People/Events/Accounts: News About Grounded Fitness, South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Glaad Media Awards, and More

INDUSTRY NEWS: Event technology company Evia announced the launch of Evia Player, a video player that transforms videos into smart content using artificial intelligence. Developers hope that the new technology will help clients increase the ROI of their live events.

LOS ANGELES: PopSugar's inaugural Grounded Fitness event will take place March 7 at Goya Studios. Timed to kick off on International Women's Day, the daylong event will have workouts, self-care workshops, fitness classes, inspirational panels, and more.

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MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One will celebrate 20 years in 2021, from February 24-28. Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis will be honored at the festival's signature Tribute Dinner, hosted at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.

A Taste-Full Experience will be returning to Mana Wynwood on March 29. Hosted by the Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show, guests will experience a blind wine tasting with a five-course tasting menu prepared by the Latin Café 2000.

MILAN: Salone del Mobile.Milano has been postponed until June 16-21 due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy. Still headed on to Rho Fiera Milano, the event originally was scheduled for April 21-26.

NEW YORK: Bette Midler will make her first-ever appearance as a presenter at the 31st Annual Glaad Media Awards in New York on March 19.

Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Rather, Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan, and many other notable people will perform their favorite poems April 29 in celebration of National Poetry Month at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.

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PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE: Registration is open for the Well Conference, an inaugural event focused on improving the health and well-being of people through better physical environments. It will take place March 29-April 1 at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale.

With contributions from Ashton Pike in Atlanta, Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles, and Rayna Katz, Beth Kormanik, and Michele Laufik in New York.

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