The Special Event Company Wins 2011 Gala Award

Strategic Event and Meeting Management Company Recognized by Special Events Magazine.

Research Triangle Park, NC, February 26, 2012 --( Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company (, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the company received a 2011 Gala Award from Special Events Magazine at The Special Event 2012 black-tie gala on Jan. 27 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. The Special Event Company’s participation in the opening of The Mint Museum in Charlotte, N.C. was awarded Best Event Entertainment with a budget under $25,000.

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“We are honored to be recognized by our industry peers with a Gala Award from Special Events Magazine,” said Webb. “The Mint Museum opening was great opportunity for us to demonstrate our creativity for design and management of the Opening Patrons Gala.”

- Special Events Magazine is the premier publication of the event planning industry.

- Each year, The Gala Awards recognize the finest work in special events worldwide – this year, Special Events Magazine received nearly 340 entries in 35 categories from Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Russia, Spain and the United States.

- The Special Event Company has received more than 30 international awards or nominations. For more information, visit

About The Special Event Company:
The Special Event Company is a strategic event and meeting management company based in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Founded in 1986 in London, England, and operating in the United States since 1999, the company opened its U.S. headquarters in the Triangle in 2005. TSEC has won or been nominated for more than 30 international awards, including 12 for Triangle-based events. The company maintains a prestigious local client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of event production, logistic management, and marketing through its group of companies. For more information, please visit

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