The Wakeman Agency Wins Gala Award at The Special Event 2013

Top Event Magazine Honors NY Agency with Prestigious Award

Chicago, IL (January 28, 2013) – – The Wakeman Agency, an event management and public relations firm in New York City was recognized by Special Events magazine with a coveted Gala Award in the Best Event for a Corporation category. Much like the Oscars is to the film industry; the Gala Awards are the highlight of the season for event professionals around the world. Each year, the major players of the event industry gather as Special Events magazine recognizes the best of the best in the special events sector.

The Wakeman Agency was honored for a Battle of the Bands event they produced this past May for a technology client. Highlighting the client’s corporate learning program, The Wakeman Agency created a true rock star experience for performers and guests alike.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our work by Special Events magazine,” said Vanessa Wakeman, CEO and Founder of The Wakeman Agency. “Happy clients that come back year after year is icing on the cake. A Gala Award is the cherry on top.” For the past ten years, the Agency has worked with a diverse roster of clients to tell their stories and increase awareness through various platforms.

Special Events magazine is an international resource for event professionals. The Gala Awards, presented by the magazine, recognizes the biggest successes in the industry each year. The magazine received 340 entries in 34 categories this year alone from Canada, China, Columbia, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. The winners are carefully chosen after undergoing three rounds of judging. This year’s awards were given on January 18 at a black-tie ceremony at Park West in Chicago.

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About The Wakeman Agency

Founded by Vanessa Wakeman in 2003, The Wakeman Agency is an award-winning public relations and special events firm based in New York. Known as the people behind the people at the forefront of social change and innovation, the agency has grown to become a trusted resource for nonprofits and corporate entities seeking to make a positive impact on the global community.

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