PHILADELPHIA 2016 HOST COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES J.M. BEST ENTERTAINMENT, INC. AS EVENT PLANNER FOR MAJOR DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION PARTY
J.M. Best Entertainment, in partnership with ACCESS Philadelphia, one of six firms selected to provide all event planning and production services for Official Convention Welcome events.
ORLANDO, FL – The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention announced on Tuesday the three event production firms selected to support the Convention’s official welcome parties. J.M. Best Entertainment, in partnership with ACCESS Philadelphia, will plan and execute the Volunteer Appreciation Party on Thursday, July 21, 2016.
The Volunteer Appreciation Party is the first of three official welcome events hosted by the Committee and it is expected to draw attendance upwards of 7,000 guests. The event will honor the thousands of individuals who dedicate their time and talent in support of the upcoming Convention. The afternoon will feature live entertainment, locally-sponsored food and beverage and special guest appearances.
“On behalf of Maria DiBenedetto, president and partner of ACCESS Philadelphia, my esteemed industry partner and friend, and my entire team, we are extremely grateful and honored to play an integral role in the 2016 DNC,” said John Best, President and Owner of J.M. Best Entertainment. We’ve had the distinct honor to serve the Philadelphia community for many years and we are thrilled to be recognized with ACCESS Philadelphia in this extraordinary way. “
J.M. Best Entertainment and ACCESS Philadelphia will be responsible for event themes and décor, partnerships including, but not limited, to catering, tenting, furnishings, staging and production, entertainment and programming.
Cashman & Associates and AEC Partners will plan the Media Party on Saturday, July 23 rd and Stockton & Partners, Inc. and Perfection Events, Inc. will plan the Delegate Welcome Party on Sunday, July 24 th . “Philadelphia is a vibrant city for special events with outstanding hospitality and events industries. We are incredibly energized and inspired by these milestone celebrations,” said Best.
“These three parties will provide the first Convention week experiences in Philadelphia for our volunteers, delegates, and members of the media, and I am confident the event planners will help us put together a series of unforgettable events,” said Kevin Washo, Executive Director of the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee. “We are proud to partner with these event planners to showcase locally-and minority-owned businesses that highlight the rich and diverse nature of Philadelphia and the region.”
J.M. Best Entertainment, Inc., led by John M. Best, a two-time EMMY Award winner, specializes in large-scale live television and event production. John and his team have produce spectacular affairs in large cities around the country and the world, including local events: 6ABC Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Marian Anderson Award and Welcome America’s 4th of July Parade in Philadelphia. J.M. Best Entertainment also proudly produces special events and fundraisers for the LGBTQ community. To learn more, please visit www.jmbestentertainment.com
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