2012 Trinity Awards

Hosted by the Cotton Room, Durham

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Congratulations the 2012 Winners!

Best Event Innovation
ELEVATE: 2011 Trinity Awards Gala

Best Event for a Non-Profit with a Budget Under $75,000
Creative Vision: Duke University Donor Recognition Dinner

Best Event for a Non-Profit with a Budget $75,000 – $200,000
Creative Visions: Elon Unversity – Ever Elon Finale

Best Event Design/Décor with a Budget Under $25,000
Expressions of Love Florist: Elegance in Bloom

Best Event Design/Décor with a Budget $25,000 – $75,000
Fresh Affairs: Purely Regal

Best Event Support Services
Party Reflections of Raleigh/Durham: Qubein Wedding

Best Technical Production, Budget Under $25,000
Total Production Services: Herring Wedding Reception

Best Entertainment Production, Budget Under $25,000
A Team Entry from SPIN and ELEVATE: Framing Our Future

Best Corporate Event with a Budget Under $75,000
The Special Event Company: Asheville Wine Dinner

Best Corporate Event with a Budget $75,000 – $200,000
The Special Event Company: Customer Day

Best Corporate Event with a Budget Over $200,000
The Special Event Company: Framing Our Future

Most Creative Venue for a Corporate Event
Creative Visions: Elon University – Ever Elon Finale

Best Catered Event
Mitchell’s Catering & Events: The Container Store Opening

Best Event Photography
Beth Jarvah, B. Jarvah Imagery: 2011 Triangle Wine Experience, Vintage 2011

Best Event Videography
Heart Stone Films: Angus Barn Wedding

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

Best Wedding, Budget Over $200,000
The team of:  Fresh Affairs, Rocky Top Catering and Your Special Day Weddings & Special Events: Purely Regal

Best Team Effort, Budget Under $75,000
The team of: Atlas Production Group, Mitchell’s Catering & Events, Party Reflections and The Special Event Company: Asheville Wine Dinner

Best Team Effort, Budget $75,000 – $200,000
The team of:  Classic Party Rentals, Mitchell’s Catering & Events and The Special Event Company: Customer Day.

Best Team Effort, Budget Over $200,000
The team of:  AFR Event Furnishings, Atlas Production Group, Classic Party Rentals, Elevate, IWP Photography & Video, Shutterbooth, SPIN and The Special Event Company: Opening Night Party.

2012 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
CE Rental
Chic Details Weddings and Events
Fresh Affairs
Ice Occasions of NC
Island Sound DJ’s & Video
Lewis Bordeau Enterprises
McSound Productions
Paper Cafe
Party & Post by Kevin Milz Photography
Party Reflections
Photography by Walters & Walters
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Simpsound Event Lighting Production and Disc Jockey
Total Production Services
The Cotton Room
Triangle Catering

ISES Members from outside of the Greater Triangle
Pink by Moss for the “Tree of Life”
Our host, Steve Langley with Key Signature

2012 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 – Beth Jarvah, The Cotton Company
The Quick Study – Mica Parekh, IWP Photography & Video
Most Diplomatic – Makia Walls, AOT Events
Most Enthusiastic – Jennifer Kidd, Kidd Photography
Most Supportive – Peter Krumenacker, Island Sound DJs & Video
Most Dedicated – Lyn Graves, Fresh Affairs

Based on member surveys, the following President’s Awards were also presented:
Best Venue for Education – Marriott Crabtree
Best Venue for Networking – Ruth’s Chris in Durham
Best Education Presenter – Laura Schwartz w/White House Strategies

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