24Notion Sponsors 2010 OEN Tom Holce Awards

On Wednesday, Downtown Portland’s Hilton Hotel hosted this year’s OEN (Oregon Entrepreneur’s Network) Holce Award ceremony. The OEN Entrepreneurship Awards not only honors the skill and courage it takes for entrepreneurs to create a business out of an idea, but it celebrates what entrepreneurs have been able to achieve for the region’s economy. The prestigious honor of being a finalist comes with a highly competitive nomination process, which makes being named a finalist a significant achievement of its own. These entrepreneurs are inspiring and execute the success and vitality within our community. This year’s awards were especially moving, due to the recent passing of Tom Holce, Northwest business entrepreneur and angel investor who has built or helped to build dozens of successful Southwest Washington and Oregon businesses during the last 50+ years of his life. This ceremony paid special tribute to Tom Holce and his contribution to not only past and future businesses, but also to the art of entrepreneurship. One couldn’t help but feel the solidarity among all as honor was paid to Tom Holce and this year’s finalists.

24Notion was thrilled to be a patron sponsor of this year’s pivotal OEN Holce Awards and celebrates this year’s winners:

• Trust ID: Development Company Award
• Clear Access: Working Capital Company Award
• Smarsh: Growth Company Award
• Sohrab Vossoughi, Ziba Design: Individual Achievement Award
• Ken and Joan Austin, A-Dec: Lifetime Achievement Award

As a business that also began as a mere idea, 24Notion has supported and exemplified entrepreneurship since inception and has been a sponsor of OEN for two years in a row. This year 24Notion utilized creative media skills to generate the introductory video for the awards ceremony. The video celebrated entrepreneurship and highlighted past OEN Holce Award achievements. In addition, during the event the 24Notion media and PR team interviewed finalists, sponsors, guests, and OEN director and board members. Media footage of the pre-event and ceremony will be compiled for coming OEN promotions. Collaboration with OEN celebrates the power of entrepreneurship and pays respect to all those contributing to and supporting the region’s economy. Learn more about the OEN Holce Awards and 24Notion’s sponsorship at http://oenentrepreneurshipawards.org/.

From 24Notion’s team reporting live, look forward to video coverage of the OEN Holce Awards in the coming weeks! To learn more about 24Notion event coverage, videos, and pictures become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/24Notion. Join now to become eligible for Fall giveaways, sweepstakes, and prizes!

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Attention all designers, artists and houseware retailers…

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This year, THREAD is partnering up with 24Notion, creative & lifestyle agency to heighten the brand awareness and exposure in the Pacific Northwest. 24Notion expertise is in bridging the gap of emerging designers with the retail and consumers that will bring in the overall connection here.

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24Notion is looking for astounding independent designers, artists, and house ware retailers to showcase their products and designs at THREAD 2010, in Seattle, Washington.  24Notion would like to invite you to take part in the Seattle trade show.  When signing up, if you mention “24Notion,” you will automatically receive a Free 1 hour brand consultation with 24Notion; please be sure to email info@24notion.tv to notify.  

This exclusive offer is only redeemable through October 15, 2010.  You would receive the following:

-       Free 1 hour brand consultation by 24Notion

-       Event promotion during the show through 24Notion social media engagement

Just some benefits of becoming a vendor at THREAD:

-       100 brands at each show

-       3,000 + shoppers per show

-       $1,000 – $4,000 average sales per designer

-       27 shows since 2003

-       200,000 email opt – ins

-       8 shows in 6 markets in 2010

-       Email Campaign – 30,000 – 50,000 opt in members in each market

-       Online Campaign – All social networking sites, calendars, newsletters

-       Press Campaign – Local and national, print, online and broadcast

-       Street Campaign – Tens of thousands of flyer’s and posters distributed to select retail outlets + hand to hand at select events

-       Partnership Marketing – Cross promotions with all sponsors and complimentary attendance for buyers and media

To learn more please contact 24Notion at info@24Notion.tv.

To learn more about THREAD please visit  WWW.THREADSHOW.COM OR CALL 619-795-4505

Additionally, there will be free sweepstakes, perks, freebies and other fun initiatives. Simply mentioned “24Notion” then you will be automatically entered in the grand prize.  More to come so, Join our facebook.com/24Notion and tweet with us @24notion

FASHION’S NIGHT OUT- A Global Celebration of fashion, style and shop

A global celebration of fashion – well look no further! Portland, Oregon is joining the Fashion’s Night Out event on Sept 10, 2010. The worldwide fashion event was created in 2009 by Vogue Magazine, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), NYC & Company and the City of New York, where designers, celebrities, models, and fashion editors stage exciting, one-of-a-kind events in stores.

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The City of Portland, Portland Business Alliance, Lisa Frisch and her team, Downtown Marketing Initiative are organizing this unforgettable one night event. So get ready to shop till you drop between 4-9pm. After Party will be hosted in the lobby of the Nines Hotel between 8-11pm. The newly Director Park will present  the evening’s stylish hub, with fall fashion shows, free pedicab rides to participating retailers, and mystery goody bags featuring Amex gift cards, raffles, gift certificates and more. See you there!

Check out list of all retailers participating in the Portland Fashion’s Night Out

Friend us on Facebook.com/24Notion to hear available perks/giveaways throughout the day. Also, tweet with us @24notion for full coverage event tweet up.