Passport to Prizes Winners!

Congratulations to our Passport to Prizes winners:
Grand Prize: One pair of Boston Red Sox Tickets – courtesy of John F. White & Co., Inc.
– Marcia Rabaiotti, Maffe Financial Group

Second Prize: One pair of round trip airline tickets – courtesy of Southwest Airlines
– Patti-Jean Trombley, Long View Kennel

Third Prize: A 42″ flat screen television – courtesy of Walmart
– JoAnn Borge, State of Rhode Island

Fourth Prize: (3) one hour massage sessions – courtesy of Massage Envy (Cranston, RI)
– Karen Golembeski, Women’s Jewelry Association (Pictured left)


WPRI’s Ted Nesi to Lead CEO Roundtable at RIBX 2012

Ted Nesi, political and economic reporter for, nationally recognized blogger, and panelist on WPRI 12’s “Newsmakers” will lead a candid discussion with three of the state’s top business leaders when he takes the stage at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, as part of RIBX 2012, taking place at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

Allan Tear, founding partner of Betaspring; Diane Hurley, chief executive officer of Newport Grand; and Giovanni Feroce, chief executive officer of Alex and Ani will join Nesi on stage to answer questions about Rhode Island as a place to start and grow a business, challenges they have overcome and much more! Designed to produce an informative dialogue between business leaders at all stages of development, attendees can expect to walk away with new ideas and the latest best practices which they can immediately implement into their own businesses.

The Hottest Ticket in Town!

Tickets are on officially on sale for the 2012 RIBX Kick-off Bash!

Taking place on Wednesday, May 2 from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Rhode Island Convention Center, this high-energy, high-quality networking event is quickly becoming a favorite for RIBX attendees and exhibitors alike.  It’s the perfect opportunity to meet and support the local business community, connect with industry and policy leaders, as well as mingle with local media personalities

This year’s event will be highlighted with a performance by Brass Attack, Southern New England’s finest live nine-piece dance band.

Attendees will once again enjoy complimentary beverages (with a $1 corkage fee per beverage) and hot and cold hors d’oeuvres provided by some of the area’s most popular restaurants and caterers!

It’s a party not to be missed! Click here to register!

Participating caterers and restaurants include:

Centro Restaurant and Lounge Edible Arrangements
Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
Iron Works Tavern Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
Panera Bread (Providence) P.F. Chang’s
Pot au Feu Providence Marriott Downtown
Russell Morin Fine Catering Snooker, Inc.
Venus de Milo UNO Chicago Grill

The Band Sponsor:

The event’s networking sponsor:

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