People/Events/Accounts: News about Meals on Wheels Chicago, Adobe Max, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and More

CHICAGO: Meals on Wheels Chicago’s 31st annual Celebrity Chef Ball will take place November 8 at Morgan Manufacturing.

LOS ANGELES: Adobe Max 2019 will take place November 3-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Speakers include John Mulaney, Billie Eilish, David LaChapelle, and M. Night Shyamalan.

For information on upcoming events in Los Angeles, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/losangeles 

NEW YORK: The Metropolitan Museum of Art has appointed AKA N.Y.C. its agency of record. 

For information on upcoming events in New York, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/newyork 

TORONTO: The eighth annual Purple Party, presented by TD and Procom, raised more than $200,000 for childhood cancer research and programs through Childhood Cancer Canada and Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation. The event took place October 24. 

WASHINGTON: Thompson Washington D.C. hotel will open in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood in December. The 225-room hotel will have 7,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, including a rooftop that can hold more than 300 guests for receptions. 

The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association recognized the National Conference Center in Leesburg as hotel of the year and the property’s executive chef, Frank Estremera, as chef of the year. 

With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Beth Kormanik, Michele Laufik, and Ian Zelaya in New York.

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