THE FSA has insisted that the coming bonus season will go smoothly despite late publication of the remuneration code which will govern payments. The guidelines have to comply with the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) regulations, which have been delayed by a month to around 10 December. Banks will have to comply with the rules from 1 January. Concerns that this will throw the bonus season into disarray were dismissed by the FSA. A spokesman said: “It won’t change anything. There will be transitional rules for those who are currently not covered. We are working with the large firms to make sure that they are in the right shape.”Some disagree. “If banks are expected to meet their deadlines, it would be nice if CEBS and the FSA had met theirs,” said Nicholas Stretch of law firm CMS Cameron McKenna. “Reacting to changes in the middle of December is always difficult. People want a printed document that they can put on the table at remuneration meetings.” Share KCS-content Thursday 4 November 2010 10:47 pm Show Comments ▼ whatsapp whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorymoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterBeach RaiderSee The Woman Bradley Walsh Is Dating At 61Beach Raider Tags: NULL Pay code delay no problem, says FSA More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org
Luxury designer and restaurant firm Terence Conran is facing better fortunes, despite reporting losses this year. The firm reduced losses to £806,000, far lower than the £8m reported in 2009. Conran Holding’s fortunes were revived after it launched a value range in its London shops. Chief executive Roger Mavity said that the new line attracts younger consumers to the stores. “So for example you can get very nice dining chairs for £80 or light fittings for £30,” Mavity said. The firm also expanded its London presence with a store on Marylebone High Street. Its flagship London store and restaurant are in Chelsea, and it has other stores in New York, Paris and Dublin. Show Comments ▼ Share whatsapp Conran narrows its losses KCS-content by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCute whatsapp Wednesday 15 December 2010 7:56 pm Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Tags: NULL
The United Basalt Products Ltd (UBP.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about The United Basalt Products Ltd (UBP.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the The United Basalt Products Ltd (UBP.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: The United Basalt Products Ltd (UBP.mu) 2020 abridged results.Company ProfileThe United Basalt Products Limited operates in two segments which are building materials and agriculture, to manufacture, retail and sell building materials in Mauritius. The company’s core products include aggregates, rocksand, hollow concrete blocks, precast concrete slabs and ready-to-use dry mortars. The United Basalt Products Limited also provides various concrete building components, such as paving-blocks and roof tiles, imported floor and wall tiles, and sanitary ware as well as home building and decorating products, fittings, tools, and garden accessories. The Agriculture segment deals in the cultivation of sugarcane, plants and landscaping services. The United Basalt Products Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit a Press Release Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Knoxville, TN Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Hopkinsville, KY Submit a Job Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Featured Jobs & Calls Update on Colorado congregations’ response to wildfires Rector Martinsville, VA An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Pittsburgh, PA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Tampa, FL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC [Diocese of Colorado, Office of the Bishop] With fires raging around the state, parishes in many communities are affected by and responding to the worst wildfires the state has seen in some time.The Waldo Canyon fire in the Colorado Springs area exploded overnight and ran into neighborhoods on the northwest side of Colorado Springs. Authorities now estimate at least 100 homes have been lost. With more than 32,000 people in the area evacuated, parishes in Colorado Springs have been working to pair parishioners who are evacuated with other parishioners who have room. The Rev. Sally Hubbell, an associate priest at St. Michael’s, which was in the evacuation area, said, “I think half our parish is staying with the other half.”Chapel of Our Saviour, also in Colorado Springs, is offering to help find homes for evacuees, as is St. Matthias in Monument. Grace & St. Stephen’s is also working to pair those with rooms to spare with those who have had to leave their homes, and will host St. Michael’s for services on Sunday if St. Michael’s remains under an evacuation order.Chapel of Our Saviour has also been collecting supplies requested by local agencies offering support to evacuees and firefighters, including Care and Share and Westside Cares. They’ve also offered their parish hall to St. Michael’s as they need it.Today mandatory evacuations spread into Teller County and the Woodland Park area. Cathedral Ridge, the diocesan conference and retreat center outside of Woodland Park, has closed for the next seven days. Their staff is facilitating alternative locations for groups who had reservations there during that time.Episcopal Relief & Development has been in touch with the office of the bishop to see how they can help. The office of the bishop will take donations designated for fire relief and get them to either parishes in the area, Episcopal Relief & Development, or local agencies who are providing direct services to evacuees, firefighters and those who have lost property.There are also evacuations in Boulder, thanks to the Flagstaff Fire, which remains relatively small at something over 200 acres, but given weather conditions, authorities are concerned it could grow. And, in the Fort Collins area, the High Park Fire has burned more than 87,000 acres and 257 homes. Authorities there hope that favorable weather conditions in the area will allow evacuees