Press Release

BiZBash.com For Immediate Release Contact:David Adler 646.638.3600 x101
dadler@bizbash.com

MAUREEN REIDY TO BE INDUCTED TO THE BIZBASH HALL OF FAME
New York City’s Chief Marketing Officer to be Honored at BiZBash’s 2007 Event Style Awards on March 28th Celebrating NYC’s $ 4 Billion Events Industry

New York, New York - March 5, 2007 - BiZBash President & CEO David Adler has announced that Maureen Reidy, President and CEO of NYC Big Events, will be entered into the BiZBash Hall of Fame for her contribution to luring some of the biggest events held in New York City.

Ms. Reidy is also known as New York City’s Chief Marketing Office and is responsible for attracting some of the biggest events to the city including the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards, the 2005 Country Music Association Awards and the 2004 Republican National Convention which generated hundred of millions of dollars for the city. Her recent successes include the announcement of the return of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July 2008 to New York City – marking the first time in over 30 years the event will be held in the Big Apple.

“Maureen Reidy has been instrumental in helping to revitalize the city’s economy,” said Adler. “Her work generates millions of dollars for New York and has helped to bring new businesses and bring an air of luster back to New York that had been missing for many years.”

The BiZBash 2007 Event Style Awards is an awards show for event professionals working in the New York area who are responsible for meetings, conferences, events, product launches and gala benefits and arranging the MC's for them. Awards include Best Event, Best Video, Best Gift Bag, and Best Meeting/Incentive Event Program, and more.

The awards recognize the excellence that keeps New York City’s $4 billion events industry growing each year. It is attended by top corporate event/meeting planners, marketing and PR professionals, and vendors in the event industry- including caterers, florists, audio visual companies, lighting and sound companies, venues managers, decor and design companies.

When
Wednesday, March 28th, 2007
6:00 PM VIP cocktail party
6:00 PM-9:00 PM Event (awards ceremony from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM)

Where
Nokia Theater, Times Square
1515 Broadway (at West 44th Street)

BiZBash Media is the authority for anyone who plans, designs, or influences corporate and nonprofit events. The company publishes magazines, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows for the event industry in New York, Florida, Toronto, and now Los Angeles and Southern California. In just six years, BiZBash has become the largest Web site on the Internet serving New York City event and meeting planners, event producers, and marketers responsible for producing the more than 110,000 corporate and nonprofit events held annually.

More information about the event is available at www.bizbash.com.






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