The 70th annual Cannes Film
Festival took place from 17 to 28 May
2017, in Cannes, France.

Spanish film director and
screenwriter Pedro Almodóvar was
the President of the Jury for the
festival and Italian actress Monica
Bellucci hosted the opening and
closing ceremonies.

Ismael's Ghosts, directed by French
director Arnaud Desplechin, was the
opening film for the festival.

Official poster of the 70th Cannes
Film Festival featuring a still of Italian
actress Claudia Cardinale at a rooftop
in Rome back in 1959.
Polo at the sparkling principality
on the Cote d’Azur: It was no easy
feat but  Francesco Mitrano,
Founder and President of the
Monaco Polo Federation, found the
perfect place for polo- a
sumptuous private property just a
few minutes drive from Monaco.

The fifth edition will be held from
September 21th to September 24th

Monte Carlo Polo Club
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arthouse, doc, foreign & cult cinema.

Jean Renoir labeled NANA ('26)
"(his) first film worth talking about.”
Read what writer R. Emmet
Sweeney has to say about the film
on our blog

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Concierge Key Notes


Mark Roberts is a native
Chicagoan and a former New

A veteran hospitality and
tourism specialist, he has
provided 5-star service to
guests of the Waldorf-Astoria
Hotel in New York City and the
Thompson Hotel located on
Chicago's Gold Coast near the
Magnificent Mile.  
America's Beauty Show, held at McCormick
Place Chicago represents the diligent work
of the Cosmetology industry.  Each year
they comprise of many platform artists,
hair designers, spa experts among many
others to show their accomplishments and
share them with attendees.

My career began a while ago where I
served as a spa and salon owner for 34
years.  Being in media I can now sing
praises from the best to those that are
contemplating this career.

There is one logic only, there is no such
thing as "I can't do that"!  That alone will
bring you success.

I felt only natural to be there and seemed to
feel, just maybe I should try once more to
come back home.

And then Red Carpet Concierge
International's lip quivered and so with a
grateful heart for the past, go I forward to
the future of sharing with the world!
Cosmetologists Chicago® (CC) celebrated
its 100th anniversary in 2012 and is the
owner and producer of America’s Beauty
Show®, held annually in Chicago since 1924.

The members of this association of 5,000
salon professionals include licensed
cosmetologists, estheticians and nail
technicians, salon owners and cosmetology
students. CC offers its members continuing
education, legislative representation,
technology, scholarships, networking
opportunities and an extensive website at

  Reported by:  Chakib & Sandra Doghmi
Tatiana Byron Marx started her business to
create beautiful memories for her clients and
their guests. That simple desire spawned two
successful companies and the production of
hundreds of social celebrations, corporate
events, and bridal exhibitions.

While earning a bachelor’s degree at Boston
University, Tatiana promoted parties before
joining Turner Broadcasting. She left Turner to
become the Vice President of Business
Development for a Trade Show company where
she directed sales, marketing, and production
for more than 50 shows. The company
experienced unprecedented growth during her

In 2001, Tatiana Byron started 4PM Events and
was organizing weddings, private parties, and
film premieres while working with celebrities
including P. Diddy, Diana Ross, Lionel Ritchie,
Mary J. Blige, The Pussycat Dolls, and Joan

Shortly thereafter, Tatiana launched Wedding
Salon, a bridal trade show for the luxury market.


53rd ASCO Annual Meeting

Lakeside Center at McCormick Place,
McCormick Place North, McCormick Place
Map It
 06/02/2017         06/06/2017         43000

The Salvation Army-Central Regional Meeting
Chicago Marriott Northwest
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 06/08/2017         06/12/2017         3300

June 2017 Annual International Research
Cambria Chicago Magnificent Mile
Map It
 06/08/2017         06/11/2017         250

National Nurses United 2017 The People's
McCormick Place North
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 06/10/2017         06/12/2017         1600

NeoCon® 2017
The Merchandise Mart
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 06/12/2017         06/14/2017         40000

UFPA 2017 United Fresh Annual Convention
McCormick Place West
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 06/13/2017         06/15/2017         4500

MARC Annual 2017 Conference         
Swissotel Chicago
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 06/16/2017         06/21/2017         500

DIA 2017 Global Annual Meeting
McCormick Place North, McCormick Place
South, McCormick Place West
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 06/18/2017         06/21/2017         9400

CFA Annual Program
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Map It
 06/20/2017         06/25/2017         650

Techtextil North America 2017
Lakeside Center at McCormick Place
Map It
 06/20/2017         06/22/2017         3000

2017 Annual Conference
Sheraton Grand Chicago
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 06/22/2017         06/30/2017         1000
The 2017 National Restaurant
Association Show brought
together suppliers, chefs and
restaurateurs at Chicago's
McCormick Place to network,
attend information sessions and
browse a show floor
overflowing with what's new
and noteworthy in the
restaurant industry.

                    with Chakib Doghmi