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GLIDE-Final.jpg Glide Annual Holiday Jam: 2005-Present The Warfield, San Francisco December 2010
W&A has produced events for the Glide Foundation since 2000.This annual fundraiser and celebration for The Glide Foundation and Mo's Kitchen brought together an ensemble of celebrity guests and live entertainment including the Glide Memorial Church Ensemble and the Change Band.
www.glide.org
Glide Annual Holiday Jam, 2005-Present View Slideshow »
CABF-Final.jpg California International Antiquarian Book Fair Alternating between San Francisco and Pasadena February 15-17, 2013
Coordinated all marketing promotions, logistics, budgets, catalog, seminars, exhibitor's services, production and show management for the California ABAA Book Fair (200 dealers).
www.labookfair.com
46th California International Antiquarian Book Fair - 2013 View Slideshow »
glide.jpg GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam 2012 Warfield Theatre,
982 Market Street,
San Francisco, CA 94102
Thursday, December 1, 2012
A musical jam session and spoken word program, followed by a post-concert reception
GLIDE Memorial Church
GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam 2012
gmch.jpg George Mark Children's House Autumn Gala Celebration George Mark Children’s House,
2121 George Mark Lane,
San Leandro, CA 94578
Saturday, September 29, 2012
A Cocktail Reception with a Silent Auction, Live Music, Celebrity Bartender, Dinner with Speakers and a Live Auction, all followed by dancing to a DJ
George Mark Children’s House
George Mark Children's House Autumn Gala Celebration - 2012
SFAS 12 MFM Logo_Final.jpg San Francisco Aeronautical Society Second Annual Fall Gala Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum, Friday, October 21, 2012
Hosted cocktail reception with passed appetizers and entertainment, followed by an elegant seated three-course dinner, tribute program, live auction, and entertainment.
San Francisco Aeronautical Society
San Francisco Aeronautical Society Second Annual Fall Gala
YMCA-sm.jpg The YMCA of San Francisco’s Y for Youth AT&T Park Thursday, February 16, 2012
A special luncheon in downtown San Francisco for 400 corporate and civic leaders, with the goal to raise awareness of the many ways the YMCA strengthens San Francisco Bay Area communities. The event will serve as an entry-point for local executives to the YMCA San Francisco, introducing them to the full spectrum of what the YMCA does “for youth development, for healthy living, for social responsibility.”
YMCA of San Francisco
The YMCA of San Francisco’s Y for Youth - 2012 View Slideshow »
thumb_logo_academyoffriends.gif Academy of Friends Annual Gala - 2012 San Francisco, California February 2012
W&A has produced events for the Academy of Friends since 1998. The 31st Annual Academy of Friends Gala featured a "Voyeur" theme and live Academy Awards Oscar Telecast. Beneficiaries included 10 Bay Area AIDS Service Organizations selected by the Academy of Friends Board of Directors.
Academy of Friends
Academy of Friends Annual Gala - 2012
CC.jpg Catholic Charities Benefit The Galleria Design Center,
101 Henry Adams,
San Francisco, CA
Friday, November 4, 2011
Catholic Charities Wine Tasting & Auction Benefiting Catholic Charities CYO’s Services to At-Risk Youth.
Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities Benefit - 2011
FF75-final.jpg San Francisco Aeronautical Society First Flight 75 Gala Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum,
International Terminal,
San Francisco Airport
Friday, October 21, 2011
Hosted cocktail reception with passed appetizers and entertainment, followed by an elegant seated three-course dinner, tribute program, live auction, and entertainment.
San Francisco Aeronautical Society
San Francisco Aeronautical Society First Flight 75 Gala View Slideshow »
logo_tndc.gif Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Annual Celebrity Pool Toss Poolside at The Phoenix Hotel,
601 Eddy Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94109
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
An annual fundraiser event raising over $100,000 each year for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation. Orchestrated all fundraising and logistical arrangements for this unique San Francisco pool party for 600+ guests which features tossing some of San Francisco's most notorious celebrities into the Phoenix Hotel pool.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development
TNDC Celebrity Pool Toss - 2011
Rabo-Final.jpg Rabobank Client Appreciation Dinner and Retreat Robert Mondavi Winery, Long Meadow Ranch and Solage Resort and Spa. Napa Valley, CA. Thursday, October 6, 2011
The 2nd & 3rd annual food & agribusiness dinner thanking a select few for being a significant part of their growth
Rabobank
Rabobank Client Appreciation Dinner and Retreat View Slideshow »
EBCPA-final.jpg East Bay Center for the Performing Arts Premiere Gala East Bay Center for the Performing Arts,
339 11th Street,
Richmond, CA 94801
Saturday, October 1, 2011
A seated dinner to raise funds, build donor awareness and acknowledge East Bay Center for the Performing Arts’ accomplishments over the past 40 years. Celebrating the completion of the Center’s historic home, the Winters Building, as well as completing the $16 million capital campaign.
East Bay Center for the Performing Arts
East Bay Center for the Performing Arts Premiere Gala - 2011 View Slideshow »
CHP.jpg Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Celebration African American Arts & Cultural Complex,
762 Fulton Street,
San Francisco, CA 94102
Thursday, September 22, 2011
An after-work dinner and drinks reception in celebration of the lives and contributions of Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson, the opening of CHP’s new 120 unit building named after them, CHP’s entry to the Hayes Valley and Fillmore neighborhoods, and its work to end homelessness in San Francisco.
Community Housing Partnership
Community Housing Partnership's Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Celebration - 2011
PW 11 Logo.jpg International Pow Wow 2011 Opening Day Brunch Ferry Building, San Francisco May 22, 2011
Celebrating the Opening Day of International Pow Wow 2011 at the Ferry Building, with an exquisite brunch, where 500 national and international travel writers, journalists will enjoy food and beverages served by uniquely San Franciscan vendors. Entertainment by SF Symphony and Beach Blanket Babylon.
International Pow Wow 2011 website
International Pow Wow Media Brunch
community-housing-partnership.jpg Community Housing Partnership: A Night With the Stars San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center April 27, 2011

