Quoted & Noted
Extraordinary Event Earns EO Orange County Member High Honors
EO Orange County’s Katy Higgins, founder of Cosmopolitan Events, Inc., recently won her industry’s highest award, “Best Event Produced for an Individual over $1,000 Per Person,” during the global TSE Gala Awards in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Katy has created more than 800 unforgettable events for clients like Mclaren, Patron Tequila, Neiman Marcus and Ferrari, among others.
Vancouver Company Finances Technology Firm
EO Vancouver member Praveen Varshney and his investment firm, Varshney Capital Corp., recently financed Ackroo, Inc. (listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada) and joined their board. Ackroo is a cloud-based SaaS technology company for SMEs in the loyalty space.
EO New York Member Earns Acclaimed Award
EO New York’s Susan Lindner, CEO of Emerging Media, recently won the 2012 Golden Bridge Award for “Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year.” The award recognized Emerging Media for its successful integrated-communications campaign to launch tech accessories company, Toddy Gear.
EO Turkey Chapter President Speaks at E-Commerce Event
EO Turkey president Ferda Kertmelioglu recently spoke at “The Geniuses of E-Commerce Meet the Anatolia Entrepreneurs” event, held in Afyon and organized by the Contactplus Communication Agency. The event brought together leaders of the e-commerce sector, who shared their experiences and stories with Anatolian entrepreneurs.
EO Las Vegas Member Receives Local Recognition
EO Las Vegas member Toby Mathis’s company, Boss Business Services, was named among the 2012 Vegas, Inc. “Best Places to Work.” Toby’s business has garnered other awards and attention from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, and has earned him a place in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Inc. 500|5000 lists.