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by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 23, 2016
The International Live Events Association has announced the winners of its annual Espirit Awards, which honor exceptional professional achievements for 21 event categories. The winners were revealed during ILEA Live -- the organization's annual meeting -- which was held at the JW Marriott Austin Hotel last week. 

Among the winners is Laurie Stroll, DCMP, CMP, of Newport Hospitality Inc., a DMC Network company, for best meeting/conference program with a budget of over $250,000. The event she organized was the Volvo Ocean Race Newport. For a full list of winners in the different categories, click here.