A Night With the Stars
Community Housing Partnership: A Night With the Stars
SFIFF-Final.jpg San Francisco International Film Festival - 1998-Present Most recent, April 21, 2011-May 5, 2011
W&A has produced events for the San Francisco Film Society since 1998. Each year multiple events located at various venues in San Francisco and the Bay Area take place. This year included Opening Night at The Regency Center, Film Society Awards Night at the Westin St. Francis, Golden Gate Awards at Temple Night Club and Closing Night at 1015 Folsom.
www.sffs.org
San Francisco International Film Festival - 1998-Present View Slideshow »
T2-Final.jpg Grand Re-opening of Terminal 2 at the San Francisco International Airport SFO Terminal 2 April 2011
For one very elegant evening, civic and business leaders gathered with airport/airline executives at SFO’s Terminal 2 to celebrate the city's newest gem. Surrounded by the beauty and sophistication of the modern, high tech structure, VIPs were treated to a cocktail reception followed by a formal dinner and entertainment.

Grand Re-opening of Terminal 2 at the San Francisco International Airport View Slideshow »
AOF-Final.jpg Academy of Friends Gala, 2001-Present The Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center
San Francisco, California
February 27, 2011
W&A has produced events for the Academy of Friends since 1998. The 31st Annual Academy of Friends Gala featured a "Voyeur" theme and live Academy Awards Oscar Telecast. Beneficiaries included 10 Bay Area AIDS Service Organizations selected by the Academy of Friends Board of Directors.
www.academyoffriends.org
Academy of Friends Annual Gala, - 2001-Present View Slideshow »
EMEAB.jpg Ethnic Media Expo and Awards Banquet, 1999-2010 The Metreon, San Francisco,
Most recent,
November 2010
A convening of ethnic media in the United States with New America Media. NAM hosted a gala dinner to celebrate 40 years since the founding of Pacific News-Service/New America Media. There was a series of seminars and workshops designed expressly for the ethnic media.
www.newamericamedia.org
Ethnic Media Expo and Awards Banquet - 1999-2010 View Slideshow »
TNDC-Final.jpg TNDC Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation's Annual Celebrity Pool Toss and Birthday Celebration - 1996-Present Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco October 2010
W&A has produced events for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation since 1998. This annual fundraising event raisies over $100,000 each year for after-school programs. W&A orchestrated all fundraising and logistical arrangements for this unique San Francisco pool party for 600+ guests which features tossing some of San Francisco's most notorious celebrities into the Phoenix Hotel pool.
www.tndc.org
TNDC Celebrity Pool Toss & Birthday Celebration - 1996-Present View Slideshow »
ISAPS-Final.jpg ISAPS International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Opening & Closing Ceremonies Opening Night - San Francisco Opera House
Closing Night - California Academy of Science
August 2010
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery held its 20th Congress in San Francisco. Winslow & Associates planned social events including Opening Ceremonies at the San Francisco Opera House and the Closing Night Gala at the California Academy of Sciences.
www.isapscongress2010.com
ISAPS Opening & Closing Ceremonies - 2010 View Slideshow »
event_gedc_main.jpg Glide Economic Development Corporation Opening Celebration The Tenderloin Neighborhood, San Francisco March 2010
Coordinated the opening celebration for new housing developments in the Tenderloin Neighborhood of San Francisco; a joint venture between GEDC, The Glide Foundation,Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation and Millennium Partners. The celebration featured a block party for around 1,000 people. Food, beverage and entertainment were provided.

