Niagara Gazette

November 19, 2012

Global Spectrum employees receive honors

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Niagara Gazette

Niagara Gazette — OLD FALLS STREET

Global Spectrum employees

receive honors

Two Global Spectrum employees as well as the Global Spectrum managed Old Falls Street, USA’s Side Show Celebrating Nik Wallenda, have recently been honored by regional and national organizations.

Linda Persico, CMP, sales manager at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, was honored with the 2012 President’s Award by Meeting Professionals International. Persico, a Williamsville resident, was chosen for her years of active participation on various committees and for going above and beyond to assist the approximately 125 chapter members.

Susan Swiatkowski, marketing director at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls and Old Falls Street, USA, was named to the Buffalo Business First “40 Under Forty” Class of 2012. Swiatkowski, a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, was honored for her continued commitment to promote activities that aid in the redevelopment of her hometown including events on Old Falls Street and the surrounding area, as well as collaborations with the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association and various non-profit entities in the Western New York region.

Old Falls Street’s Side Show Celebrating Nik Wallenda was named the Outstanding Event of the Year by the Buffalo Niagara Event Professionals. It was honored in the Extra Large Event category (20,000+ guests), at the 2012 Buffalo Niagara Event Professionals Outstanding Event Awards celebration for its promotion and execution of free daylong circus-themed activities provided for the thousands who visited to witness Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk on June 15.