July 16, 2014 (Winston-Salem, NC) Local event design and management firm, Sterling Events Group is pleased to announce that their team has been nominated for two Esprit® Awards by the International Special Events Society (ISES).

The ISES Esprit® Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that “honors the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ISES membership, representing all facets of the event”.

Nominated events and categories include:

Best Event Design/Décor Under $25,000
Event: Game Night Welcome Reception
Event Designer: Kristen H. Prestwood

Best Social Event Over $75,000
Event: Gone With The Wind Weekend – A Southern Experience
Event Planner and Co-Designer: Christa Hovis

In addition to these nominations, collectively the Sterling Events Group team has won more than 20 regional and international awards since 2010 including the 2013 international ISES Esprit® Award for Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization, and 2013 regional ISES EVIE Awards for Best Event Design/Décor Under $10K, Best Overall Planning, and the Presidential Award “Lead by Example”.

The ISES Esprit® Awards ceremony will be held August 20th at The Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington.

About Sterling Events Group

Award-winning Sterling Events Group, headquartered in Clemmons, NC, with additional offices throughout the Carolinas, has provided travel, event planning and design services for clients nationwide since 1985. The firm offers clients a full-range of specialized event and destination services including budget development and planning; registration & housing management; destination management; group travel; special event planning; event staffing; ground transportation/meet & greet services; audio visual equipment rental; event décor & styling; and event branding and marketing. Additionally, Sterling Events Group owns and manages WinMock at Kinderton, a historic barn turned special event and conference center located in Bermuda Run, NC.


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