Touch Worldwide Awarded "Best B2B Production" For The Starbucks 2012 Global Leadership Conference PR Newswire CHICAGO, May 7, 2013 CHICAGO, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Touch Worldwide kicked off the 2013 Event Marketing Summit's EX Awards Gala — the world's largest recognition program for event marketing professionals — by winning Best B2B Event Production for their work producing the Starbucks 2012 Global Leadership Conference. The conference Touch Worldwide produced brought more than 10,000 Starbucks employees ("partners") from around the world to Houston, TX for five days in October. The event led partners through intensive sessions focused on brand immersion, planning, learning, networking, socializing, and community service. Touch created over 400,000 square feet of custom exhibition space leveraging an incredible range of digital and analog experiences all reinforcing Starbucks core values, and an exploration of the entire coffee journey, from soil to cup. Keynote sessions featured a range of prominent speakers and Starbucks executives including CEO, Howard Schultz, and culminated with a performance by 14-time Grammy Award Winner, Alicia Keys. "Life and business must integrate seamlessly to create memorable, transformative experiences," said Brad Mace, Managing Partner at Touch Worldwide in Seattle. "The Starbucks Global Leadership Conference brought partners together from all over the world to connect them to a singular, clear, Starbucks message — galvanizing them around the Starbucks mission and brand." "Touch Worldwide helped us deliver a truly meaningful leadership experience for our partners. This award, along with the tremendous feedback we've received from our partners, acknowledges the great work we've done together," said Valerie O'Neil, SVP, Partner Resources at Starbucks. The success of this program has helped partners worldwide discover new aspects of what Starbucks leadership means in their communities–reinforced by the rich and diverse experiences encountered at the 2012 Global Leadership Conference. About Touch Worldwide Touch Worldwide is a global strategy, design, creative, and business consulting agency with offices in Seattle, Redmond, London, Helsinki, and Beijing. The company employs 55 people and provides leading global brands with strategy and creative services focused on producing events, exhibitions, video, and other live experiences that transform audiences in meaningful ways. Touch also offers a range of business consulting services and has been in business since 2006. Reach Touch Worldwide at www.touchworldwide.com. SOURCE Touch Worldwide Website: http://www.touchworldwide.com Contact: Mike Quinlan, 206-799-7815, or Brad Mace, 206-898-2975
Touch Worldwide Awarded "Best B2B Production" For The Starbucks 2012 Global Leadership Conference
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