New York City, NY - April 13, 2012




Open to All Special Event, Corporate & Wedding Professionals, the EPA NYC Chapter Launch Event Offers Useful, Contemporary Business Building Tips & Pointers from Marley Majcher in Midtown Manhattan’s Historic 3 West Club
Event Planners Association™ (EPA), (, announced today it is expanding its national presence by launching a New York City Chapter. The EPA NYC Chapter’s inaugural launch event is scheduled for Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the extraordinary 3 West Club ( in Midtown Manhattan and is open to all greater New York and Tri-State area event and meeting professionals.
Rock-and-super-star party planner to A-list celebrities, Marley Majcher, will deliver the keynote sharing top tips from her book, But Are You Making Any Money?. Best known as “The Party Goddess,” Ms. Majcher is a multi-million-dollar marketing coach who sets audiences on fire with her no-nonsense, direct-path methodology to achieving business profitability. Marley Majcher will also answer questions immediately following the evening’s speech.
Also available at the EPA NYC Chapter launch event will be the three founding members and co-chairpersons, Annette Naif of Annette Naif Events, Christina Berrios of Event Details, Inc., and Danielle Bobish of Curtain Up Events, as well as Kim Sullivan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Event Planners Association National Headquarters. A complete agenda for the EPA NYC Launch Event can be found at
Kim Sullivan, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of the EPA National Headquarters said, “Collectively, the three EPA NYC Chapter co-chairpersons and founding members have over 40 years of experience in corporate, special events, meeting and wedding planning. All of these ladies are tremendously knowledgeable, experienced and capable of masterfully leading the NYC chapter. Combine their talents and creativity with the benefits of EPA membership and you have a powerhouse!”
In addition to planners, all service and product suppliers to the corporate, meeting, special event and wedding planning industries within the Tri-State area are invited to attend the EPA NYC Chapter inaugural event. Early bird, on-line registration is $10.00 per person and can be completed by clicking on Registration is $15.00 at the door. At-the-door registration and networking opportunities for the EPA NYC Chapter launch and educational event are scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at Midtown Manhattan’s 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, in New York, NY 10019. The evening will conclude at 9:00 p.m. Multiple vendors will have their wares on display and sample tastings from a collection of pastas along with a complimentary drink are provided compliments of 3 West Club. Additionally, managers from the New York City-centered venue will be on hand to schedule future tours of the classic property.
Kim Sullivan continued, “The EPA NYC Chapter launch event is sure to be a tremendous place to connect with industry movers and shakers. Networking with Marley Majcher and the three co-founding leaders is a great way for attendees to initiate a collaborative effort to grow their business – everyone should bring lots of business cards to exchange.”
Media Contact:
Kim Sullivan, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Toll free: 866-380-3372
Email at [email protected]
DC Metro Chapter Contact:
Annette Naif, Annette Naif Events
EPA NYC Chapter Founder & Co-Chairman
[email protected] (516) 558-7895

Event Planners Association:
The Event Planners Association is the national trade association for professionals in the event and amusement industries, which includes professional meeting planners, event and wedding planners, inflatable games and amusement rental companies, florists, caterers, DJ’s, entertainers, venues and more. The EPA provides a unique support system for independent business owners as members benefit from the EPA’s in-house law firm, in-house insurance agency, marketing specialists, professional certifications, local networking opportunities, continuing education, affinity programs and regulatory support. Our mission is to provide the foundational elements of a successful business and facilitate the highest standards of excellence and professionalism.
Editor’s Note:
Bios and pictures of Kim Sullivan and Marley Majcher can be found at and, respectively, and both can be found on social networking sites. Bios and pictures of Annette Naif, Christina Berrios and Danielle Bobish can be found at, and respectively.
Additional Event Planners Association Chapters in Washington D.C., Miami, FL, Cleveland, OH and Pittsburg, PA will be launching soon. Watch for upcoming news about each new EPA Chapter’s launch event.
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