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TravelInsurance

Tips for How Group Travel Insurance Can Help Plan and Protect Your Next Group Trip

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Whether it's a family reunion, a school team outing, a destination wedding or friends just traveling together for a special getaway, TravelInsurance.com recommends group travel insurance plans to protect their investments. Planning travel for groups of 10 or more on the same itinerary can involve a lot more logistics than the typical trip. The company's Group Travel Site offers an easy and affordable way for group leaders or travel agents to offer trip protection to all of the members of the group and manage them all on a single site.
the Event Planner Expo

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for NY City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EMRG Media is excited to announce it's hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Wilshire Foundation

The Wilshire Foundation and CEO Taylor Wilshire Create Further Funding for Beneficial Social Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Wilshire Foundation recently announced the close of first-round funding for its Conscious Capital Fund. The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial, constructs programs and invests in organizations that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
Denise Walsh

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Denise Walsh as Assistant General Counsel, based in EPIC’s NYC Office

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Denise Walsh has joined the firm as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.
RINGBOOST

US Nonprofit Orgs Can Now Get Free Vanity Phone Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Leading vanity number provider RingBoost is expanding its donation program to provide custom phone numbers to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Following a successful run that has seen the company find memorable numbers for a variety of worthy causes, such as Gracepointe Church in Florida and Habitat for Humanity in Pittsburgh, RingBoost wanted to bring the benefits to a wider audience.
RINGBOOST N.Y.

GracePointe Church in Fla. Enhances Branding with New Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- GracePointe Church of the Nazarene in central Florida received a unique offering this month, as the team at RingBoost agreed to donate a custom phone number to the Lake Mary-based organization. With its unforgettable new number hooked up in no time, GracePointe is all set to take the church's message to an increasingly large audience in the weeks and months to come.
Thomas E. O’Neil

Thomas E. O’Neil Returns to EPIC’s New York Office as President of Northeast Region

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Thomas E. O'Neil has been appointed Northeast Region President, relocating to New York City from EPIC's headquarters in San Francisco.
FENDER FRIEND LLC

FENDER FRIEND LLC Start-up Offers Autonomous App to Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.
The Pension Inspector Release 10

Pension Inspector Release 10 Announced with Online Due Diligence Add-In ERISA PLUS

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Pension Inspector(R) one of the leading internet research data mining solutions from AtPrime Media Services, online since 2007, announces Pension Inspector Release 10.0, which ushers in a new dimension in ERISA* Retirement Plan Transparency with "ERISA PLUS."

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors promotes Maria Chambers, IACCP to Chief Compliance Officer

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers' responsibilities include administering KFWA's compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.
VOICES 2017 Trend Report

VOICES: Media and Advertising in 2017, What’s to Come?

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- What types of advertising media, such as radio, television, and online ads, rose or fell in popularity in 2017? What are the main demographics advertisers target? Which moods and inflections are most sought after for resonance and persuasive power? To answer these questions, Voices.com has released their look at the media and advertising trends that will dominate over the next year.
JENCAP HOLDINGS

JenCap Holdings LLC Acquires NIF Group Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held NIF Group, Inc. (NIF), a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Manhasset, New York, with six offices located on the east and west coasts of the United Sates.
Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016

Beaujolais Nouveau Day in NY! Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 is First Wine of the Harvest

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- There's no annual wine tradition quite like the November release of Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, and wine lovers around the world collectively rejoice as the 2016 bottling is officially released today - the third Thursday of November, at 12:01 a.m. GMT+1 (Beaujolais time).
Thintri Report

Thintri Market Study: Short Range Wireless Technologies Create New Markets

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., an array of short range wireless (SRW) technologies is about to remake a range of markets with inexpensive, easy to use products available to nearly every consumer or business. The report, "Market Opportunities in Short Range Wireless," explores short range wireless technologies and the markets they address.

Voices.com Announces Voiceover Industry Roadshow, LevelUp Coming to New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The largest voice-over marketplace in the world, Voices.com, has announced the launch of an industry roadshow, set to take place across the United States this upcoming Spring 2017. The event is LevelUp - a fast, 1-day information sharing event that will bring voice actors, coaches, and clients together like never before for a fast-paced day of workshops and networking.

The Event Planner Expo Speaker Series 2016 includes Lauren Kay, Senior Style Editor of ‘The Knot’

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Event Planner Expo, is back! This Wednesday, October 5, 2016, EMRG Media is hosting The Event Planner Expo at The Metropolitan Pavilion. The Event Planner Expo is known to have the best venues and services in the event planning industry as well as an exclusive speaker series.

EPIC Brokers adds Michael Klaschka in NYC to Financial Risk Solutions Practice

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm's Financial Risk Solutions Practice.

EPIC Insurance adds Vincent G. Caracciolo in NYC as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

Simplifile Signs On 22 Additional Counties in Midwest, West Coast Regions

PROVO, Utah, May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leader in electronic document and data workflow technology for lenders, settlement agents and counties, announced it added 22 additional county recording offices in the Midwest and on the West Coast to its e-recording platform. These new counties are located in Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.

Jim Baker of EPIC to Speak on Employee Benefits and Compensation at EFCG’s HR Executive Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC Senior Consultant Jim Baker will speak at the seventh annual EFCG's HR Executive Conference on May 12 and 13. Held at the New York Yacht Club and Harvard Club, the conference is intended to identify and provide insight into global HR and Compensation policies, issues and metrics.

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