Cheryl Gentry, Founder of Glow Media in NYC nominated for ISES Esprit Awards
NOMINATED FOR AN ISES ESPRIT AWARDS
International Special Events Society
Cheryl Gentry, President/Founder of Glow Media in New York City has been nominated for the prestigious ISES Esprit Awards from the International Special Events Society (ISES) in the category of Best Meeting/Conference Program. Cheryl has been a special event professional with over 12 years of experience. During that time, Glow Media, a certified M/WBE, has been nominated for and received The Big Apple Awards - Best Corporate Event (ISES New York Chapter), the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund’s Founders' Award for Excellence in Service, and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (Greater New York Chapter) Special Appreciation Award.
The Best Meeting/Conference Program event nominated for a 2009 ISES Esprit was the Glow Media event, The World Diversity Leadership Summit (WDLS), held at the United Nations. WDLS is an important gathering of diversity executives and leaders, focused on the challenges and opportunities related to global diversity management while studying cutting-edge global diversity best practices and case studies. It was such an important New York event, that Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed July 9th, 2008, World Diversity Leadership Day.
Ms. Gentry says,”I am extremely honored to have been nominated and recognized by ISES and my peers. I am boundlessly grateful to the International Special Events Society, as I believe in their goals and mission for its members and the special events industry.”
Every year ISES honors industry excellence through its prestigious awards program, the ISES Esprit Awards, which fuels a spirit of competition within several designated categories. ISES Esprit Awards gain global visibility and recognition for ISES members. It honors special event professionals who exhibit a "spirit of excellence" in their work. The importance of global industry recognition helps improve the event industry standards internationally and further promotes our professionalism. ISES is dedicated to recognizing excellence in events and honoring those individuals whose vision and creativity make their events "Special." (www.ises.com)