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ALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Sponsorship: animoré – A Weekend Benefit for the Love of Animals

Start Date: October 18, 2019

End Date: October 19, 2019

Venue: Freeport, FL

Sponsorship: animoré – A Weekend Benefit for the Love of Animals

animoré is the first annual weekend festival in celebration of and for the love of animals. The festival will take place Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2019, on the ground of Alaqua Animal Refuge’s future home in Freeport, Florida.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Chicago

Date: October 31, 2019

Venue: TBD

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Chicago

More Info Coming Soon!

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Washington D.C.

Date: December 31, 2019

Venue: TBD

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Washington D.C.

More Info Coming Soon!

 

PAST EVENTS

 

STORIES WITH HEART & SOUL TOUR

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Dallas

Date: June 13, 2019

Venue: CANVAS Hotel, Dallas, TX

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Dallas

In the Chef’s Palette dining room at the hip CANVAS Hotel Dallas, we enjoyed a lovely meet and greet with fifty guests that included VIP business leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and VIE’s brand alliance partners.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: COLA 2 COLA®

Date: January 18, 2018

Venue: Private Residence

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: COLA 2 COLA®

VIE magazine celebrated its Northwest Florida COLA 2 COLA® travel spotlight in the Destination Travel issue on January 18 with an intimate house party in Grayton Beach, Florida.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Boston

Date: November 28, 2017

Venue: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Boston

VIE’s 2017 Stories with Heart and Soul Tour hit Boston to celebrate the December issue’s travel spotlight on the beautiful city.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Nashville

Date: July 27, 2017

Venue: The Listening Room Café

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Nashville

This stop on the Stories with Heart & Soul Tour presented a unique opportunity to do some good while we celebrated the Nashville spotlight in our Stories & Storytellers Issue featuring Luke Bryan on the cover.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Charleston

Date: June 22, 2017

Venue: The Restoration Hotel

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Charleston

The sophisticated charm of the Restoration Hotel was perfect for an early-evening meet and greet with business contacts, Charleston area visitor bureau and chamber of commerce, hotel executives, and friends.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: New Orleans

Date: May 25, 2017

Venue: Royal Sonesta Hotel

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: New Orleans

We had a fantastic time for the second stop on the Stories with Heart & Soul Tour in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Jazz Playhouse at Royal Sonesta New Orleans was a groovy spot to celebrate our 2017 Voyager Issue travel spotlight on the Big Easy.

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Birmingham

Date: March 23, 2017

Venue: Bottega Restaurant

VIE Stories with Heart & Soul Tour: Birmingham

Our first Stories with Heart & Soul Tour meet and greet was held at Chef Frank Stitt’s rustic and charming Italian restaurant, Bottega, in Birmingham, Alabama.

 

EVENT SPONSORSHIP

Sponsorship: DG + VIE – California Dreamin’ Awards Party

Date: May 18, 2019

Venue: Alys Beach, Florida

Sponsorship: DG + VIE – California Dreamin’ Awards Party

We once again teamed up with the Digital Graffiti festival in Alys Beach, Florida, for a Saturday-night kickoff party of epic proportions! The theme was California Dreamin’, with Coachella vibes, signature cocktails, flowers and balloons everywhere.

Sponsorship: Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival

Date: November 8, 2018

Venue: Charleston, SC

Sponsorship: Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival

VIE is very proud to have been a sponsor for the 2018 Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival in South Carolina, where we had the honor of hosting the Opening Night Gala at the beautiful Charleston Library Society and a discussion with Tina Brown.

Sponsorship: Peat & Pearls 2018

Date: October 4, 2018

Venue: Pensacola, Florida

Sponsorship: Peat & Pearls 2018

We joined the Second Annual Peat & Pearls festival in downtown Pensacola to celebrate two of their favorite things: Scotch and delicious oysters. VIE was honored to be a presenting sponsor of this celebration.

Sponsorship: DG + VIE – Age of Aquarius Pre-Party

Date: May 19, 2018

Venue: Alys Beach, Florida

Sponsorship: DG + VIE – Age of Aquarius Pre-Party

It was a disco dance party like no other at the 2018 Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach. VIE planned and hosted The Age of Aquarius preparty to the main event, complete with a pink carpet, prosecco in disco-ball cups, and more.

