base, Karla wanted to redefine special events with the same dedication and innovation she had become known for demonstrating. Karla Conceptual Event Experiences has become one of the most sought-after and celebrated full-service event planning and design production companies. Twenty years since its inception, private and corporate clients continue to depend on Karla for extraordinary, expertly crafted events and celebrations. ×
  • Christina Harris - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Christina Harris, Swanky Soiree Events
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    Christina Harris - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Christina Harris

    Owner, Swanky Soiree Events

    A dedicated event planner and designer, Christina Harris has created a true one-stop shop for any event planning needs. Prior to launching Swanky Soiree, she worked in the interior design and fashion design industries. Christina, who also has a background in graphic design, has had a long career in the hospitality industry working for various restaurants and catering companies. She has organized a number of events, includings weddings, charity events, and showers, and she has been voted best in the wedding category by Wedding Wire and recognized by Every Last Detail in the article, A Glamorous Oceanfront Blush and Gold Wedding. ×
  • Cameron Keating - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Cameron Keating, Cameron Keating Events
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    Cameron Keating - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Cameron Keating

    Owner, Cameron Keating Events

    Cameron Keating has been creating innovative and floral designs since he opened the Design Studio at Palm Beach's the Breakers 18 years ago. Under his leadership, the studio was voted Best Hotel Event Designer in 2012. He uses color, texture, and shape to produce memorable visuals that are simply unforgettable. His clientele includes Tom Brady, Rush Limbaugh, Bryant Gumbel, Bob Costas, Morgan Stanley, PNC Bank, Energizer Corporation, Colgate, and National Association of Chain Drugstores. He has been featured in publications such as Palm Beach Illustrated, New York Post, Weddings Illustrated, and Wedding Style Grace Ormonde. ×
5. Event or Entertainment Producer of the Year

5. Event or Entertainment Producer of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an individual event producer who has demonstrated an exceptional ability to create a vision and execute all aspects of technical and creative event production on corporate, association, and nonprofit events. Nominees should not include individuals in-house at a corporate or nonprofit organization.

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  • Jose Dans - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Jose Dans, Wow Factor Marketing Group
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    Jose Dans - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Jose Dans

    Chief Innovator/President, Wow Factor Marketing Group

    Jose Dans leverages more than two decades of experience in event production and experiential marketing. He invested most of his career development at Fox Television, USA Network, Tribune Company, and Univision Radio, where he built loyal professional and political relationships throughout his tenures that allowed him to create some of the largest events in South Florida. Wow Factor Marketing Group is a company that embraces the markets it serves. Over the past nine years, Wow Factor has donated more than 20 percent of its gross annual proceeds back to major nonprofit organizations in the community. ×
  • Doug Jones - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Doug Jones, Sixth Star Entertainment
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    Doug Jones - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Doug Jones

    President, Sixth Star Entertainment

    Combining creativity with a charismatic personality and a can-do attitude, Doug Jones has been a leader in the event and entertainment industry for more than 30 years. He began his career in the cruise industry and played a pivotal role in developing the entertainment and events, first as a cruise director and then as executive producer and director of entertainment. In 2002, Jones drew from his experience to launch Sixth Star, an entertainment and event "one-stop” shop. His company has produced events and shows and provided programs for the Atlantis Resort, Kuala Lampur Malaysia, Winterfest Boat Parade, and Seminole properties, including Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. ×
  • Bobby Rodriguez - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Bobby Rodriguez, Bobby Rodriguez Productions
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    Bobby Rodriguez - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Bobby Rodriguez

    President, Bobby Rodriguez Productions

    After years of acting and singing, in 1981, Bobby Rodriguez formed Bobby Rodriguez Productions Inc., a full-service event and entertainment company. Over the years he has produced hundreds of events for nonprofit, social, and corporate clients. In 2005, the Florida Festivals and Events Association awarded Bobby Professional of the Year. Bobby is a board member or officer for a number of organizations, including Florida Festivals and Events Association, International Special Events Society, and the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association. ×
6. Rising Star

6. Rising Star (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to the most innovative event, meeting, or hospitality professional. The individual must have no more than five years as an industry professional, working on corporate, nonprofit, and/or private social events, meetings, or festivals on a regular basis. Nominations should highlight how the individual has contributed to the development of the industry, demonstrating effective and creative execution of ideas and the influential role he or she played.

