some of our past events...
USA Film Festival - For more than ten years we have been the
media and public relations arm of this, the oldest and largest
film festival in Dallas, planning events, securing publicity and
handling celebrity liaison for:
Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Lyle Lovett, Henry Bumstead, Robert
Altman, Gary Oldman, Virginia Madsen, James Ivory, Ismail Merchant,
Quincy Jones, Marlo Thomas, Blake Edwards, Penny Marshall, Olivia
Newton-John, James Earl Jones, Kathy Bates, Dennis Quaid, Richard
Dreyfuss, Jackie Chan, James Cromwell, Bill Paxton, Paul Mazursky,
Tommy Lee Jones, Mia Farrow, Cyd Charisse, Betty Comden, Molly
Ringwald, Buck Henry, John Waters, Hume Cronyn, Peter Greenaway,
Sydney Pollack, Teri Garr, Jack Palance, Janine Turner, Ray Liotta,
Gregory Hines, RuPaul, Jon Voight, Connie Stevens, and Mariel
Hemmingway and many other festival guests.
KidFilm - This production of the USA Film Festival is the largest
and oldest in the United States. VGS handles public and media
relations for the festival.
Charity Premiere of Star Wars: Episode I,
Benefiting Children's Medical Center of Dallas - A highly successful event for one of
the nation's premier children's hospitals. We worked creatively
with the movie's themes to make the evening special for 750
guests at a post-screening reception. Exiting the film, the
audience walked a red carpet into a fantastically decorated
reception tent, complete with a Hollywood marquee entrance,
colossal light sabers and images of Star Wars characters.
Grand Opening Celebration for Gilda's Club
North Texas - We
coordinated three days of events to honor donors, volunteers,
members and the medical resource council for Gilda's Club
North Texas. Activities included a major donor dinner, club
member luncheon, grand opening reception, council breakfast,
ribbon cutting ceremony and community open house.
VISIONS: The Women's Expo - For several years VGS has been
responsible for all event publicity, including television and
radio interviews, media pitches, public appearance tours, as
well as programming for the event.
Corporate Private Reception at the Palacio de Fernán Núñez
Madrid, Spain - We coordinated all details for this most unique
reception site. The 50 guests had an exclusive night at the
historical palace built in 1847. Event planning activities
included palace booking, invitation design, menu planning,
decorations, welcome gifts for guests, transportation to and
from reception site and entertainment.
The Salvation Army Super Lunch VI through
X - Over
several years we have worked this event held at Texas Stadium
and hosted by Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager,
Jerry Jones. VGS managed the media and public relations as
well as designing all printed materials and mailings. VGS also
staffed the event.
The Cultured Cup's Annual Best Iced
Tea Contest - VGS
handled all details for the search for the best-flavored iced tea
in the Dallas area, including restaurant selection and site
coordination, judge criteria, equipment rentals, design and
production of contest invitations, promotional pieces, award
design and production, and media relations.