Weehawken , New Jersey – (The Hosting News) – June 29, 2007 – Search engine portal desintation, Yahoo!, will honor small business winners of its Ultimate Connection contest with a luncheon, at a table suspended more than 150 feet above the New York Harbor, on July 10, 2007, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The ”ultimate power lunch in the sky,” will include a news conference and winners presentation, after which interview opportunities with Yahoo! executives, including Chief Marketing Officer, Cammie Dunaway, as well as contest winners, will be offered. Ivanka Trump, Trump Organization development leader and daughter of Donald Trump, will be available for one-on-one interviews upon request.
The event will take place at the NY Waterway/Port Imperial – Weehawken Port, located at 4800 Ave. at Port Imperial Blvd., Weehawken , NJ 07086. Access by ferry is available from the Midtown / West 39th Street port (39th and West Side Highway). Additional ferry information can be found at: www.nywaterway.com/ferry/schedules/ferry-route.asp?ferryid=99.
As part of its ”Be A Better Marketer Campaign,” Yahoo! launched the Ultimate Connection contest to help small business owners better market themselves online to attract new customers. Yahoo! and Ivanka Trump selected five finalists from more than 10,000 entries. The public voted online to choose the three winners.
Yahoo! contest winners/small business owners honored will include:
Kids Crooked House (www.kidscrookedhouse.com), based in Windham , Maine , sells creative Dr. Seuss-like kids playhouses.
AlphaGrip, Inc. (www.alphagrip.com), based in Lorton, Virginia, sells the AlphaGrip, AG-5, an innovative handheld computer keyboard that resembles a videogame controller, allowing users to type while standing, walking, riding in a vehicle.
Made in Heaven By Missy (www.madeinheavenbymissy.com),
based in Laguna Beach , California, which offers clay pixies and fairies draped in vintage heirloom fabrics, hand-made crowns and wands.
The power luncheon is a part of a prize package valued at more than $100,000 that includes: $25,000 in keyword advertising from Yahoo! Search Marketing, advice from legendary marketing experts from American Express, GM, Staples, and Yahoo!, and a web site makeover, courtesy of Yahoo! Small Business and web site developing firm FastPivot.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities, and the world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
To learn more about Yahoo!, please visit: www.yahoo.com.