6. The ROSE Award winners: Sandra Gaines; Kathy Means-Lake; Denise Spernak; Michael Kane; Gwendolyn Britton of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy; Ernie Miedema of MotorCity Casino; Matt Galat of Hyatt Place Detroit/Utica.
The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau honored more than 200 hospitality workers and volunteers at its 21st Annual Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards on September 23 at the Detroit Opera House. WXYZ’s Glenda Lewis served as mistress of ceremonies, while the Rodney Lamar Page Band, Kurt J and Evelyn Renee provided entertainment.
The New York and New Jersey chapters of the National Association for Catering & Events (NACE), along with the Banquet Event Strategic Task Force (BEST Task Force), held an in-person gathering in August, their first since the start of the pandemic.