Conventions

CinemaCon confirms August 2021 convention and announces studio participation

In November 2020, CinemaCon confirmed that the 2021 event was postponed from spring to summer, taking place August 23-26 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. In an announcement made today, the convention confirmed that this year’s event is still relevant on those dates while also announcing which studios will be …

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AAPI to hold 39th annual convention July 2-5 in Atlanta

CHICAGO – AAPI’s 39th Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly to be held July 2-5, 2021 at the famed Omni Atlanta at the CNN Center and Georgia World Congress Center, Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, President of the American Association of Native Physicians Indian (AAPI), said in a statement. Scheduled to have a …

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Ryanair incident in Belarus calls international flight conventions into question

Nations, states and associations around the world swiftly condemn Belarusian authorities and launch investigations Earlier this week, the world witnessed some unprecedented maneuvers by Belarusian authorities to hijack a plane on its flight between Athens, Greece and Vilnius in Lithuania to land at an airport in Minsk, Belarus. The commander …

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Conventions, return lounges at McCormick Place

Citing interest from long-time clients to return to live events as COVID-19 restrictions ease, McCormick Place officials said Wednesday’s conventions and show sponsors are returning to the facility, one of Chicago’s main economic engines. Larita Clark, CEO of the agency that runs McCormick Place, said 122 events are on the …

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Here’s what you can do during MLB All-Star Week in Denver

DENVER – MLB All-Star Week is less than seven weeks away, and more details are being released on what fans can expect. Here is an overview of the Event calendar taking place during Star Week starting July 9: Friday July 9 PLAY AT BALL PARK at the Colorado Convention Center …

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Southern Baptist Convention has seen more than 400,000 members leave their denomination in 2020 – its highest number in a year: Church: Christianity Daily

In 2020, the Southern Baptist Convention, the country’s largest Protestant denomination, lost nearly 400,000 members, a historic low for just one year. Southern Baptist congregations lost a total of 435,632 members last year, according to Lifeway Research. Annual Church Profile report. This is more than half of the denomination’s reported …

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Sentinel recognized at annual state convention | Western Colorado

For the second year in a row, the Colorado Press Association’s annual convention was a virtual event. The Daily Sentinel was honored at the convention with the General Excellence Award for the newspapers with the highest circulation in the state. Sentinel’s advertising and graphic design department also won the publicity …

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League of Voters of Virginia holds 40th biennial convention

From the Virginia Voters’ League: The Virginia League of Women Voters held its 40th Biennial Convention on May 22-23 under the theme “Democracy for All – The Time is Right”. Carolyn Jefferson Jenkins, former president of the League of Women Voters of the United States and author of “The Untold …

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4th Fest back at the Convention Center

The 4th Festival 2021 presented by Kentucky Legend is scheduled for July 4 at the Owensboro Convention Center. Guests can reserve seats to view the Town of Owensboro Independence Day fireworks display in addition to having access to activities inside the exhibit halls. Activities for ticket holders begin at 5 …

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Arlington student named finalist for Invention Convention

THANKS TO MARIA CRISTINA CABALLERO | Local villain Juan Rafael Lenger Caballero, a grade 11 student at Arlington High School, was named a finalist at the Massachusetts Invention Convention awards ceremony on April 24. As a finalist, Lenger Caballero is invited to represent Massachusetts at the Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention …

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