Glide Economic Development Corporation Opening Celebration 2010 View Slideshow »
logo_chineseamericanvoters.gif Chinese American Voter Education Committee Gala 2000-Present Empress of China, San Francisco,
Most Recent,
March 2010
Chinese New Year Awards Banquet and gala for the Chinese American Voter Education Committee including décor, production, script and stage coordination.

Chinese American Voter Education Committee Gala - 2000-Present
Defying-Final.jpg Defying Inequality The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco October 2009
Benefit Concert and Variety Show to benefit marriage equality organizations featuring Broadway cast performances and celebrities appearances.

Defying Inequality View Slideshow »
logo_petsunlmited.gif Carnival of the Animals & Animals in the Arts - A Benefit Concert for Pets Unlimited, 2007 & 2008 San Francisco, California,
Most recent,
October 2008
Produced art exhibition featuring animals in the arts and silent auction. Performance of Carnival of the Animals and other animal-themed music by The Barque Chamber Orchestra, featuring many local orchestra members and singers. Followed by a VIP Reception with the artists.
www.petsunlimited.org
Carnival of the Animals & Animals in the Arts - A Benefit Concert for Pets Unlimited - 2007 & 2008
event_ybca2008.jpg YBCA Artist's Ball San Francisco, California October 3, 2008
Produced sit-down dinner and ball with designer Stanlee Gatti for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Coordinated food and beverage donations, logistics, live and silent auction, stage presentation and catering for 700 people.
www.ybca.org
YBCA Artist's Ball - 2008
logo_macys.gif Macy's Passport Fashion Show - 2001-2008 San Francisco / Los Angeles
Most recent,
September 2008
Macy's annual fundraising event to benefit various HIV/AIDS Organizations
Winslow & Associates coordinated all food, beverage, and logistics for this three day show and reception at Fort Mason in San Francisco and two day show and receptions at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles.

www.macys.com
Macy's Passport Fashion Show - 2001-2008
Pixar-Final.jpg Pixar's "Wall*E" Wrap Party 2008 Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco Spring 2008
Produced and managed 1,800-person black-tie party for Pixar Animation Studios. The night included an exclusive screening, creative décor, food and beverage, production elements and a variety of entertainment.
www.pixar.com/
Pixar's Wall*E Wrap Party 2008 View Slideshow »
event_kooza.jpg Cirque du Soleil’s "Kooza" Premiere Party San Francisco, California November 2007
Developed and coordinated décor, food, beverage and entertainment for post-performance reception for the San Francisco premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Kooza." The 1700 guests included Cirque performers, media, sponsors and show attendees.
www.cirquedusoleil.com
Cirque du Soleil’s "Kooza" Premiere Party - 2007
event_joiedevivre2007.jpg Joie de Vivre's 20th Anniversary San Francisco, California September 2007
Coordinated cocktail reception - including multiple entertainment acts, décor and food - and silent auction for the 20th anniversary of California’s premiere boutique hotel group, Joie de Vivre.
www.jdvhotels.com
Joie de Vivre's 20th Anniversary - 2007
DSC_5708.jpg Gastronomy By the Bay San Francisco, California September 2007
Produced all aspects of three-day food and wine festival, including round table panel discussions, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and book-signings, industry receptions and gala dinner.
www.aiwf.org
Gastronomy By the Bay - 2007
event_creativegrowth.jpg Creative Growth Art Center Oakland, California May 2007
Coordinated all logistics and catering for this fundraising dinner for 300 guests at the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland. The event featured a cocktail reception, sit-down dinner with menu created by Alice Waters, silent auction and live performance by the Kronos Quartet.
creativegrowth.org
Creative Growth Art Center - 2007
logo_asps.gif Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting - 1997-2006 San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, Philadelphia Fall 2006
Produced a series of social functions in conjunction with the week long annual scientific meeting, including a Welcome Reception for 2,000 - 4,000 guests, and multiple receptions and dinners for 200-1,000 guests. Production coordination included extensive food and beverage participation, multiple entertainment acts, decor, and venue selection.
The annual meeting is held in a different city each year nation wide.

