VEGAS INC celebrated Southern Nevada’s most influential females at the 2017 Women to Watch awards inside the Havana Room at Tropicana Las Vegas on Feb. 7, 2017 (Photo credit: ©Wade Vandervoort / Greenspun Media Group).
The 12 winners were commended during the awards ceremony, as well as featured in a special Women to Watch publication inside the Sunday, Feb. 5, issue of The Sunday and Monday, Feb. 6, issue of VEGAS INC.
The awards ceremony honored the following 2017 Women to Watch recipients: Las Vegas Business Academy Executive Director Amy Lee; Director of WestCare Nevada Women and Children’s Campus Dee Wirth; Roseman University of Health Sciences President Dr. Renee Coffman; Nevada State Bank Executive Vice President and Human Resources Director Jill Bell; De Castroverde Law Group Attorney Jocelyn Cortez; The Payroll Company President and Founder Kimberly Miles; MGM Resorts International Chief Experience Officer Lilian Tomovich; Result Logix Founder Nadia Hansen, Comprehensive Cancer Centers of America Breast Surgeon and Clark County Medical Society President Souzan El-Eid; Westgate Las Vegas Director of Food & Beverage Marketing Director TaChelle Lawson; The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada General Manager Tina Quigley; and Armstrong Teasdale LLP Partner Tracy DiFillippo.
The honorees were treated to a mini makeover at Sephora’s Town Square Location at a pre-event reception that included a DJ and complimentary cocktails. From 5-6 p.m. inside the Havana Room, the Women to Watch and their close friends and family sipped on “Blissful Bellinis” provided by Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, as well as passed hors d’oeuvres provided by Tropicana Las Vegas.
Additional guests arrived at 6 p.m. for the main ceremony and were treated to signature cocktails provided by Southern Glazer’s, including “Beauty Together,” a refreshing mixture of Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka, Cointreau, and fresh watermelon and lemon juice, and “The Inspiration,” a delicious combination of Grey Goose Le Melon Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower, Cointreau, and fresh cucumber and lemon juice. Tray-passed hors d’oeuvres included mini burritos, prosciutto wrapped melon, and fried lobster macaroni and cheese. Sephora makeup artists were on-hand to beautify attendees at cheek and lip stations. Greenspun Media Group Publisher Gordon Prouty hosted the event and introduced all honorees. Prouty was joined on stage by Breen Nolan, Associate Publisher of The Sunday, and Erin Ryan, Editor of The Sunday and VEGAS INC, who presented the honorees with their awards. Lynda Richardson, director of hotel sales spoke on behalf of Tropicana, and Earl Shelton, district event specialist, spoke on behalf of Sephora.
For more information on VEGAS INC’s 2016 Women to Watch visit www.vegasinc.com.