TEA Connect Blog

18 March 2022

Power Networking at El Cholo in Pasadena

The primary activity of the night on Wednesday March 9th at the TEA Western Division’s in-person mixer at El Cholo in Pasadena was power networking. With margaritas flowing {see sponsors below}, beer and wine readily available, as well as non-adult beverages, it was clear this mixer was the first of 2022. It proved without a shadow of a doubt that in-person mixers are back! It had people musing, “What Pandemic?”

It was a packed house (over 175) with members, colleagues and friends from the TEA catching up and making new business connections. Some were local, others came from afar, including places like Santa Monica, (which to some is far to travel for a mixer in LA), Las Vegas, Orlando, the midwest region and Nashville. 

All were treated to a special visit and were able to meet the TEA’s executive director (many for the first time), Lindsey Nelson. She was accompanied by TEA International Board President Chuck Fawcett, and President-Elect Melissa Ruminot

Tea Western Division Executive Director Lindsey Nelson with TEA member Andy Fastman of Cuningham

The event was graciously and generously sponsored by two TEA member companies, Medici XD, Experience Development and Color Reflections, Las Vegas, who provided ample drink tickets to the guests. 

To see the entire album of fun images and videos click here!

Special thanks to both Color Reflections, Las Vegas, and Medici XD Experience Development
for your generous sponsorships! Holographics provided by Hypervsn

Special thanks to TEA Western Division Communications Committee Members, Stefan Lawrence, EventBrite graphic,  Sabrina Hibben & Lisa Jey Schanley, all social media graphics; Jon Bryan Salvador and Kanthi Ananthagopal, Social Media content writers; event photographer and article author Lisa Jey Schanley.

Written By: By Lisa Jey Schanley, Western Division Board Member, Communications Co-Chair

Posted by Morgan Lucchese

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