to return to their neighborhoods within the next 48 hours.There are also fires burning near Mancos and Pagosa Springs in southwestern Colorado. The Rev. Bob Seney, who serves the vicar at St. Paul’s in Mancos, reports that conditions there are improving. “A light rain last night helped and clouds are helping to keep lower temps this a.m., “ he reports. “All of this is helping the fire fighters. They are positive in their reports, but always with the warning that with a fire things can change quickly.” The Rev. Doug Neel, rector at St. Patrick’s in Pagosa, reports that ranches in that area have been evacuated due to the Little Sand Creek Fire, which is 30 percent contained at this point.The Rev. Dean Smith, who serves as the vicar at Peace in Christ Episcopal / Lutheran ministry in Elizabeth, sent this Litany in Time of Wildfires from the Rocky Mountain Synod (ECLA):Litany in Time of WildfiresThis litany may be used by those who are concerned by the destruction of wildfires.Holy God, in the wake of fires that devour and consume,Refresh us with the water of life.In the barren places of ash and dust,Restore us with the water of life.When all we can see is devastation and despair,Renew us with the water of life.When those whose vocations are to protect the property of others are tired and weary,Renew them with the water of life.When the creatures of the forest are frightened, displaced, or injured,Renew them with the water of life.When the fires have ceased, the cycle of renewal begins, and the plants and animals return,Renew them with the water of life.In Christ, we are washed clean.We are refreshed.In Christ, we drink from the wellspring of hope.We are restored.In Christ, we dance in the fountain of life.We are renewed.Thanks be to God. Amen.— based upon a Litany from ELCA worship resources. See additional resources at that link.Local agencies who are assisting with the Colorado Springs fire include:Pikes Peak Area Red CrossCare and ShareThe Salvation Army Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Belleville, IL By Beckett StokesPosted Jun 27, 2012 Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Bath, NC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Featured Events Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Albany, NY Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Washington, DC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Collierville, TN Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Press Release Service
Builder: Duo Built Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/891999/washington-avenue-townhouses-pandolfini-architects Clipboard CopyHouses•Malvern East, Australia Dominic Pandolfini Area: 400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs: Rory Gardiner, Derek Swalwell Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs Washington Avenue Townhouses / Pandolfini Architects Architects: Pandolfini Architects Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily Projects 2017 CopyAbout this officePandolfini ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMalvern EastAustraliaPublished on April 09, 2018Cite: “Washington Avenue Townhouses / Pandolfini Architects” 08 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Photographs Caedman Construction Area: 60 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/947064/colour-shingle-house-krisna-cheung-architects Clipboard Contractor: Architects: Krisna Cheung Architects Area Area of this architecture project Australia Projects Words:Shu Shiung LowMaterials:Mitchell Plastic Aust, Hormann (4D Doors)Client:Rachel Wong, Wallace WongCity:North MelbourneCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Peter BennettsRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERWood-based materials in EGGER HeadquartersWoodLunawoodThermo Timber and Industrial ThermowoodWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text by Shu Shiung Low. Now that Melbourne has experienced the world‐changing potency of a global viral pandemic, we might have a better appreciation of the world‐changing potential of an idea going viral. This project represents an effort to scale up a typology through viral repetition while maintaining architectural and design quality through imagination and playfulness. It is somewhat unique in that it is not a standalone project, but an organic progression from a prior successful design, which is arguably more representative of real‐world architectural practice. In 2016, we gratefully accepted the ArchiTeam Award in the commercial category for our Studio Garage, a typology‐busting project tackling an architectural solution to the problem of effectively working from home in a time when the “working from home” was still a relatively esoteric luxury reserved for executives with enough clout to negotiate flexible working arrangements, or small scale entrepreneurs in creative fields, such as musicians or architects.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsSave this picture!Plans sectionSave this picture!© Peter BennettsIn the Covid era, “working from home” has unceremoniously burst into mainstream consciousness, making the need for a functionally separate form within a residential site dedicated to commercial or professional activities, not a luxury, but almost a necessity, as harried working parents all over Melbourne can attest to. Our continuing development of this typology is an example of how to architecturally engage with this rapidly forced merging of residential and commercial design.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsSave this picture!© Peter BennettsThis new project, which we’ve whimsically named ‘Colour Shingle’, has the fascinating distinction of being right next door to the Studio Garage, a result of a neighbour’s covetous glances, evidence of the viral power of an idea given form. (Incidentally, the neighbour on the other side of the Studio Garage has also requested one.) It is not the only other backyard commercial project we have completed – we have been exploring and evolving this typology on narrow residential sites across North Melbourne, including our own home `Cubby office’ – but it is unique in being right next to a previous one.