Where’s Hope? The Inn at Longwood wins the National Stars of the Industry Award

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The “Where’s Hope?” project won the National Stars of the Industry Award

“Where’s Hope?” I asked as I arrived with Lauren Owens Lambert at the Inn at Longwood Medical.  It was a beautiful, spring morning and we were looking for the Inn’s famous mascot, Hope the Bear.   We were also looking for Gayle Sinclair, the director of sales and marketing and Brian Stiglets, the general  manager for a very special occasion.  The Where’s Hope? project had just won the National American Hotel and Lodging Stars of the Industry Innovation Award!  To quote Gayle, “this is the for the for the hotel industry.”

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Greater Boston Concierge Association Trade Show (GBCA)

At the GBCA trade show-Building stronger social connections through face to face meeting 
By Elyssa Conley

SoWa Power Station
SoWa Power Station

As the digital marketing manager for David Fox, Photographer, I was on a mission to to get to know the people I have been cultivating online relationships with, and build new contacts through face to face meetings. The GBCA (GBCAonline.org) trade show seemed like the perfect place to start.  I have a strong interest in the events and hospitality industry and David is really well connected.  We decided that it would benefit all of us for me to be more involved and to really get to know the hospitality and events world.

David was covering an event at Fenway the night of the trade show so his associate Jean Hangarter, covered the GBCA event.  My role was to meet, mingle and experience the trade show and write an article for the blog.

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Inside the GBCA trade show

The air was crisp when I arrived at the SoWa Power Station for the annual affiliate member trade show, but it dissipated as I was warmly greeted by Betty Salemme, president of GBCA.  We hugged and chatted for a moment as I took in the large, repurposed space that had once been home to a dozen power producing coal burners and is now a hip event locale filled with festive, colored lights draped jauntily from the high industrial ceiling. Continue reading

Interview with Lauren Owens Lambert Part 2-New

Lauren Owens Lambert
Lauren Owens Lambert

We are pleased to bring you this next podcast episode in our interview series of Photography and Business Insight-What it Takes to be Successful. This interview is with up-and-coming photographer Lauren Owens Lambert, a freelance photojournalist based in the Boston area. Lauren’s work has a creative focus with a specific interest in documenting the intersection of social and environmental issues. Lauren is also a freelance photographer for David Fox, Photographer and just loves finding the balance of her mission-based work and passion for photography in general.

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Interview with Lauren Owens Lambert Part 1

Lauren Owens Lambert
Lauren Owens Lambert

We are pleased to bring you this next podcast episode in our interview series of Photography and Business Insight-What it Takes to be Successful. This interview is with up-and-coming photographer Lauren Owens Lambert, a freelance photojournalist based in the Boston area. Lauren’s work has a creative focus with a specific interest in documenting the intersection of social and environmental issues. Lauren is also a freelance photographer for David Fox, Photographer and just loves finding the balance of her mission-based work and passion for photography in general.

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