Hess Select South Beach Seafood Festival & VIP Dinner
Benefits Miami Beach Education Foundation and CI Foundation
VIP Kick Off Dinner
Thursday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
South Beach Seafood Festival
Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
9th and Ocean Drive, Lummus Park, Miami Beach
www.SoBeSeafoodFest.com (Ticket information)
Kick off the season, Saturday, October 19, in Miami Beach, and join in the fun at this oceanfront seafood experience – the Hess Select South Beach Seafood Festival – complete with local restaurants, full bars, live music, demos, a kids’ zone and more. Area restaurants will feature individual culinary gardens and menu options of signature dishes, like stone crabs, lobster mac, raw bar, ceviche and paella, along with full bars and signature cocktails poured with title sponsor, Hess Select, as well as Bacardi, Stoli and Herradura, all brands of Premier Beverage. Stay busy with chef and mixologist demos and interactive activities. And, don’t forget the little ones for fun in the kids’ zone.
To launch the weekend, a VIP dinner event will be held at Joe’s Stone Crab, Thursday, October 17, in Jesse’s room. Tickets for the weekend events along with restaurant information are available at www.SoBeSeafoodFest.com. Saturday Festival tickets are $25 for general admission, which includes entrance, access to all interactive & demonstration activities, culinary gardens, live music, kids zone area, and more, and $150 for VIP, which includes access to the VIP Pavilion with all day open bar and complimentary VIP food stations from restaurant partners, along with the VIP passport, and promotional giveaways. Thursday Night’s VIP Dinner at Joe’s is open to major sponsors and festival partners. Limited tickets are available for $500.
About CI Management and CI Foundation
CI Management is the owner and producer of the inaugural Hess Select South Beach Seafood Festival. CI Management is a full-service production and management agency specializing in experiential event marketing solutions. CI Mgt clients span a wide range of brands, celebrities, and charitable foundations currently resulting in 65 events each year. With almost 20 years of industry experience and 800 successfully completed events, the CI Mgt team strategically handles all aspects of event marketing: planning, concept development, sponsorship alignment and activation to ensure the work is executed on time, on budget and on point.
CI Management is the owner of CI Foundation which is a community foundation granting out funds to multiple organizations around the community. Some beneficiaries include Shake-A-Leg Miami, UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Research Center, Ray Lewis Family Foundation, and Max Roy Family Foundation. For more information, visit www.CI-Mgt.com.
About Miami Beach Education Foundation
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Education Foundation is a 501(C)3 dedicated to supporting the educational system in the Miami Beach community through the City of Miami Beach International Baccalaureate Programs and providing scholarships for graduating Miami Beach High School students to help further their educational opportunities. In addition, the Chamber supports and hosts educational seminars and programs throughout the year to help develop and grow future community business leaders. For more information, please visit www.MiamiBeachChamber.com.