US: A Virtual Autism Speaks Walk, a New Certificate Manager for Event Vendors, and More

NATIONAL: Momentum Artists, an artist management and producing agency, has launched Music2Meeting. The team will perform live on Aug. 1 via a livestream multicast hosted by Grammy award-winning conductor John McLaughlin Williams. Music2Meeting is an international agency that merges the business world and the music industry, bringing live performances and team building activities by musicians to the virtual workplace. A percentage of every sale of a Music2Meeting online performance will be donated to the nonprofit cancer charity ICAN—the International Cancer Advocacy Network.

Hollywood Branded will hold the Marketer's Content Playbook Virtual Summit Aug. 4-6. The conference will offer a focus on three different content marketing tracks, designed to help brand marketers and their agencies better create and market their content. 

Thimble has released Certificate Manager, a free tool designed to improve the vendor management process. The platform allows event managers to set their insurance requirements, alert contractors, and receive notifications when it's time to renew expiring policies. 

LAS VEGAS: Resorts World Las Vegas will open in summer 2021 offering a new concert and entertainment experience with a 5,000-capacity venue space. The Theatre is a joint development between Resorts World Las Vegas and AEG Presents, and will be exclusively programmed and operated by Concerts West, a division of AEG Presents. 

LOS ANGELES: The Glenmark, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, officially opened on July 17. The first full-service Marriott International hotel in Glendale features 85 stylish guest rooms, Olia restaurant and the Mila Rooftop Bar, and 7,900 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

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

NEW YORK: New York City's Autism Speaks Walk will take place virtually on Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. 

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

SAN FRANCISCO: The 43rd annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase will launch its first-ever virtual event on Aug. 29. In-person tours are tentatively scheduled for Aug. 29 to Sept. 27, re-opening regulations permitting. The Showcase will launch with virtual tours including a walkthrough video tour of the house and landscaped spaces, an interactive 3D self-guided tour with links to designer interviews, and more. Originally set to open in April, work halted on the 6,500-square-foot home in March due to COVID-19. All the funds raised through the Decorator Showcase will go to the San Francisco University High School Financial Aid Program. 

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