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsThe challenge of this particular project then was how to evolve an already successful design so that you don’t simply create a carbon copy, while still coming up with something that complemented the adjacent original design. To that end then, we’ve made the same key design choice to turn the external wall into a non‐structural, semi‐translucent façade, with the stairwell placed between the false wall.Save this picture!© Peter BennettsProject gallerySee allShow lessDawn’s House / Khuon StudioSelected ProjectsRIN’s House / 85 DesignSelected Projects Share CopyAbout this officeKrisna Cheung ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNorth MelbourneOn FacebookAustraliaPublished on September 18, 2020Cite: “Colour Shingle House / Krisna Cheung Architects” 17 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Howard Lake | 28 May 2009 | News NSPCC legacy marketing manager Alex McDowell said: “This approach, while testing new ways in reaching potential legators, is in keeping with the NSPCC’s broader legacy marketing strategy of generating enquiries and increasing consideration rates, rather than getting people to pledge’ or take action before they feel ready or comfortable to do so.” Tagged with: Digital Whitewater 20 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The NSPCC has become one of the first charities to promote legacies to charities using online banner ads. The campaign, developed with agency Whitewater, has been designed to reflect both the change in the way people access information and make informed choices, and the barriers that stop people considering leaving a gift in their will.The creative asks people to consider their own children first with an ambiguous question: ‘Are the children taken care of in your will?’.Media used includes Facebook and Genes Reunited and will also be aired on www.telegraph.co.uk and www.yahoo.com. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. NSPCC tests legacy fundraising banner ads AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
298 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Rausings kick off focus on youth & children with £1.5m donation to Greenhouse Sports Tagged with: Major gift “The last 12 months have been extraordinary. Young Londoners growing up in our toughest communities have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. They need support now more than ever as the road to ‘catch up’ what has been lost in terms of education, milestones and enriching experiences is a long and vital one.“We are delighted to have the transformational support of Julia & Hans Rausing as we embark on the next chapter of Greenhouse Sports journey. Thanks to them we will ensure Greenhouse coaches are there for more young people than ever through our strategic expansion to test new initiatives, increase our engagement with schools and collaborate more widely across the sector. All whilst harnessing the power of sport as a tool for social change.” Julia and Hans Rausing are giving a £1.5 million donation to Greenhouse Sports to help the charity embed its programmes in schools and increase its reach to more than 7,000 young people a year.The Rausings have chosen to focus their support on young people at the start of this year, due to the disruption to their lives and opportunities because of coronavirus. This is the first of a series of donations to be announced to support young people in the UK, who have been significantly impacted, like much of the charity sector, by a fall in funding in the past year alongside an increase in demand for their services.The couple have supported Greenhouse Sports since its inception, and part-funded its Community Sports Centre, which now has over 2,000 members from disadvantaged backgrounds.Julia and Hans Rausing commented:“We have seen first-hand the impact that Greenhouse Sports has had over a significant period of time in improving the life chances of children in difficult circumstances across London. This donation will enable them to continue their excellent programmes and further level the playing field for more young people, who have faced much of the last year away from schools and the youth support services that are so desperately needed.”Beatrice Butsana-Sita, CEO at Greenhouse Sports, commented: Advertisement More on Julia and Hans Rausing:Rausing Charity Survival Fund to benefit over 300 charities 1 October 2020Julia & Hans Rausing launch £10m Charity Survival Fund 7 July 2020Julia and Hans Rausing donate £16.5 million to Covid-19 causes 27 March 2020Julia and Hans Rausing Trust gives £2.5m to healthcare charities tackling COVID-19 20 March 2020 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Melanie May | 1 March 2021 | News
Community News Government Major Conferences, Meetings and Events Fill Pasadena Facilities From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, April 14, 2014 | 3:20 pm 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment L-R: The Langham Huntington Pasadena, Old Pasadena Courtyard by Marriott, Westin Pasadena, Pasadena Hilton, and The Sheraton PasadenaPasadena Convention CenterThe city of Pasadena is a destination for much more than just big parades and football games. Along with its scenic streets, world-class art collections, celebrated landmarks, historic neighborhoods and an endless assortment of exciting places to eat, shop and be entertained, Pasadena has become a vital destination city for meetings, conventions and special events.That reputation continues to grow, with the addition of the Great Minds in STEM Conference that will fill the Pasadena Convention Center and occupy more than 4,000 hotel room nights throughout the city from Oct. 13-18, 2015.Great Minds in STEM is the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Established in 1989, as the Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference, the event has expanded to include other STEM fields.The non-profit organization focuses on STEM educational awareness programs for students from kindergarten to career, providing resources for recognition and recruitment of Hispanics in STEM on a national level, connecting multi-areas of engineering and science arenas to the general population. The Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference was last held in Pasadena in 2004.