Sponsorship: Christian Siriano’s The Curated NYC Grand Opening

Date: April 17, 2018

Venue: The Curated NYC

Sponsorship: Christian Siriano’s The Curated NYC Grand Opening

Celebrities, style lovers, and press gathered to celebrate the launch of designer Christian Siriano’s high-end retail and lifestyle destination, The Curated NYC.

Sponsorship: DG+VIE: Ten-Year Artist Retrospective 2017

Date: May 20, 2017

Venue: Fonville Press, Alys Beach, FL

Sponsorship: DG+VIE: Ten-Year Artist Retrospective 2017

To honor a decade of awe-inspiring digital art, VIE magazine partnered with Alys Beach and Digital Graffiti with the second-ever DG + VIE party, the first being a Studio 54-themed collaboration in 2013.

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2016

Start Date: October 6, 2016

End Date: October 10, 2016

Venue: 30Avenue, Inlet Beach, FL

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2016

VIE partnered with South Walton Fashion Week for the 2016 kickoff party, runway and trunk show with Christian Siriano, presenting media sponsorship, and cover shoot and story for the winners of the annual model and designer competitions.

Media Coverage: Northwest Florida Ballet

Start Date: April 1, 2016

End Date: April 2, 2017

Venue: Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Niceville, FL

Media Coverage: Northwest Florida Ballet

The arts are essential to the world, and VIE is proud to be an annual media sponsor of the Northwest Florida Ballet and its performances.

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2015

Start Date: October 7, 2015

End Date: October 10, 2015

Venue: Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach, FL

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2015

South Walton Fashion Week returned for another long weekend of stylish events in 2015, and VIE art director Tracey Thomas judged the 2015 model competition.

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2014

Start Date: October 6, 2014

End Date: October 12, 2014

Venue: Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Sponsorship: South Walton Fashion Week 2014

VIE magazine and our publishing house, The Idea Boutique, became media sponsors of SWFW in 2013. In 2014, our founder and editor-in-chief, Lisa Burwell, and art director, Tracey Thomas, judged the 2014 Model and Emerging Designer competitions.

Sponsorship: Digital Graffiti 2013

Date: June 8, 2013

Venue: Alys Beach, FL

Sponsorship: Digital Graffiti 2013

VIE was invited by Alys Beach to host the 2013 Digital Graffiti Pre-Party, and it was a Studio 54–inspired blast! White beach balls and the colorful pop art of Ashley Longshore adorned the tent while guests sipped signature VIEtini cocktails.

Media Coverage: Sinfonia Gulf Coast

Start Date: January 29, 2005

End Date: July 31, 2019

Venue: The Gulf Coast

Media Coverage: Sinfonia Gulf Coast

The mantra of Sinfonia Gulf Coast is “symphony redefined,” and that’s what it has done—redefined the way the people of Northwest Florida experience music.

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

Media Coverage: Ashley Longshore’s Pop-Up Gallery Grand Opening Party

Date: January 11, 2018

Venue: Bergdorf Goodman

Media Coverage: Ashley Longshore’s Pop-Up Gallery Grand Opening Party

It was an explosion of color and fashion as New Orleans pop artist Ashley Longshore celebrated the opening of her pop-up installation and window displays at Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan.

Media Coverage: 2012 Golden Globes

Date: January 15, 2012

Venue: Los Angeles, CA

Media Coverage: 2012 Golden Globes

VIE traveled to Los Angeles in January of 2012 as an official sponsor of GBK’s exclusive Golden Globes Celebrity Gift Lounge on the rooftop of the beautiful L’Ermitage Beverly Hills.

Media Coverage: New York Anniversary Trip

Start Date: February 1, 2011

End Date: February 28, 2011

Venue: New York City, NY

Media Coverage: New York Anniversary Trip

VIE’s third-anniversary celebration was held in New York City in February of 2011. The entourage, which included VIE’s creative and sales teams along with creative colleagues from Florida, stayed at Kimpton’s new hotel, Ink48.

