Exhibitors Show Food Presentation Chops at Food Fête PR & Marketing Event

Nearly twenty exhibitors, including NatureBox, DOVE Chocolate, Kohanna Coffee, ginnybakes, and Kohanna Coffee (full list and more info here), presented new culinary products and accessories during yesterday’s Fall 2014 Food Fête PR and Marketing Event. Food Fête was  founded in 2005 by Jeff Davis, and introduces a select group of food PR and marketing professionals to a targeted group of top food writers in an environment that fosters unique connections.

Exhibitors showcased their newest food, beverages and kitchenware products – offering some great ideas for food presentation for the less culinary-inclined. Below are a few of the highlights both in food presentation and overall tradeshow layouts.

Gorgeous prosciutto wrapped asparagus on cheese and a wafer cracker.

Gorgeous prosciutto wrapped asparagus on cheese and a wafer cracker.

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Dress for Success Pop-Up Shop: Accessories Edition

DFS Porthole window

Dress for Success (DFS) hosted its fourth annual “Shop for Success” benefit this October at HELEN MILLS. DFS transformed the room into a pop-up store featuring shoes, bags, jewelry, and other accessories. In addition to raising money for a great cause, DFS did a great job of getting the details right for the event. Take a look below for photos:
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Wildlife Conservation Film Festival @ HELEN MILLS Oct. 13-19

The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) has made HELEN MILLS one of its homes for the event which features over 75 short and feature films from 30+ countries. The films are grouped into 18 separate series and are followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker and/or conservationist that helped create the film. The WCFF aims to to inform, engage and inspire audiences while advancing awareness of the need to protect global biodiversity. The festival features two children’s series on October 18th and 19th with both animated and gorgeously filmed shorts. Tickets available through BrownPaperTickets.com.

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival
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The Hub Live: A Magazine’s Take On Brand Experience

With the recent festival hosted by the New Yorker, other magazines are seeing how it’s important to produce their own events to engage better with their clients and sponsors.

The Hub Magazine hosted their 2nd annual Hub Live: The Brand Experience Symposium last week at the HELEN MILLS Event Space and Theater with two full days packed with great speakers. A few of the many speakers included Steve Battista from Under Armour, Tom Boyles from Disney Parks & Resorts, Simon Bradley from Virgin Atlantic, Lisa Macpherson from Hallmark and Mike Senackerib from Campbell’s Soup.

With an event targeted towards brand executives, you can bet that there was plenty of branding throughout the two days!

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