• Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    1. Lifetime Achievement Award winner Larry Alexander.

    <p>1. Lifetime Achievement Award winner Larry Alexander.</p>
  • Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

     2. Delicious bites making the rounds. 

    <p>&nbsp;2. Delicious bites making the rounds.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
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    3. MIM+E editor Alexa Stanard and David McKnight of Emerald City Designs. 

    <p>3. MIM+E editor Alexa Stanard and David McKnight of Emerald City Designs.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
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    4. Empty Canvas’ painting coming together. 

    <p>4. Empty Canvas’ painting coming together.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
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    5. The crowd enjoying the sounds of Empty Canvas. 

    <p>5. The crowd enjoying the sounds of Empty Canvas.&nbsp;</p>
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    6. Laurie Burger, Kristina Reitler and Rebecca Selesky of Spartan Hospitality Group. 

    <p>6. Laurie Burger, Kristina Reitler and Rebecca Selesky of Spartan Hospitality Group.&nbsp;</p>
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    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    7. Rachael Love of The Henry, Kurt Colone of Mike Staff Productions and Kate Montgomery of Detroit Golf Club. 

    <p>7. Rachael Love of The Henry, Kurt Colone of Mike Staff Productions and Kate Montgomery of Detroit Golf Club.&nbsp;</p>
  • Event Snapshots: The 11th Annual Best of Michigan Awards

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    8. Paul Viviano of Viviano Flower Shop and Michael DeLapp. 

    <p>8. Paul Viviano of Viviano Flower Shop and Michael DeLapp.&nbsp;</p>
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    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    9. Alexa Stanard, Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Jucewicz and Laurie Burger.

    <p>9. Alexa Stanard, Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Jucewicz and Laurie Burger.</p>

MIM+E held its 11th annual Best of Michigan party May 19 at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Kurt Colone and Mike Staff Productions provided music and emcee services; event favorite Empty Canvas returned to provide entertainment; Shutterbooth made sure everyone got the chance to take a photo; Holiday Market served up delicious desserts and Top That! Event provided the décor.

From May 1 to July 14, Philadelphians were enthralled by Chinese culture at the 4th annual Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival held in historic Franklin Square. Attendees witnessed 27 lantern displays that were larger than life and made of more than 2,000 lit sculptures and 20,000 LED lights. 

 

A conversation with the magazine's Hall of Famers from 2008 and 2009. 

 

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International – Southern Colorado Chapter held its annual summer fundraiser on July 17 at Colorado Springs Marriott. A beach party theme kept things lively, and members were encouraged to “flamingle” and bring guests of all ages. Funds raised benefitted CASA of the Pikes Peak Region.