Linda Deckard chronicles the events and personalities of this ‘relationship business’ Linda Deckard is the Triple Crown winner of venue awards. In January, she won the inaugural INTIX Impact Award in Dallas; on June 13 she received the Gigi Award of Excellence at the Event & Arena Marketing Conference in Toronto; and at the International Association of Venue Managers’ annual VenuesConnect Conference in Chicago in July,  she’ll be handed the Joseph J. Anzivino Distinguished Allied Award, which recognizes members who have made extraordinary contributions to the industry. “I’m thrilled,” Deckard said. “It’s quite an honor and I’m amazed that they are giving it to me. One of the best things about it is that I knew Joe Anzivino and his wife, Nita. I visited them at their house in Vegas after Joe retired from the Harlem Globetrotters; even my dad and stepmom met him. He was a great host who… Continue Reading The Newswoman Behind the Headlines

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