MPI New Jersey Chapter held an energetic networking event on Nov. 29 at Bowlmor Lanes Green Brook. There was plenty of fun, a few gutter balls and lots of networking. Some of the groups that came together even sported team shirts for a little fun competition.
Pole Position Raceway is partnering with The FIA Formula E Championship to celebrate the New York City ePrix, the first FIA-sanctioned motorsports event to take place in any of the five boroughs of New York City in modern history. In advance of the historic ePrix event occurring July 15 – 16, Pole Position Raceway will host free viewing parties of the international Formula E races/
New Jersey Meetings + Events held its inaugural Best of New Jersey readers’ choice awards on Aug. 18, 2016. The event was held at the beautiful Boathouse at Mercer Lake. The magazine’s readers selected winners in a variety of industry-related categories and winners were announced at the event. Editor’s Picks were also selected by NJM+E Editor Nancy DePalma. All winners were profiled in the Fall 2016 issue.
On Nov. 16, 20 MPI PHL members and myself had the pleasure of engaging with Temple and Drexel Hospitality and Tourism students in an information filled speed networking hour, aptly named Backpacks to Briefcases.
MPI WEC’s Atlantic City arrival began with a bang at the Opening Night Celebration on the sand. It was a beach party to remember (the flip-flops at the entrance were a definite hit with the heel-wearing female attendees!) A few nights later, Train’s concert at WAV Nightclub was a hit.
This weekend is the annual Uptown Art Fair. The three-day event features professional artwork in 12 different types of media, including ceramics, painting, jewelry and more. 350-plus artists from around the world will feature their artwork along Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue.
ISES New Jersey North Chapter held its monthly membership meeting on Jan. 26 at the Morris Museum in Morristown. The event was titled “Amaze-Balls” and spotlighted Jen Slaw, a professional juggler who used juggling as a way to demonstrate work-life balance. The event’s 60 participants were divided into teams of two to demonstrate focus, communication and trust.
ILEA New Jersey North Chapter and NACE New Jersey Chapter held a joint holiday event on Dec. 7, 2015. The event was held at FormSet in Bergen and had a Holidays Around the World theme with networking, cocktails and international cuisine.
The Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted its first annual Toast to Tourism on Sept. 15. The event was held in the East Gallery at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno kicked off the event. Phyllis Oppenheimer was awarded the Salute to Service honor, while other honorees included Sivian Ben-Gad of the Peacock Inn and Larry Ciccione of the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal.