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Best Awards/Recognition Program

          “CURE Extraordinary Healer Award Reception”

          Portland Spaces
          “The Root Awards”

          World Literature Today
          “Neustadt International Prize for Literature”

Best Conference/Trade Show/Exposition

          The Atlantic
          “Aspen Ideas Festival”

          O, The Oprah Magazine
          “O You!”

          Yoga Journal Magazine
          “The 13th Annual Colorado Conference”

Best Custom Advertiser Event

          Best Life
          “The Best Life Experience at the Delta Crown Room”

          The FADER
          “Levi’s/FADER FORT”

          “Tylenol Feel Better Program”

Best First-time Event

          Golf Digest
          “Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge”

          Metropolitan Home
          “Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House”

          Mpls St.Paul Magazine
          “Taste! Mpls.St.Paul’s Ultimate Wine & Dine”

Best Magazine Launch Party

          “BizBash Chicago Launch Party”

          Portland Spaces
          “Portland Spaces Launch Party”

          SOBeFiT Magazine
          “SOBeFiT Magazine Launch Event

Best Non-Profit/Charity Event

          “ASID Showcase Home”

          Nintendo Power
          “Nintendo Power 20th Anniversary Celebration”

          Shape Magazine
          “Pilates for Pink”

Best Online Event

          “Cosmopolitan StarLaunch: The Search for the Next Fun Fearless Female

          Tools of the Trade
          “The Site Commander”

          Travel Weekly
          “Virtual Leisure Summit”

Best Regional Event

          “Top 100 Annual Events”

          Charleston magazine
          “Charleston Fashion Week”

          Oklahoma Today
          “Vince Gill: Back in Class”

Best Series of Events

          Better Homes and Gardens
          “Better Homes and Gardens The Living Green Tour”

          MAKE magazine and CRAFT magazine
          “Maker Faire”

          Real Simple
          “Holiday Solutions Tour”

Best Special Event

          BUST Magazine
          “BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular”

          “Women of the Year Awards”

          Masonry Construction
          “The Mason’s Challenge Spec Mix Bricklayer 500”