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Prelim Event Review - Media Mixer and Awards

Ok, you want the short version? GREAT TIME! Everyone had fun! 9 wonderful people/organizations got well-deserved honors and the food was Fabulous (thank you Bistango) but not enough!  Can you hold on a little bit longer and we'll post all the photos along with some more details...Meanwhile If you were there send John Coleman your comments and any photos you took --either by dropbox or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We've had so many problems and confusion with Meetup that we will stop using them. In the future you'll need to check our webpage for news--or be a subscriber to our newsletter (see the top left corner of the front page!) for us to contact you! So please take the time to make sure we have your real name and email address--subscribe now!

Many Thanks to all who helped us honor the NINE --and in doing so shined a light on what a diverse and talented media community OC has!

Next Meeting: NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Professional Media MIXER and AWARDS !

Renew professional friendships and make new business contacts as SoCal MediaPros honors nine successful OC professionals who have had a positive impact on our industry. Join us as we host a long-awaited MIXER and AWARDS Evening held on the fun outdoor patio of one of OC's best restaurants: Bistango! We're pleased to announce that their to-die-for hors d'oeuvres will be provided courtesy of the generous folks at Bistango --along with free valet parking! A fabulous location; award-winning food; mingling with peers and recognizing a wide variety of our most visible pros: this is an important event for our industry ...and you need to be there.

Because we don't want to run out of food, we request that you RSVP in advance at our Meetup page. Yes, we'll accept cash at the door, but we must have your RSVP! Thanks. Members of SoCal Media Pros are free.

We'll be awarding honors and raffling off plenty of FREE DOORPRIZES throughout the evening, so don't be late. You'll want to support all those we honor for helping to make our region a great place to live and work while enjoying the cash bar with your friends. RSVP NOW!

Our Honorees include :
--Janice Arrington, OC Film Commissioner
--Terry Bales, retired Media Prof Sta. Ana College responsible generations of broadcast journalists
--Craig 'Burnie" Burns, Burnie's Grip & Lighting
--Scott Dunlop, creator/producer of Real Housewives
--Anne Ganguzza, founder of VO PEEPS
--Tim Keenan, Creative Media Recording
--Newport Beach Film Fest Staff and co-founders Gregg Schwenk and Todd Quartararo
--Mark Sevi, founder OC Screenwriters Association
--SusanTran, Producer, Distributor, 3388 Films

As always, bring a friend and business cards!

Location: Bistango on Von Karman in Irvine
Date & Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cost: $10 donation. All members of SoCal MediaPros are Free.
Because we don't want to run out of food, we request that you RSVP in advance at our Meetup page.  We'll be accepting cash at the door but we really need your cooperation in getting a headcount before hand. Please RSVP with the number of guests even if it means putting $0 in the payment box. Thanks!


ABOUT BISTANGO: Bistango has remained one of Orange County's top fine dining   restaurants since it first opened in 1987.  Bistango offers artful New American cuisine in the   Atrium Building in Irvine, California, boasting an extensive bar and a Wine Spectator award-   winning wine list with over 400 varieties of wine.

 Both the main dining room and their friendly bar/lounge are where to see OC notables from the   worlds of business, entertainment, sports and more. The ambiance is further enriched each   season by revolving modern art exhibits, a full-service patio with comfortable furniture and heat   lamps and our nightly live entertainment and dance floor.

 Bistango provides an elegant and versatile venue for any special occasion. For more information   about our range of special occasion offerings, including Private Dining