Travel + Leisure and The European Travel Commission Bring Europop to NYC

The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, NY, NY | 06.05.2014 | by Merry Esparza

Style 1 Media On June 5th, Travel + Leisure magazine teamed up with The European Travel Commission (ETC) to bring the best of Europe to the Big Apple in the inaugural, one-night-only EUROPOP event. The event brought together sights, tastes, sounds, and products from more than twenty European destinations including Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Flanders, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey. Offering authentic food tastings of European specialties, live entertainment, and travel information, EUROPOP provided inspiration and information for travelers considering a trip to Europe. (left: Travel + Leisure Vice President and Publisher Jay Meyer) more...

Kipling's #MyKiplingBag Tour Launch in New York City

835 Sixth Avenue, NY, NY | 11.12.2013 | by Merry Esparza

Style 1 Media From November 12th to 14th, a colorful, fully-branded popup space at 835 Sixth Avenue was the hub for the #MyKiplingBag Tour experience in New York City. The three-day event featured surprise performances, personalized on-site monogramming, makeovers, cocktails, tasty bites, and the launch of The Monogram Collection by Kipling, creator of stylish, durable carryalls. Just in time for the holiday season, Kipling takes personalized gift giving to the next level by offering customers the ability to have their online purchases monogrammed with one click. Fans also have the chance to win weekly prizes or a grand prize of up to $1,000 in products from the Monogram Collection by participating in the #MyKiplingBag Sweepstakes. (left: Kipling's Monogram Collection with Kipling Monkey mascots) more...

Celebrate Flatiron Chefs!

Madison Square Park, 24th Street & Madison Avenue, NY, NY | 07.16.2013 | by Merry Esparza

Style 1 Media On July 16th, food lovers and culinary enthusiasts flocked to Manhattan's Madison Square Park for Celebrate Flatiron Chefs!, the Madison Square Park Conservancy's annual summer outdoor feast that helps fund the park's maintenance, horticulture initiatives, and free cultural programs. Supported by Conde Nast Traveler, Delta Air Lines, Los Cabos Tourism Board, MasterCard Priceless New York, Mexico Tourism Board, and Seagram's Ginger Ale, the highly anticipated event featured tastings from more than 30 top restaurants and food purveyors located in the Flatiron District and vicinity. During a sizzling evening with temperatures topping the 90s, guests (including Chelsea Clinton) sampled signature dishes and chatted with some of the most respected chefs in the culinary field. more...

How to Satisfy Your Snack Attack

New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, NY, NY | 06.12.2013 | by Merry Esparza

Style 1 Media Everyone snacks, whether to stave off hunger pangs until the next meal, to fuel up during a hectic schedule, to pamper oneself during evening activities, or to relax before sleeping at night. On June 12th, members of the media headed to the New York Marriott Marquis for the Editor Showcase Snack Attack, an annual brand-to-press networking event at which snack brands exhibit their latest and most innovative products. Produced by experiential marketing and event production agency, Fast Forward Events, the 2013 Snack Attack featured 35 to 40 brands showcasing a variety of delectables, from sweet to salty, from crunchy to creamy, and from nutritious to decadent. (Left: Megaload Chocolate peanut butter cups topped with cookies and candy-coated chocolate bits.) more...