Chippendales


Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 17, 2014

1979 was the year that introduced the world to the Sony Walkman, Donna Summers Last Dance won the Oscar for Best Song, The Dukes of Hazard and Dallas dominated the small screen and Bo Derek made her famous jog on the beach in the film 10. It was also the year that the Chippendales began gyrating their way into the hearts and laps of women everywhere. By putting a new twist on an old profession, the striptease, the Men of Chippendales, one of the most exclusive fraternities in the world, became the first all-male dance troupe for women.

On September 20, 2014, the iconic brand will celebrate its 35 years of making women happy with an invite only event that will reunite more than three decades of Chippendales performers (from 1979 2014) at the shows flagship location, the Chippendales Theatre inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In addition, the evening kicks off a year-long celebration of events and projects that will include performances in Europe, Asia, and Australia; as well as a 35-city USA tour (including New York, Chicago, Dallas and San Diego among others) in partnership with LiveNation; and the beginning of production of a Las Vegas based reality show and Alan Balls highly anticipated film, I Am Chippendales, the true-life, and often scandalous story of how the brand became one of the most famous adult entertainment shows in the world.

Named after the Chippendales-style classic furniture that adorned the original club in Los Angeles, the brand quickly became a pop-culture phenomenon in the late 70s and early 80s. The success of the Los Angeles club spawned a New York club as well as other permanent locations and touring troupes that traveled the world, producing shows across Europe, the UK, Australia and Asia. Over the last 35 years of Chippendales, the men have performed for more than 100 million women in over 100 countries, have traveled more thank 6.7 million miles while touring, have torn away over 1.2 million tank tops, worn 56,000 bowties and cuffs and have been photographed more than 70 million times. The famous Chippendales calendar became the first all-male calendar targeted to women and has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and has been printed in over nine languages.

The Chippendales perform nightly in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. For a list of touring cities, please visit http://www.Chippendales.com. You can follow the Chippendales on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Chippendales #Chippendales.

Chippendales:

Named the most-wanted men in Vegas! by ETs, The Insider, Chippendales captures the perfect balance of sex appeal and tasteful teasing, eliciting waves of screams from their excited audience. This high energy, fully choreographed, interactive show features some of the most physically elite men in the world who playfully dance and sing their way into the hearts of birthday girls, bachelorettes and girlfriends who just want to have fun. In March 2014, for the third consecutive year, Chippendales was named the Best Male Strip Show for the Las Vegas Review Journals prestigious Best of Las Vegas Awards. The cast, a very exclusive fraternity with only 20 members, is split across two productions one based in Las Vegas at the Rio and the other currently touring the world. The Chippendales have been featured on numerous national television shows, including the Emmy Award-winning CBS series, The Amazing Race, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Chippendales, one of the worlds most recognized brand names, is the premier provider of entertainment for women. The Company produces Broadway-style shows worldwide and licenses its intellectual property for select consumer products ranging from apparel and accessories to slot machines and video games. The company also operates Chippendales.com, an on-line lifestyle and entertainment destination for women. Chippendales

15th Annual Call Center Week Announces Awards Finalists for Excellence in Contact Center Industry


Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 27, 2014

The 15th Annual Call Center Week is proud to announce the Finalists for the prestigious Excellence Awards. The awards honor and recognize the most innovative contact center solutions and executives in 12 industry categories. The winners will be announced during the Awards Ceremony Luncheon, which will be held during Call Center Week, on Wednesday, June 11, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

I am delighted to announce the finalists for the Excellence Awards and recognize the winners for their exceptional work in the industry, said Lisa Schulman, Executive Producer of IQPCs Call Center Week. We received an outstanding roster of applications, and these finalists have shown that they have the ability and dedication to go above and beyond to exceed all expectations.