â€œWeâ€™re delighted to welcome the Great Minds in STEM Conference, which has doubled in size and is an ideal fit for our facilities and our city,â€ said Michael Ross, chief executive officer of the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau. â€œThis and other new upcoming events have a wide level of interest and will attract visitors to Pasadena, boosting local tourism and our cityâ€™s economy by filling hotel rooms, restaurants and stores,â€ Ross said.With accommodations to host up to 2,500 guests each day at city venues ranging from quiet inns to five-star convention hotels, including 1,500 that are within close walking distance, Pasadena is drawing the interest of more trade and industry conferences and meetings, along with numerous public events.For example, the American Phytopathological Society, the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research, will hold its 2015 annual meeting in Pasadena, booking more than 3,300 hotel room nights in the city from July 31-Aug. 6, 2015. More than 1,500 participants will engage in symposia and discussion sessions, present research results, view hundreds of technical posters, attend special events and learn about new products and services.The American Choral Directors Association will hold its 2016 Western Division Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center in February 2016. Traditional choral performances will take place in the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and throughout Pasadena. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the conference, which organizers estimate will fill more than 2,300 hotel room nights.More than 1,200 rooms are expected to be filled from Sept. 18-21, 2015, when the Garden Writers Association holds its 2015 annual symposium in Pasadena. The organization provides professionals in the gardening communications field with career development and education opportunities.The California Association of School Business Officials will call Pasadena home in April 2016 for the organizationâ€™s 2016 Annual Conference for professional development in all K-14 business disciplines. Hotel occupancy for the conference is expected to exceed 1,350 room nights.â€œWeâ€™re seeing more and more interesting and impactful meetings, conferences and special events like these choose the Pasadena Convention Center or the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, and we look forward to many other exciting new events that will be coming to Pasadena in the near future,â€ Ross said.The expanded Gold LEED-Certified Pasadena Convention Center features a 55,000-square-foot exhibit hall (expandable to 80,000 square feet), 25,000-square-foot ballroom, 29 meeting rooms, 3,000-seat Civic Auditorium, and 22,000-square-foot outdoor plaza.Five major Pasadena hotels also offer additional event space. The Langham Huntington has more than 33,000 square feet of restored meeting space, which includes the 11,220-square-foot Langham Ballroom. The Clara Vista Executive Retreat is a 1930s-era Spanish mansion, which is ideal for intimate meetings.The Westin Pasadena offers 26,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 2,200-square-foot meeting room on the hotelâ€™s plaza level. The Pasadena Hilton features 28,000 square feet of meeting space, while the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel has 14 meeting and banquet rooms with more than 12,000 square feet of space.In addition to traditional meeting and event venues, Pasadena also offers a seemingly endless collection of other unique sites for meetings and special events, ranging from spectacular gardens and stately educational institutions to museums and theatres. The cityâ€™s abundance of dining, shopping, cultural and entertainment options, all conveniently located near the Pasadena Convention Center, make Pasadena a desirable destination for event planners.The Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting Pasadena as a desirable meeting, convention and leisure travel destination. For more information and assistance in planning meetings and special events in Pasadena, contact the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 307-7977. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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NewsLocal NewsWanted – 250 Saint PaddysBy admin – February 6, 2013 729 WhatsApp Facebook Print Previous articleSuspicious approach made to two young girlsNext articleIreland XV named for club international against England admin Linkedin Advertisement Twitter Email [email protected]post.ieTHE St Patrick’s Day parade in Limerick has the biggest number of participants of any parade in the country. And this year, the organisers are hoping it will also have the largest number of St Patricks, to put the Treaty City parade in the world record books. A meeting of the Cultural and Sporting committee of the city council this week heard that with more than 3,500 people taking part in the annual spectacle, Limerick even beats Dublin for the number of participants.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up And this year, the organising committee is going for a record, seeking 250 ‘St Patrick’s” to walk in the parade.Elected councillors were told that artistic performance legends, Macnas, will be one of the major attractions at the Limerick parade this year.Hand in glove with the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Limerick is the International Marching Band festival and this year six US and one German marching band have so far confirmed the will come to perform in Limerick.Cllr Tom Shortt (Labour) asked whether it would be possible to get some of the colourful performers who will be taking part in the Dublin parade to come to Limerick for the band contest.“They put so much work and preparation in and they might like to get a second day out”, he suggested.Cllr Kathleen Leddin (Ind) asked whether it would be possible to contact other European cities which have links with Limerick.“There’s a big band parade each year in Quimper for instance. We could invite some of the bands which perform there to come to Limerick,” she said.