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Ford Focus: Auto Brand Drives Through Essence Music Festival

Since 2009, Ford has been the premiere brand sponsors of the Essence Music Festival. This year, the company known for vehicles like the Flex, Mustang, Expedition, Focus, Explorer and Edge was on hand for the festivities in New Orleans and ...
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Style Star: June Ambrose Partners With Coca-Cola For Major Makeovers

Stylist to the stars June Ambrose made her first appearance at the Essence Music Festival with Coca-Cola for their first Style Refresh. The Coca-Cola sponsored contest offered two festival attendees the opportunity to receive a shopping and style experience with ...
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365Black Awards: McDonald’s Celebrates Community Contributions During The Essence Music ...

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2012 Essence Music Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate ...
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Essence Music Festival: Bevy Smith’s My Black Is Beautiful Dinner

Social Media Socialite and marketing maven Bevy Smith hosted one of her swank Dinners with Bevy at Rambla at the International House Hotel for Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is Beautiful. While media guests and tastemakers were invited to join ...
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Bahama Breezing With Vision Airlines

Last fall Vision Airlines offered the V.I.P. treatment for media personalities, tastemakers and travel agents to participate in its inaugural flight from Baltimore’s BWI Airport to Grand Bahama Island. I never fly out of BWI Airport, but when offered a ...
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Island Grooves: North Sea Jazz Festival in Curacao

North Sea Jazz Festival held its second music festival on the Caribbean island of Curacao over Labor Day weekend. North Sea Jazz Festival, which I call the Rolls Royce of international music festivals, lined up an all-star roster of performers ...