2013 Trinity Awards

Hosted by Carolina Country Club, Raleigh

Congratulations the 2013 Winners!

Best Event Innovation
ELEVATE: Operating Room Nurses Convention, New Orleans

Best Event for a Non-Profit with a Budget Under $75,000
Creative Visions: Hall of Fame

Best Event for a Non-Profit with a Budget $75,000 – $200,000
Creative Visions: Medical Department’s 40th Anniversary

Best Event Design/Décor with a Budget Under $25,000
Encore Events: “Something Blue” Rehearsal Dinner Party

Best Event Support Services
Party Reflections of Raleigh/Durham: Herring Finch Wedding at the Dr. Watson Inn

Best Entertainment Production, Budget Under $25,000
ELEVATE: 25th Anniversary Rex Gala

Best Corporate Event
Triangle Catering Hospitality Group: James B. Duke Dinner

Best Catered Event
Triangle Catering Hospitality Group: James B. Duke Dinner

Best Event Photography
IWP Photography & Video: Ballantyne Resort Wedding

Best Cake Presentation
Mitchell’s Catering & Events: Anderson Wedding Cake

Best Event Stationery
Cute Buttons Gift & Paper Boutique: Hallenback + Pulp Wedding

Best Wedding, Budget Over $200,000
La Bella Cosa Events: Herring Finch Wedding

Best Team Effort, Budget Under $75,000
The team of: Expressions of Love Florist, Mitchell’s Catering & Events, Simpsound DJ & Lighting, Your Special Day Weddings & Events: Christmas in New York

Best Team Effort, Budget Over $200,000
The team of: Fresh Affairs, La Cosa Bella Events, Party Reflections of Raleigh/Durham: Herring Finch Wedding

2013 Trinity Sponsors

With sincere thanks for making this event a success, the ISES Board and Trinity Awards Committee would like to thank the following members:
American A/V
Carolina Country Club
Cute Buttons Gift & Paper Boutique
CE Rental
ELEVATE
Fresh Affairs
Island Sound DJ’s & Video
Kidd Photography
Party Reflections
Photography by Walters & Walters
Savvi Formalwear
SPIN
The Oblique Pen
Total Production Services

Special Thanks To:
Brian Shrader, WRAL News Team
Peelman Productions
The Soul Psychedelique Orchestra

2013 President’s Award Recipients

On the night of the Trinity Awards, the Chapter President recognizes members whose service, attitude and contribution to the Chapter inspire and motivate others.

Most Spirited – Meridith Walters, Photography by Walters & Walters
The Quick Study – Christy Campbell, AccuDoc Solutions, Inc.
Most Diplomatic – Angie Wright, Chic Details Weddings & Events
Most Enthusiastic – Beth Jarvah, The Cotton Company
Most Supportive – Allen Smith, SPIN
Most Dedicated – Tracy Adams, Adams & Events

Based on member surveys, the following President’s Awards were also presented:
Best Food Presentation – Cook Shack Catering, Raleigh
Best Venue for Education – Classic Party Rentals Showroom, Raleigh AND Cobblestone Hall, Raleigh
Best Venue for Networking – The Cotton Company, Wake Forest
Best Education Presenter – Marty Clark: Doing Business on the Internet AND Wendy Dahl: Conversations that Close

Additional Imagery Provided by Walters & Walters