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June 9, 2003
Security at BWI to be discussed during exhibition Speakers from Baltimore-Washington International Airport's information technology department will address the sixth annual E-Gov 2003 Conference and Exposition, scheduled for Wednesday at the Washington Convention Center. The topic will be security-related technology in use at BWI and around the world, including vehicle-screening systems and electronic baggage screening. AACC president to speak at business breakfast BWI Business Partnership will hold a Spirit of Success breakfast meeting at 7:45 a.m. June 18 at the Historical Electronics Museum, 1745 W. Nursery Road.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2014
For many attending Otakon, it's hard to think of the Japanese and East Asian anime and pop culture convention without associating it with the city of Baltimore, where it has been held since 1999. But in 2017, the popular three-day event will move to Washington. For some of those at this weekend's mass gathering, the notion was bittersweet: They generally agreed that the convention had outgrown the Baltimore Convention Center, but worried about longer drives, more expensive hotels and the loss of familiarity.
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By John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2012
Sobeidy Vidal sees a dearth of Hispanic models and designers in high fashion. It's been the driving force behind Latin Fashion Week for the past 12 years. "Our country is represented by a number of different cultures," she said. "They should be represented on the runway. " Vidal's brainchild, "Ola! DC 2012" by Latin Fashion Week, kicks off Friday at the Washington Convention Center. The three-day event will be an opportunity to highlight the diverse talents of models, designers and stylists from around the globe, according to Vidal.
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By John-John Williams IV, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2012
Sobeidy Vidal sees a dearth of Hispanic models and designers in high fashion. It's been the driving force behind Latin Fashion Week for the past 12 years. "Our country is represented by a number of different cultures," she said. "They should be represented on the runway. " Vidal's brainchild, "Ola! DC 2012" by Latin Fashion Week, kicks off Friday at the Washington Convention Center. The three-day event will be an opportunity to highlight the diverse talents of models, designers and stylists from around the globe, according to Vidal.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2014
For many attending Otakon, it's hard to think of the Japanese and East Asian anime and pop culture convention without associating it with the city of Baltimore, where it has been held since 1999. But in 2017, the popular three-day event will move to Washington. For some of those at this weekend's mass gathering, the notion was bittersweet: They generally agreed that the convention had outgrown the Baltimore Convention Center, but worried about longer drives, more expensive hotels and the loss of familiarity.
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By Lori Sears | February 20, 2003
Call it a wine and food extravaganza. The mammoth Washington D.C. International Wine & Food Festival is taking place at the Washington Convention Center this weekend. Bring a designated driver, because there'll be more than 800 wines from 220 international and domestic wineries to sample. Top chefs from the area will present demonstrations and offer samples and recipes. Food Network personalities Paula Deen and Marc Silverstein will make appearances. And 18 wine seminars will be held, including talks on red and white wines from educator, writer and Master of Wine Mary Ewing Mulligan.
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October 29, 1990
BaltimoreFor additional Baltimore convention information, call Courtney McKeldin at 659-7133 (local) or (800) 343-3468 (out of state).NOV. 27-DEC. 2: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools at Marriott Inner Harbor. Contact Harve V. Horowitz, 11620 Vixens Path Way, Ellicott City, Md. 21043. Expected attendance: 800.DEC. 3-7: Association for Computing Machinery at the Convention Center. Contact Fred O'Keefe, 75 Union Ave., Sudbury, Mass. 01776. Expected attendance: 3,000.WashingtonNOV.
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By LORI SEARS | February 19, 2006
Washington Boat Show You might think that the best place for a boat show would be outdoors and on the water. But think again. You won't be missing a thing when you browse the boats and boating products at the indoor Washington Boat Show at the Washington Convention Center, Wednesday through Feb. 26. The show takes over 9 acres of space in the convention center, and showcases the newest boats, latest boating gadgets, high-tech electronics and more....
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By Lori Sears | February 13, 2003
Ahoy, mate! The Washington Boat Show takes over the Washington Convention Center today through Monday. And we do mean "takes over." As in 7 acres of display areas filled with 500 boats. It's no wonder it's the largest indoor boat show on the East Coast. Visitors can see the newest models, including motor yachts, power catamarans, express cruisers, fishing boats, runabouts, sailboats and boats for water-skiing. More than 200 exhibitor booths offer boating accessories and gadgets, equipment, electronics, nautical clothing and more.
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By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,SUN STAFF | March 6, 2003
Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner. So if you're looking to ready your home and garden for the new season, stop by the Washington Home and Garden Show at the Washington Convention Center today through Sunday. Browse more than 700 exhibits for everything from garden fountains and peppermint plants to hot tubs and satellite radios. See more than two dozen full-sized landscaped gardens, created by some of the Washington area's leading gardeners, including a garden with cascading waterfalls and an English country garden.
NEWS
June 9, 2003
Security at BWI to be discussed during exhibition Speakers from Baltimore-Washington International Airport's information technology department will address the sixth annual E-Gov 2003 Conference and Exposition, scheduled for Wednesday at the Washington Convention Center. The topic will be security-related technology in use at BWI and around the world, including vehicle-screening systems and electronic baggage screening. AACC president to speak at business breakfast BWI Business Partnership will hold a Spirit of Success breakfast meeting at 7:45 a.m. June 18 at the Historical Electronics Museum, 1745 W. Nursery Road.
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