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  • Megan Connelly - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Megan Connelly, Bloomingdales
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    Megan Connelly - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Megan Connelly

    Event Manager, Bloomingdales

    Megan Connelly is the public relations and event manager for Bloomingdale's Miami Market. She creates, plans, and executes 450 special events and community partnerships each year, including charity fund-raisers, designer personal appearances, fashion shows, and cosmetic trend presentations. Megan has developed innovative event concepts such as the Stiletto Strut, Rock the Runway, Cupcake Wars, and Handbag Hunt. Megan has partnered with dozens of charities, including Dress for Success, National Kidney Foundation, and Lauren's Kids, to host fund-raising events for Bloomingdale's philanthropic mission. She was awarded the inaugural Bloomingdale's Public Relations Excellence Award for the Southeast and Midwest Region in 2012. ×
  • Alyssa Ramos - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Alyssa Ramos, Que Belle Event Production and Marketing
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    Alyssa Ramos - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Alyssa Ramos

    Chief Events Officer, Que Belle Event Production and Marketing

    Alyssa Ramos is the chief events officer of the award-winning Que Belle Event Production and Marketing, which provides event and marketing services to individuals and corporate clients. She works with clients to create memorable events while ensuring they are a guest at their own event. Some of the most impactful events produced include the grand opening of Ikea Miami, Kendall Regional Medical Center’s Winter Wonderland Extravaganza, and the grand opening for Toyota of North Miami. Personally, she enjoys developing relationships to cultivate business opportunities for those in her network. ×
  • Laura Rodriguez - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Laura Rodriguez, EVoga Event Production
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    Laura Rodriguez - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Laura Rodriguez

    Event Specialist, EVoga Event Production

    Laura Rodriguez is a visionary and lives by an “anything is possible” attitude. As the event specialist at Evoga, Laura excels in understanding each client's unique vision and will stop at nothing to bring it to life and exceed expectations. Laura's eye for detail and creative imagination has helped bring some of the most magical special occasions to life. Despite the fast pace of the industry, she always manages to make each client feel as if they are her only priority. Her customer service skills are spoken highly of along with her kind demeanor and personalized attention to each client's needs. ×
7. Social Event Planner of the Year

7. Social Event Planner of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an industry leader who consistently exceeds the needs of social clients through organizing, managing, and executing events at an exceptional level. Social events include weddings, bar or bat mitzvahs, private dinner parties, and other personal occasions. Nominees should not include individuals in-house at a corporate or nonprofit organization.

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  • Erica Berman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Erica Berman, Jane Layne Events
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    Erica Berman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Erica Berman

    CEP, Jane Layne Events

    In the six years since the inception of Jane Layne Events, Erica Berman has made a name for herself by being able to take a party and turn it into an event. She has a knack for taking a client’s celebration—whether it is a dinner party, an anniversary, or a milestone birthday—and uniquely branding it so it takes on a life of its own, especially in the social media world. In 2013, she opened a New York City office and expanded the Jane Layne brand to her hometown market, and she now travels back and forth between the Big Apple and the Sunshine State. ×
  • Nathalie Cadet-James - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Nathalie Cadet-James, Luxe Fete Event Planning and Design Studio
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    Nathalie Cadet-James - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Nathalie Cadet-James

    President and CEO, Luxe Fete Event Planning and Design Studio

    Nathalie Cadet-James was a top attorney for eight years before feeding her passion for planning and designing social events. Nathalie initially thought, "What if I fail?" But then she asked, "What if I fly?" She has since soared. Donna Karan, who is one of Nathalie's clients, once told Nathalie's mother, "I am going to kidnap your daughter, she is so amazing." That passion also helped Nathalie manage a multi-day $1,000,000 wedding in the Caribbean. Nathalie is enjoying her foray in corporate planning and recently produced a successful five-day incentive trip abroad for Christian Dior. She is invested in Miami's cultural transformation and has served in leadership capacities with Overtown Music Project and New World Symphony. ×
  • Stacey Feldman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Stacey Feldman, Peacock Premier Events
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    Stacey Feldman - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Stacey Feldman

