2016 FACE AWARDS GALA TO HONOR CURRENT, PAST WINNERS AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

2016 FACE AWARDS GALA TO HONOR CURRENT, PAST WINNERS AND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

NAPLES, Fla. – Mar. 15, 2016 – The 2016 Face Awards winners will be recognized at the upcoming gala on March 18, 2016 with an all-star lineup of local and international participants in the program.

The event, emceed by Patrick Nolan, anchor at Fox 4 News and Mayela Rosales, anchor at D’Latinos News at Univision SWFL, will feature a variety of unique performances throughout the night. Youth performers from around the country will open the show with a musical performance before keynote speaker Melaine Williams CEO of Peach Communication from Atlanta, Georgia shares her story of diversity with the audience.  A special recognition to this year’s award winners will conclude with a $3,000 scholarship presentation to Florida Gulf Coast University student Lauren Perez. Miss Tourism International, Faddy Halabi, will be participating in the event and will attend the cocktail reception.

The Face Awards recognize businesses and outstanding individuals who reflect and celebrate positive values and the ethnic and racial diversity within the Southwest Florida community. In its sixth year, the event has become a unique staple in the community as it continues to grow.

Tickets to attend the event and help celebrate these community leaders are $150 each or $200 at the door. Sponsorship and table packages can be purchased by visiting http://faceswfl.com/. For more information, please contact Rob Wardlaw at (239) 449-4145 or Mayela Rosales at (239) 734-8888.

About Gulfshore Business magazine

Gulfshore Business is a monthly business-to-business magazine covering Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties and serving nearly 32,000 readers. Gulfshore Business tracks the area’s major industries, including real estate and development, healthcare, tourism and agriculture. Each monthly issue delivers trends, profiles and expert advice to help executives and other decision-makers stay ahead of the curve. Headquartered in Naples, Gulfshore Business is owned by Open Sky Media Inc., a Texas-based publisher of city magazines in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, Oklahoma City and Marin County, Calif.

About Media Vista Group

Media Vista Group is a multi-platform Hispanic-owned media company. Its broadcast holdings include Univision and UniMas in Fort Myers-Naples as well as Azteca America Fort Myers-Naples. MVG also owns and operates Univision Minneapolis and Univision Kansas City. Its holdings include the D’Latinos program, now in its 14th year of continuous local broadcast; D’Latinos Magazine, a monthly Spanish-language lifestyle publication; and www.dlatinos.com, a Spanish interactive portal.

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