Date: July 24, 2011
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Orange County Convention Center
July 24, 2011 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Orange County Convention Center
At WEC, your days are spent absorbing the rich educational content and hearing from speakers that give you perspective on your industry. At night, you want to meet with your peers, in an atmosphere that takes the energy of the thousands who are seeking to connect and puts them into one location – Blitz!. The progressive event invites attendees to mingle and have a sensory experience while discovering the latest meeting solutions from the industry. Strike up a conversation, make contacts and find your next big thing. Sunday, July 24 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center.
Don’t miss Blitz!
Want to purchase a spot in the Blitz!? Click here to see what's available.
Blitz! entertainment is provided by:
MPI and the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau is very happy to present Kat Edmonson. Kat’s first album, "Take to the Sky" made many national top 10 lists of 2009, became a top seller on iTunes and Amazon, and debuted at #21 on the Billboard jazz charts in the first week of its release. After the success of her freshman debut, Edmonson went on to perform with Willie Nelson, open for Smokey Robinson and headlined at the 2010 Taichung Jazz Festival in Taiwan. Edmonson also developed a friendship with fellow Texan, Lyle Lovett after Lovett saw one of her shows in Austin. She opened for Lyle Lovett and His Large Band for a portion of their 2010 summer tour and performed the winter classic, "Baby It's Cold Outside," with Lovett on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in December of 2010. Her single release, Lucky, appeared on the award-winning Showtime series, United States of Tara. Currently, she is in the process of finishing her second album due this fall.
Singer Tje (pronounced TYE) Austin, a vocalist and songwriter who recently appeared on NBC's "The Voice," hails from Austin, Texas, is a breath of fresh air and is making his mark on the music scene. Tje's smooth and warm vocals caress the soul and speak to the heart. Tje has opened for Grammy award nominees Anthony David, Dwele and Trey Songz. Tje’s fan base has increased exponentially through his Internet multimedia presence and multitude of performances. Tje was one of the featured artists on “Texas On Tour,” he sang the National Anthem for the 2010 American League champion Texas Rangers, his MySpace site has over 3,000,000 hits, and his music is in rotation on satellite radio. Tje released his second album titled “Xperience” on February 24, 2010 and is currently completing production on his third album titled “Dreamin’ Big” scheduled for release in 2011. The first single “City of Me” from the third album was released on February 8, 2011 and the second single "Hello Stranger" was released on June 18, 2011 and is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and other digital outlets.
Tje released his first album, "Love Me Knots" in 2008. A film producer happened upon the "Love Me Knots" album available on iTunes and Amazon, which resulted in his song "Today Tomorrow" being featured in MTV's indie hit movie "Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom" and in "In Every Woman" played on the Today Show. At these accomplishments, Tje said he was "stoked!"