    President, Peacock Premier Events

    Stacey Feldman is one of South Florida’s most innovative and creative event planners. She combines her attention to detail, and “out-of-the-box” style to zone in on her client’s exact needs. Most notably, she has planned large celebrity events, including Slip-N-Slide Record’s 15th Anniversary Event and the Grand Opening of David Barton Gym at the Gansevoort South Hotel. Stacey and her work has recently been featured on Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing Miami, TLC’s Four Weddings, the Palm Beach Post, and CBS12. Some awards she has won include W Hotel Fort Lauderdale’s Wows Vows 2011 design competition and Taste of NACE 2013 Tabletop Design. ×
  • Chris Weinberg - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Chris Weinberg, Chris Weinberg Events
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    Chris Weinberg - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Chris Weinberg

    Event Planner/CEO, Chris Weinberg Events

    Chris Weinberg is well known throughout South Florida as a party expert. As owner of Chris Weinberg Events, a special event and wedding planning firm, Chris has more than a decade of experience designing, planning, and managing exclusive events in South Florida and worldwide. The firm's innovative concepts, hands-on approach, and attention to detail has earned a reputation for producing the highest quality events, including coordinating elaborate fund-raisers, bespoke weddings, purposeful corporate events, and social celebrations. When clients are looking to bring their special occasion to life, they turn to Chris Weinberg Events. ×
8. Venue Manager of the Year

8. Venue Manager of the Year (One vote per category permitted)
This award will be presented to an individual working in-house at a venue available for events or meetings as a venue manager who consistently exceeds the goals of corporate, association, and nonprofit clients by providing an outstanding level of service in representing the venue to the industry and assisting planners and vendors with onsite event execution.

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  • Alfredo Barrios - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Alfredo Barrios, Gallery of Amazing Things
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    Alfredo Barrios - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Alfredo Barrios

    Event & Show Coordinator, Gallery of Amazing Things

    Alfredo Barrios credits his passion for events to his Cuban heritage: bursting with bravado, excitement, and hospitality. That same level of enthusiasm is injected into every event he coordinates. His greatest accomplishments include earning the Gallery of Amazing Things a nomination for Best New Venue at the BizBash Style Awards in 2013. He also produced the Flair for Fashion benefit, which raised money for the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale’s Scholarship Fund in 2014, and directed the inaugural International Ceramics and Glass Fair, which attracted more than 2,000 visitors in 2015. ×
  • Daniel Davidson - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Daniel Davidson, The Temple House
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    Daniel Davidson - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Daniel Davidson

    Owner, The Temple House

    Daniel Davidson graduated with a degree in genetics from the University of California Berkeley. After founding three companies, in 2003, he acquired a 70-year-old historic Art Deco synagogue in South Beach and transformed it into the Temple House, one of the most celebrated private event venues in the United States. Some of his accomplishments at the property include making sure that all clients, vendors, and partners leave with wonderful, lasting memories and a desire to return. He is also committed to the preservation of the beautiful Art Deco property. ×
  • Carolyn Lasser - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist
    Carolyn Lasser, Lakeside Terrace Boca Raton
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    Carolyn Lasser - BizBash Miami/South Florida Readers' Choice Awards finalist Carolyn Lasser

    Catering Sales Manager, Lakeside Terrace Boca Raton

    Carolyn Lasser has more than 22 years of experience in the catering, event, and hospitality Industry. Carolyn joined the Lakeside Terrace team in 2011 and has since introduced a new venue to the community, built relationships with area planners and vendors, and aided in menu development. Carolyn is best known for her culinary knowledge, artistic event vision, and her meticulous attention to detail. She has brought in more than $2 million in sales within three years and is solely responsible for selling and producing more than 250 events annually. Her greatest joy is seeing the satisfied looks on her clients’ faces when their event dreams are realized. ×