• Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    POSTED February 5, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    POSTED February 5, 2018
     
  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
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  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    POSTED February 5, 2018
     

Denver’s McNichols Civic Center Building was decked out Willy Wonka style on June 20, 2017, for the ninth annual International Live Events Association (ILEA) Denver Excellence Awards. Members and guests celebrated the accomplishments of their peers and enjoyed cocktails, dinner and dancing. A team of judges from the Chicago chapter of ILEA selected the winners.

Erase any vision you might have of a dude ranch, especially the “City Slicker” version. For the purposes of this story, let’s use the name ranch resort and picture a big dose of vision and thousands of acres for both herds and people to roam. It’s a fairly different option, but one with similar friendliness and the Western spirit of a dude ranch.

 

For its September 2019 meeting, the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) Philadelphia Chapter—which serves industry professionals in the Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware region—thought it would try something different. Instead of focusing on the visual presentation of food, organizers took away the sense of sight entirely, outfitting diners with a blindfold at dinner.
 

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to lauren.pahmeier@tigeroak.com.

Theron Gore was recently named the chief marketing officer for East West Hospitality.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?