Press Release

BiZBash.com For Immediate Release Contact: Jill Musguire
646.638.3600 ext. 104
jill@bizbash.com

BiZBash Event Expo Features Performances by the
Village People, Big Apple Chorus, NY Swing

Human Christmas Trees and Statues, Disco Cage Dancers, Ice Sculptures and Steven Spielberg…From Madame Tussaud’s!

October 14 and 15
Javits Convention Center
34th and 11th Avenue

Event Highlights:

October 14, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; October 15, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Gathering of 2,500 Event Professionals Will Showcase Hot Trends for The Upcoming Season
Magnificent ice sculptures, wax portraits (Steven Spielberg/ Madame Tussaud’s), dazzling lighting displays, tattoo artists, the latest in event entertainment. Renowned international performance artist Dr. Christof Breidenich will create a giant mural comprised of hundreds of smaller pieces based on the themes featured at the Expo. Pieces of the art will be given away as souvenirs.

October 14, 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m.
The BiZBash Event Industry Hall of Fame Inductions—
Entertainment Recipient The Village People to Perform at 6:15 p.m.
Hall of Fame Inductees include: Renowned Fashion Photographer and Photojournalist Patrick McMullan; Abigail Kirsch Family, New York’s Preeminent Event Caterer for more than 30 years

October 15 Entertainment Line-Up:
11:00 a.m. Big Apple Chorus
11:30 a.m. Big Apple Circus
12:00 p.m. Human Christmas Tree
12:30 p.m. Sky Riders Trampoline Act (football half-time entertainment)
1:30 p.m. Hip-Hop DJ How-To/Scratch DJ Academy
3:00 p.m. Humans as Décor (i.e. Statues, mannequins)
3:30 p.m. Master of Mayhem Carnival Act
4:00 p.m. Russian Dance Troupe
4:30 p.m. Garbage can version of STOMP/Drum Act
5:00 p.m. NY Swing performance

BiZBash U Education Seminars
The Art and Science of Effective Goodie Bags October 14, 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.;
Party Planner War Stories
October 15, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.;
101 Hot Entertainment Ideas
October 14, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.;
Trends and Style: What’s New in 2004
October 15, 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

What:
The third Annual BiZBash Meeting & Event Expo is the ultimate gathering for professional event planners who are the forces behind the biggest events in New York City. More than 2,500 planners and marketers are expected to attend the Expo to find the hottest ideas and resources for the next season of events, product launches, fashion shows, political conventions and more. More than 200 exhibitors will showcase everything from orchestras, wax statues and catering ideas to the hot new venues, latest production and audiovisual techniques, dazzling lighting displays, tents that take your breath away, and props that rethink event décor. BiZBash is to the event world what Women’s Wear Daily is to the fashion industry. Its web site, BiZBash.com, and its newspaper, the Event Style Reporter, are required reading in the industry.



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