Marin Bright Selected as an Honoree in 2014 Folio Top Women in Media Awards


Contact: Katharine Fong

Sausalito, CA (August 28, 2014) – Smart Meetings magazine announces that Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Bright Business Media, LLC, has been named one of Folio’s Top Women in Media, in the Corporate Visionaries category. The awards mark “the debut of Folio’s annual list of the most influential women in media—the ones driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies—women who are innovating in new ways and guiding their businesses into new markets,” as noted in the official announcement.

“I am excited to be recognized by our peers at major publishing houses and well-regarded B2B publications for the 2014 Folio Top Women in Media Awards,” says Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Smart Meetings, the leading meetings industry trade publication. “The awards give me the humble realization that if you truly stick to your vision and execute your plan with the right team, you can achieve what you set out to do.”

The awards ceremony celebrating the glass-ceiling busters will be held October 1, 2014, at the grand Hyatt in New York, NY. Honors went to women in six categories, including corporate visionaries, industry leaders, director-level doers, entrepreneurs, rising stars and mentors. Other honorees can be viewed at Folio, a multi-channel resource for the magazine and online media industry, gives out a series of awards throughout the year.

Smart Meetings is published monthly in print and online, and through the Smart Meetings app and digital format by Bright Business Media, LLC, based in Sausalito, Calif. BBM also hosts and produces Smart Meetings events that connect meeting professionals with premier hotel and destination representatives. 415-339-9355.​