Charlotte In 2012 Host Committee Names The Special Event Company As DNC Delegate Welcome Event Planner
Political Convention Chooses Firm To Produce Event For The Nation's Foremost Political Thought Leaders.
- Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 30, 2012 - The Charlotte in 2012 Convention Host Committee has chosen The Special Event Company (http://www.specialeventco.com), a strategic event and meeting management company, to produce a major welcome event for official delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Sunday, Sept. 2 in Charlotte, N.C. The Special Event Company will host delegates from Texas, New York, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Louisiana, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico at the Discovery Place science museum.
In order to be selected by the Democratic National Convention, The Special Event Company participated in a lengthy interview process, showing a unique ability to interpret and celebrate the rich social and business environment of the Queen City. Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO also demonstrated that her firm, with offices in Research Triangle Park and Charlotte, was committed to showcasing the area's diverse cultural landscape. With the flurry of activity surrounding Charlotte and the Democratic National Convention, delegates and the public can expect the kind of completely unique and innovative event that has become the hallmark of The Special Event Company's efforts to date.
"We want to wow convention delegates with an absolutely fabulous and unforgettable event," said Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company. "Charlotte has captured the heart of the Democratic National Convention, and The Special Event Company will leave them with something to talk about in the months before the national election and long after that as well."
- Charlotte in 2012 and the Democratic National Convention Committee adopted a diversity contracting policy for the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The policy states that the DNCC has a goal of spending at least one-third of its funding on contracts and projects with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), Disability-Owned Businesses, LGBT-Owned Businesses, and Veteran-Owned Businesses.
- The Special Event Company is WBENC certified, which gives women owned businesses the ability to compete for real-time business opportunities provided by WBENC Corporate Members and government agencies.
ABOUT THE SPECIAL EVENT COMPANY:
The Special Event Company is a strategic event and meeting management company based in the heart of North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. Founded in 1986 in London, England, and operating in the United States since 1999, the company opened its U.S. headquarters in the Triangle in 2005 and Charlotte in 2011. TSEC has won or been nominated for more than 30 international awards, including 12 for Triangle-based events. The company maintains a prestigious local client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of event production, logistic management, and marketing through its group of companies. For more information, please visit http://www.specialeventco.com/.
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