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Marin Bright Selected as an Honoree in 2014 Folio Top Women in Media Awards

Sausalito, CA (August 28, 2014) – Smart Meetings magazine announces that Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Bright Business Media, LLC, has been named one of Folio’s Top Women in Media, in the Corporate Visionaries category. The awards mark “the debut of Folio’s annual list of the most influential women in media—the ones driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies—women who are innovating in new ways and guiding their businesses into new markets,” as noted in the official announcement.

“I am excited to be recognized by our peers at major publishing houses and well-regarded B2B publications for the 2014 Folio Top Women in Media Awards,” says Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Smart Meetings, the leading meetings industry trade publication. “The awards give me the humble realization that if you truly stick to your vision and execute your plan with the right team, you can achieve what you set out to do.”

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– Hundreds of media outlets and journalists viewed the winner’s release and clips from the TV special “Smart Destinations: The Best of 2013.” Major media outlets such as Yahoo, Boston Globe and The Street, along many local television stations and business journals relayed the news across the web. 

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–Meeting planners visit to hear Hawaii's pitch," Honolulu Star Advertiser, March 21, 2012.

–"Hawaii woos meeting planners with Smart Meetings event," Pacific Business News, March 16, 2012.

–"'Smart Event' to Sell Hawaii Meetings and Incentives, March 18–20," Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, March 16, 2012.

–"Make it Work : The Zen of Event Planning," forbes.com, Oct. 27, 2011.

–"Smart Meetings Convenes 25% Growth," minonline.com, Jan. 12, 2009.