Media

MEMORANDUM

TO:                   MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES

 FROM:             Bunnie Jackson-Ransom, Media Relations Consultant / Trumpet Awards

 DATE:              December 2, 2013

 RE:                  TRUMPET AWARDS 2014 — MEDIA REGISTRATION

 The Trumpet Awards Foundation announces the 2014 Trumpet Awards ceremony and other signature events that will be held in Atlanta, GA beginning on Thursday, January 23 and culminating with the Awards Ceremony on January 25 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

 First Class, Inc. will be coordinating media logistics and we are extending an invitation to you, as members of the working press, to attend this three-day program of star-studded happenings.  We know that you will carry the news of these worthy honorees back to your communities through your publications and networks. For this, we thank you.

 Ms. Xernona Clayton, Creator and Executive Producer of the Trumpet Awards, welcomes your attendance and participation.  We want you to join us and, more importantly, enjoy the hospitality of The Trumpet Awards Foundation and the event sponsors.

 The events that make up the Trumpet Awards weekend highlight the achievements of the honored guests.  Enclosed is a preliminary list of events.   We will be distributing releases prior to the event in order to provide you with up-to-date information on who will be honored and how you may schedule photo opportunities and interviews.

 A press pre-registration form is attached for your convenience; and you may find this registration form on line at www.trumpetfoundation.org .  Please register at your earliest convenience so your credentials will be ready upon your arrival.   You may register by returning the press registration form to the fax number or email address listed below.   We will staff and maintain an active pressroom which will be available to you from 10:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on January 23 and 24.  We move to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on January 25.

 Photos of honorees are available to distribute to your publication via email prior to the event; and we will have photos taken at the event that we will distribute with our wrap-up release.

 Media questions and requests should be directed to:

 First Class, Inc.; 450 Hickory Glen Lane, SW; Atlanta, Georgia  30311

Phone – 404/505-8188;    Fax – 404/505-8358

Contact: Bunnie Jackson-Ransom – bjr@fclassinc.com

Account Coordinator:  Rita Barrett – rbarrett@fclassinc.com