The finalists, recognized for their superior thinking, creativity and execution within the call center industry, are listed below alphabetically and by category:

BEST IN CLASS CALL CENTER (OVER 200)

Delta

New York Life

UPMC Health Plan

BEST IN CLASS CALL CENTER (UNDER 200)

CareerBuilder

GuideWell Connect

Indiana University, University Information Technology Services

BEST LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Discover

ePerformax

PHH Arval

VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER

Discover

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide

UPMC Health Plan

CREATING A CULTURE AWARD

Sutter Physician Services an Affiliate of Sutter Health

MDwise

New York Life

CALL CENTER LEADER OF THE YEAR

Roy Gaunce, Director, Customer Service & Contact Center Operations, Humana

Becky, Ploeger, VP Mult-Channel Sales & Service, Kohl’s

Ufone

Walgreen Co.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD

Comerica Bank

Lawrence & Schiller TeleServices

PGi

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA CUSTOMER CARE PROGRAM

Discover

PGi

Startek

NEW RISING STAR

Chad Wright, Vice President of Commercial Operations, MicroAutomation

Abby Garcia, Technical Support Specialist, MINDBODY, Inc.

Ryan Wall, GlobalMeet Expert, PGi

BEST NEW MOBILE CUSTOMER STRATEGY

Discover

Solix

Ufone

BEST OUTSOURCED PROVIDER

Alorica, Inc.

Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, Inc.

United Nearshore Operations

iQor

eTech Global Services

HGS USA

BEST TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION PROVIDER

Harver in association w/ arvato Benelux

IntelliResponse

SmartAction

KANA, A Verint Company

AMC Technology

Bright Pattern

Award winners will be appearing in the Expo Hall Presentation Theater on Thursday, June 12. Winners will be interviewed by Brian Cantor, Managing Director of Call Center IQ, to discuss the best practices they use to excel in the industry. Visit the Expo Hall and learn from the winners for free when you register for a free expo pass: http://bit.ly/1j5hjFW.

For more information on the Call Center Week Excellence Awards, please visit the website: http://bit.ly/1k2dGpB.

Register today to attend the 15th Annual Call Center Week and learn from industry leaders recognized at the awards luncheon. To register, please visit http://bit.ly/1mSqDmi or call 1-800-882-8684. For more information, download the agenda: http://bit.ly/1k2dIxG.

About IQPC:

IQPC produces 1,500 global events that are custom-tailored to the unique needs of business executives. Founded in 1973, IQPC leverages an office network that spans six continents and a wealth of intellectual capital to provide an unparalleled portfolio of conferences and seminars. For more information, please visit http://www.iqpc.com.

Contact:

Gahwui Kim

Jr. Divisional Marketing Director

IQPC

646-502-3266

Gahwui(dot)kim(at)IQPC(dot)com







ReBath Northeast Fall Home Show Season Opens with Greater Philadelphia Fall Home Show


King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014

ReBath Northeasts fall home show season starts this weekend with the Greater Philadelphia Fall Home Show, at the Valley Forge Casino, in King of Prussia.

This year, ReBath Northeast will feature a full bathroom remodel display. The display is a great example of what a bathroom remodel looks like after their professional installers finish the work. Show attendees will also be able to see a beautiful walk-in shower with built in seat, bathroom walls finished with matching wainscoting and a gorgeous vanity ensemble.

Associates will be on hand to answer questions, schedule free estimates and hand out coupons. Anyone who stops by the booth will be offered a free in-home estimate to access their bathroom remodeling needs.

Though there will only be a few ReBath wall surround and wainscoting colors on display, ReBath Northeast offers dozens of style combinations. With all the colors and styles they offer, there is definitely something for everyone.

Though the ReBath Northeast display is definitely something to see, it is not the only great attraction at the home show. Other attractions include: hot tub blow out sale, door prizes and over 100 vendors. This year, one lucky winner will receive the grand prize of $ 10,000 to spend with any of the vendors at the home show. Visit http://www.greaterphillyhomeshows-vf.com/sweepstakes to enter.

Admission to the Greater Philadelphia Fall Home Show is free for all who would like to attend. Parking is also free. It will open at the Valley Forge Casino Resort on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m.

Show hours are: Friday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Valley Forge Casino Resort is located at 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

About ReBath Northeast

ReBath Northeast is a franchise of ReBath

Urban Design Groups Marc Clear Designing Pro Bono Library Project for Children in Ghana


Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2012

Marc Clear, LEED-AP, an Associate with the architectural firm, Urban Design Group, is volunteering his services to design a library for children in Ghana, West Africa. The library is being developed in the village of Avedo through the Amekor Foundation, a non-profit organization that partners with rural schools in the Volta Region of Ghana to improve access to educational programs for elementary and junior high school students. The library will provide more than 600 children with access to books, computers and resources they need to reach their potential.

