Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Tom Leader 212.764.6505, ext. 13

BizBash Names Former Washington Post Writer Walter Nicholls as Washington Bureau Chief

Washington, D.C. - November 19, 2008 - Chad Kaydo, Editor in Chief of BizBash, the media company serving the meeting and event industry, announced today that former Washington Post staff writer and native Washingtonian Walter Nicholls has been named as the company’s Washington Bureau Chief.

According to Kaydo, “Walter is a great addition to our staff of editors covering events across the country. He brings a solid understanding of the Washington event scene and a proven ability to find the innovative ideas and behind-the-scenes details our readers crave and expect.”

Nicholls wrote for the food section of The Washington Post for 12 years, including the long running “Foraging” column. He also wrote about restaurants and travel for the paper's Sunday magazine and Travel section.  Prior to working at The Post, he ran his own catering company, Walter & Rosanna, for five years.

He can be reached at 202.625.0611 and You can also continue to send information about events to

BizBash is the most-visited Web site in the world for professional event planners, producers, and suppliers, with an average of 200,000 unique visits monthly to BizBash now serves six metropolitan markets in North America, including New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Washington, Florida, and Chicago. The company publishes magazines, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows for the event industry.

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