www.plasticsurgery.org
Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting - 1997-2006 View Slideshow »
event_sfartsed2005.jpg 40th Anniversary of SFArtsEd Gala De Young Museum, San Francisco November 2005
SFArtsEd's 40th anniversary celebration benefitting the San Francisco Arts Education Project and the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco. Special performances by SFArtsEd Players and All Stars, Honorees: Nancy Willis, Dede Wilsey, Alice Waters, and Susie Tompkins Buell. Cocktail reception, awards program and performances, and silent auction.
www.sfartsed.org
SFArtesEd Gala - 2005
logo_eqca.gif San Francisco Equality Awards Gala City Hall, San Francisco February 2005
Equality California (EQCA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of same-sex marriages. Winslow & Associates coordinated awards dinner and silent and live auctions for 600 guests.
www.eqca.org
San Francisco Equality Awards Gala - 2005
logo_aidsemergencyfund.gif AIDS Emergency Fund Awards Dinner Various venues including the Fashion Center, the Hyatt Regency and the San Francisco Marriott,
Most Recent,
2003
Annual awards dinner from 1992-2003 for 700 guests prepared by some of the Bay Area's most renown chefs; Silent auction, awards ceremony, live entertainment. Handled all aspects of the event from invitations, sponsorship, decor, silent auction, awards ceremony and live entertainment..
www.aidsemergencyfund.org
AIDS Emergency Fund Awards Dinner - 1992-2003
logo_sfo.jpg San Francisco International Airport Terminal Opening San Francisco, California December 2000
Coordinated a series of events in celebration of the opening of the new international terminal, including the Community Open House for 50,000 guests. Winslow & Associates also raised $1.2 million in sponsorship funds. Event contracted by Rita Barela Productions and SFO.
www.flysfo.com
San Francisco International Airport Terminal Opening - 2000
logo_stateoftheworldforum.gif State of the World Forum - 1995-2000 San Francisco, New York Fall 2000
A weeklong gathering of world leaders held in San Francisco and New York. Winslow & Associates secured all venue contracts, organized menu planning and service, created decor themes, managed volunteers and logistical arrangements. Event contracted by Olmstead Productions.
www.worldforum.org
State of the World Forum - 1995-2000
logo_susiebiehler.gif Restaurant Marketing 2000: Build the Buzz San Francisco, California February 28, 2000
Susie Biehler & Co. presented a one-day conference on strategies for restaurant marketing. Winslow & Associates set-up and processed registration, conducted sponsor confirmation, organized trade show exhibition, consulted on menu planning and hotel arrangements, coordinated restaurant participation, and managed all on-site logistical and technical requirements.
www.biehler.com
Restaurant Marketing 2000: Build the Buzz
logo_medtronic.gif Medtronics' AVE Road Show 17 city tour September - December 1999
A 17-city tour introducing arterial vascular devices to local cardiac surgeons. Winslow & Associates negotiated hotel contracts, developed menu, hired local entertainment and decor, and processed registration.
www.medtronic.com
Medtronics' AVE Road Show - 1999
logo_netscape.gif Netscape Annual Sales Convention Santa Clara Marriott November 16, 1998
Annual Sales Convention held at Santa Clara Marriott. Organized and managed vendor booths at sales convention with 600 guests. Orchestrated sales incentive games and coordinated foodservice.
www.netscape.com
Netscape Annual Sales Convention - 1998
event_amcvanness.jpg The Show: The Grand Opening of AMC 1000 Van Ness Cinema San Francisco, California July 1, 1998
Orchestrated all logistical arrangements, entertainment, decor, food and beverage participants, staffing, production, permitting and coordination with construction crews for opening celebration benefiting ALS & the Giants Fund for 1,500 guests.
www.amctheatres.com/VanNess
The Show: The Grand Opening of AMC 1000 Van Ness Cinema - 1998
event_sflibrary.jpg San Francisco New Main Library Opening Events San Francisco, California April 16 - April 21, 1996
Coordinated logistics, catering and other arrangements for 5 opening events, which ranged from 200 to 10,000 guests. Event contracted by Rita Barela Productions.
sfpl.org
San Francisco New Main Library Opening Events - 1996
event_nopic.jpg United Nations Plaza Project United Nations Plaza, San Francisco June 26, 1995
Private Dedication Ceremonies and Public Festival. Handled all event production and logistical arrangements, plus recruitment and coordination of 30+ community organizations providing entertainment, educational activities, food and beverages targeted toward children and families.