 

VIE EVENTS

VIE Event: Logan Lane Holiday Block Party

Date: December 6, 2018

Venue: Grayton Beach, Florida

VIE Event: Logan Lane Holiday Block Party

This festive shopping walkabout down Logan Lane featured treats and Christmas cheer at participating shops and VIE Magazine headquarters. Proceeds benefited the VIE Foundation, which partnered with The Sonder Project for victims of Hurricane Michael.

SWFW: Christian Siriano Trunk Show at Caliza

Date: October 7, 2016

Venue: Alys Beach, FL

SWFW: Christian Siriano Trunk Show at Caliza

VIE was excited to host New York fashion designer and CFDA member Chris- tian Siriano’s trunk show and fashion presentation at Caliza Pool and Alys Shoppe in Alys Beach.

SWFW: The Get Down

Date: October 5, 2016

Venue: Santa Rosa Beach, FL

SWFW: The Get Down

VIE Magazine partnered with South Walton Fashion Week for the 2016 kickoff party, The Get Down! VIE hosted a disco-themed soirée at our office headquarters inspired by the Netflix hit series The Get Down.

Maison de VIE – The Great Gatsby Soirée

Date: June 27, 2013

Venue: Watercolor, FL

Maison de VIE – The Great Gatsby Soirée

VIE’s first Home of Inspired Ideas gave a nod to the decadent 1920s era and celebrated the home’s grand opening in style. Located in WaterColor Phase III, the home was envisioned by Coastal Elements Construction partners Scott Kurfirs and Jim Accola.

VIE Event: Sea + Farm + Table – An Intimate Gathering

Date: February 15, 2013

Venue: Arnett's Gulfside Stables

VIE Event: Sea + Farm + Table – An Intimate Gathering

While investigating the farmers, markets, and retailers driving the farm-to-table movement in Northwest Florida, VIE foraged for some of the freshest and healthiest fruits of the land—and, of course, the sea.

VIE “Le Jardin” Appreciation Party

Date: May 2, 2012

Venue: Eden Gardens State Park, Point Washigton, FL

VIE “Le Jardin” Appreciation Party

VIE, published by The Idea Boutique since 2008, held an appreciation party for its advertisers and other contributors from the community. The garden-themed party was called “Le Jardin,” French for “The Garden”.

 

VIE SPEAKS

VIE Speaks: Women & Whiskey

Date: October 6, 2018

Venue: Pensacola, Florida

VIE Speaks: Women & Whiskey

The panel, moderated by VIE publisher Lisa Burwell, will include oyster farmer Denita Sassor — of Outlaw Oysters — & Katie Garrett — owner of Pensacola’s Old Hickory Whiskey Bar & host of the Bourbon Betties podcast.

VIE Speaks: Darin Colucci

Date: May 18, 2017

Venue: The REP Theatre, Seaside, FL

VIE Speaks: Darin Colucci

Author/motivational speaker Darin Colucci brought inspiration to an audience and to readers nationwide with his novel, “Everything I Never Learned in School: A Guide to Success.” as he spoke for our VIE Speaks series.

VIE Speaks: Shantell Martin

Date: June 4, 2014

Venue: The REP Theatre, Seaside, FL

VIE Speaks: Shantell Martin

Artist Shantell Martin hails from London, graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and spent time living in Japan before moving to New York City. She’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Gotham Magazine, The New Yorker.

VIE Speaks: Justin Gaffrey

Date: February 21, 2014

Venue: The REP Theatre, Seaside, FL

VIE Speaks: Justin Gaffrey

Our first-ever VIE Speaks audience spent the evening listening to Justin Gaffrey, whose paintings are widely collected and shown throughout the US.

VIE Speaks: Francois Marie-Benard

Date: July 3, 2013

Venue: The REP Theatre, Seaside, FL

VIE Speaks: Francois Marie-Benard

VIE Speaks opened its first event with insights from François-Marie Bénard, an actor, writer, and poet. He shared his poetry and a peek into his life, from growing up in Madagascar to gracing the silver screen in Hollywood.