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Media Influencer Vanessa James Partners With Cadillac to Honor Industry Leaders Who "Dare Greatly" at #VJMediaMixologyIV

MIAMI, Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Media influencer and National brand ambassador Vanessa James, owner and CEO of Vanessa James Media (VJM), will partner with legendary automaker Cadillac to recognize four Miami influencers with a "Spirit of Excellence" award. These industry trailblazers will be honored at the highly anticipated signature event, VJMedia Mixology IV.

VJMedia Mixology is the only event in South Florida that organically connects brands with media influencers in an effort to spur inspiration, create influence and recognize those who display unmatched dedication to their craft. The event will take place in the heart of the Miami Wynwood Art district at the exclusive Studio 255, (255 NW 25th Street, Miami FL 33127) Saturday, September 26 from 7 p.m. to midnight. This event is invitation only and guest must confirm by September 12, 2015.

The "Spirit of Excellence" Award was created to honor and acknowledge the contributions of leaders from various industries who have exemplified excellence in their field. "This year's honorees represent a fresh new group of emerging leaders who are paving the way through innovation, media and art. Each of the honorees were chosen due to their outstanding level of achievement and willingness to dare greatly," said Vanessa James, of Vanessa James Media. The 2015 Spirit of Excellence honorees are as follows:

  • Felecia Hatcher, CEO of CodeFever Miami and Founder of Feverish Gourmet Pops.
  • Jeannette Kaplun, Founder and CEO of Hispana Global.
  • Jawan Strader, Evening Anchor at NBC-6 South Florida, WTVJ.
  • Chandra Maharaj, Fashion Designer and Creative Director.

This year VJMedia Mixology IV will include over 15 interactive brands who will engage with over 250 power Influencers, social media superstars and traditional media tastemakers from the multicultural space. As a part of this exciting display of brands, Dell and Tiger Direct will present a Tech Bar, featuring all of their latest gadgets for the upcoming holiday season along with a glimpse inside the upcoming Tech Bash, set for November 6th in Miami. New to the event this year will be the "Power One on One Corner". This intimate space within the venue is designed to create a deeper connection with influencers allowing them to engage directly with Brand Directors from Dell, GM, Yahoo, Facebook, Cox Media and more.

"Our theme for VJMedia Mixology IV is "Let's Dare Greatly Together" and is in keeping with our exclusive automotive partner, Cadillac, we too encourage innovators to Dare Greatly. We are excited to include an array of incredible brands at this year's event and we look forward to the fruitful connections that will be made this year," said Vanessa James. See the Cadillac Dare Greatly campaign here: http://vanessajamesmedia.com/vj-branded/vj-media-mixology/

#VJMediaMixology IV Highlights:

This year, VJMedia celebrates the exclusive night with a signature interactive event that allows brands to "come alive" through a showcase of products and features to media influencers. VJMedia is proud to have the following sponsors included in the 2015 VJMedia Mixology IV:

  • JetBlue (Official Travel Partner)
  • Tiger Direct (Official Technology Partner)
  • Dell (Official Technology Partner)
  • SteadyImage MultiMedia (Official Interactive Partner)
  • Perrier
  • Yelp
  • The Naked Grape and Vin Vault Wines
  • Monster Products
  • Palace Resorts
  • LiveNation
  • Feverish Gourmet Pops

About Vanessa James Media (VJM): Vanessa James Media is a comprehensive and interactive company that leverages the versatile talents of Vanessa James; media influencer and content creator. Her expertise in social media, music, digital media, event production, brand endorsements, event promotion, and voice-overs are a complement to her success in radio and television. For more information, visit www.vanessajamesmedia.com.

CONTACT: For Media Credentials and Sponsor Inquiries: Sponsors: Vanessa James, VJMedia, vanessajamesmedia@gmail.com On- Site Press Contact: Jess Manning, jessmanningpr@gmail.com, p. 404.313.7602

Source: Vanessa James Media