United Nations Plaza Project - 1995
event_nopic.jpg Visions of Peace -- A Forum of Nobel Laureates Herbst Theater, San Francisco June 25, 1995
Panel discussion with Dr. Oscar Arias, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Lech Walesa and Betty Williams, moderated by Wolf Blitzer of CNN, held at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. Scheduled program, made speakers arrangements, and production including video introduction, ticket distribution, etc. Event contracted by Rita Barela Productions and the UN50 Committee.

Visions of Peace -- A Forum of Nobel Laureates - 1995
event_sfmoma.jpg San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Opening Celebrations San Francisco, California June 1995
Coordinated logistics, catering and other arrangements for 16 opening events, which ranged from 200 to 10,000 guests. Event contracted by Rita Barela Productions.
www.sfmoma.org
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Opening Celebrations - 1995
logo_ybca.gif Center for the Arts Anniversary Celebration Weekend San Francisco, California October 1994
Executed all logistics for invitation, restaurant participation, entertainment, decor, tenting, auction, and committee participation for this gala fund-raiser for 1,800 guests, and a public festival for 10,000 guests
www.ybca.org
Center for the Arts Anniversary Celebration Weekend - 1994
logo_iacp.gif International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference San Francisco, California April 20, 1994
Culinary Conference for 1,200 guests. Managed three events: Chef's Showcase, Hong Kong on San Francisco Bay and the Julia Child Cookbook Awards Gala.
www.iacp.com
International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference - 1994
logo_ybca.gif Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens Grand Opening San Francisco, California October 15, 1993
Executed all logistics for invitation, restaurant participation, entertainment, decor, tenting, auction, and committee participation for this gala fund-raiser for 1,800 guests, and a public festival for 10,000 guests
www.ybca.org
Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens Grand Opening - 1993
event_sfmoma.jpg San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Ground-Breaking San Francisco, California April 1992
Coordinated logistical arrangements for a Patrons Dinner for 250 guests, and Ground Breaking ceremony for 3,000 guests. Event arrangements included decor installation, catering coordination, security, etc. Event contracted by Rita Barela Productions.
www.sfmoma.org
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Ground-Breaking - 1992
event_palaceoffinearts.jpg Lighting of the Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco, California November 29, 1990
Coordinated food and beverage service, event logistics, assisted committee with operations and entertainment at the Exploratorium and Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda for 750 guests.
www.palaceoffinearts.org
Lighting of the Palace of Fine Arts - 1990
logo_ardenfair.gif Arden Fair Mall Grand Opening Sacramento, California May 4, 1990
Black Tie Circus Theme event benefiting Sacramento Symphony and Crocker Museum for 3,000 guests. Coordinated food service, logistical layout, entertainment, production and restaurant participation. Contracted by The Event Architects.
www.ardenfair.com
Arden Fair Mall Grand Opening - 1990
logo_tndc.gif Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Annual Celebrity Pool Toss Poolside at The Phoenix Hotel,
601 Eddy Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94109
Tuesday, October 10, 2012
An annual fundraiser event raising over $100,000 each year for the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation. Orchestrated all fundraising and logistical arrangements for this unique San Francisco pool party for 600+ guests which features tossing some of San Francisco's most notorious celebrities into the Phoenix Hotel pool.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development
TNDC Celebrity Pool Toss - 2012
FSAN-Final.jpg San Francisco International Film Festival - 1998-Present
W&A has produced events for the San Francisco Film Society since 1998. Each year multiple events located at various venues in San Francisco and the Bay Area take place. This year included Opening Night at The Regency Center, Film Society Awards Night at the Westin St. Francis, Golden Gate Awards at Temple Night Club and Closing Night at 1015 Folsom.
www.sffs.org
Film Society Awards Night- 1998-Present View Slideshow »
gmch.jpg George Mark Children's House Autumn Gala Celebration George Mark Children’s House,
2121 George Mark Lane,
San Leandro, CA 94578
Saturday, September 24, 2011
A Cocktail Reception with a Silent Auction, Live Music, Celebrity Bartender, Dinner with Speakers and a Live Auction, all followed by dancing to a DJ
George Mark Children’s House
George Mark Children's House Autumn Gala Celebration - 2011