The small village of Avedo experiences twelve hours of darkness year-round, which often leaves students in the rural farming community with no light to study by, and the current classroom shelters provide no adequate storage for books. Building the first rural library in the district ensures that children not only have access to books and computers, but also the light to read by for evening study.

Clear has a true passion for using the power of architecture and the built environment as a means to better the lives of others. He learned of the library project through John Rogers, a long-time friend he met years earlier while serving on the staff together at the Appalachia Service Project (a non-profit home repair organization). Rogers, who now lives in the Volta Region of Ghana, introduced Clear to Yao Amekor, Chairman of the non-profit organization. Clear was so moved by their goal of creating a library for children in Ghana, that he volunteered to provide architectural design services for the project.

We are extremely pleased to support Marcs efforts to design a library for children in Ghana, said Ken Rhyne, Allied AIA, AICAE, and Principal with UDG. Our professional culture encourages volunteering and giving back to help those in need. We are very proud of Marc for using his design talents to make a positive difference for students in West Africa.

Clear developed the design for the library using Revit, a Building Information Modeling (BIM) software system by Autodesk. He created schematic drawings to assist in meetings with builders and material suppliers as well as providing 3D renderings for promotion and fundraising. Clear is currently producing construction drawings for the library. The team has broken ground for the project, and the site work is underway. When completed, the library will be capable of holding 10,000 books, and the computer lab will serve as the only technology classroom for the areas system of 16 schools. Clears design uses natural lighting, shading, cross ventilation and rain water capture to minimize the energy requirements of the school while delivering a world-class facility capable of housing the technology and resources required to meet the demands of the digital age.

“Personally, Marc’s commitment to the Amekor Foundation’s mission of delivering a world-class library to the school and community of Avedo has really been humbling to me. I can’t help but cherish him as a distinguished volunteer who has lightened the burden of the people of Avedo. Marc truly is a Togbe (meaning Chief) for the people of Avedo, said Yao Amekor, Chairman of the Amekor Foundation.

About the Amekor Foundation:

The Amekor Foundation was created by Yao Amekor. Before attending college and working in the United States, Amekor grew up in Avedo, Ghana without access to electricity or running water. After 30 years of determination and hard work, he earned two masters degrees in the United States and joined Procter and Gamble (P&G) as a Financial Accounting Manager before moving back to Ghana in 2011. Amekors dream to come to America seemed impossible when he was a child in a small village in rural Ghana. Yet, he has shown that with hard work and the support of others, anything is possible. The Amekor Foundation is an extension of that belief. The Amekor Foundation is registered in the United States as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For more information, please visit: http://www.amekor.org.

About Marc Clear, LEED-AP, Associate, UDG:

A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Clear joined UDGs Atlanta studio in 2009. Clear has a breadth of experience in architectural 3D modeling, rendering, graphic design and BIM (Building Information Modeling). His software expertise includes AutoCAD, AutoDesk Revit, Google Sketchup, Architectural Desktop, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Clears portfolio of experience is comprised of casino and restaurants, hospitality, museums and cultural centers, multi-family, office and education projects.

In addition to his work with the Amekor Foundation, Clear is also involved in the ongoing development of the Atlantas Kirkwood neighborhood. His hobbies include running, cycling, tennis, gardening, photography and traveling the globe with his wife, Mary Ellen.

About Urban Design Group:

Urban Design Group offers architectural, interior design and urban master planning services to its worldwide clientele from studios in Atlanta, GA, and Dallas, TX. A market leader in the application and advancement of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, UDG’s personnel work on a wide range of projects from hospitality, resort, gaming design and Native American design projects to corporate, university facilities, libraries and urban mixed-use developments.

In the firm’s 37-year history, Urban Design Group has completed more than $ 6 Billion dollars in projects worldwide. The firm has received more than 80 design excellence awards and honors, 15 design competition awards and has been featured in hundreds of magazine articles, newspaper pieces and design resource books. For more information, please visit http://www.urbandesigngroup.com.

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