Booker T. Washington Public Charter School for the Technical Arts

During his November 2005 visit to Washington, DC, the Dalai Lama visited the Booker T. Washington Public Charter School for Technical Arts, a public charter school in Washington, DC’s Shaw neighborhood. High Noon Communications managed the logistical arrangements for the Dalai Lama’s visit to the school, including event coordination, development of the program, and liaison with State Department security. High Noon also managed press relations for the visit, including creating a media advisory, press release, and packet, and managing all on-site media.

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Coalition of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI)

CDFI is a national network of community development loan funds, banks, credit unions, microenterprise lenders, and others devoted to extending capital, credit and financial services to low-income communities across the nation. High Noon Communications worked with CDFI Coalition for four years to organize its annual conference. High Noon:

  • managed the registration processs, including developing online registration capabilities and tracking;
  • planned meeting logistics and served as liaison with meeting venue staff; and
  • staffed the three-day meeting.

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Endangered Species Coalition

As the guardian of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), the Endangered Species Coalition (ESC) speaks on endangered species issues for some 360 environmental, conservation, religious, scientific, humane, sporting and business groups around the country. High Noon Communications planned ESC’s silver anniversary gala.  Responsibilities included venue research, menu selection, event invitation and program development, RSVP management, award selection, liaison with event honorees, and on-site logistics.

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National Cancer Registrars Association

The National Cancer Registrars Association is a not-for-profit association representing cancer registry professionals and Certified Tumor Registrars. NCRA's primary focus is education and certification with the goal to ensure all Cancer Registry professionals have the required knowledge to be superior in their field. To that end, NCRA hosts an annual educational conference attended by more than 1,200 cancer registrars. High Noon Communications manages the exhibit hall at the conference and is responsible for:

  • exhibit booth marketing and sales;
  • communication with exhibitors; and
  • on-site oversight of all exhibitor logistics.

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National Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit

The National AIDS Housing Coalition’s (NAHC) advances the creation, development, management and growth of housing for people living with HIV/AIDS by educating legislators and public policy makers about the need for housing programs and encouraging new initiatives and better coordination between federal agencies. To that end, NAHC organizes a national research summit bringing together researchers and policy makers. High Noon managed key components of the Summit. High Noon:

  • managed registration, including organizing online registration capabilities, preparing weekly registration reports, and responding to enquiries;
  • planned meeting logistics, including food and beverage, A/V, room set-ups, and signage, and serving as the pre-event contact with hotel personnel;
  • monitored and updated the budget;
  • prepared and produced meeting materials, including a CD with key research documents and reports and the meeting binder; and
  • managed on-site logistics.

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