On Tuesday, July 25th, at the iconic Bar SixtyFive at Rainbow Room, Magrino PR Chairman & CEO Susan Magrino Dunning and President & COO Allyn Magrino hosted a 25th anniversary celebration of the company.
DJ duo AndrewAndrew helped energize the bash, where guests enjoyed sweeping views of Manhattan and a lavish array of food, wine and spirits, many of which were provided by Magrino’s illustrious clients in the field including Barrymore Wines, Chandon, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Marchesi Antinori, Martha Stewart Wine Co., Marques di Riscal, William Grant & Sons and Whispering Angel.
In her remarks Allyn thanked her and Susan’s mother and father for instilling in them the importance of good communications skills (including good grammar and to always write thank you notes!). Susan thanked their first group of clients by name, Martha Stewart, Chris Blackwell, Frederic Fekkai, Hearst/Harper’s Bazaar and Crown Random House Publishers-and also noted that Stewart had been with them since day one and is the longest running client of the agency. She told the crowd ‘Invest in your relationships and they will invest in you.’
Guests included Martha Stewart, Michael Douglas, Chris Blackwell, Deborah Norville, Dolly Lenz, Fern Mallis, John Demsey, Dennis Basso, Nicole Miller, Rosanna Scotto, Chuck Scarborough, Janice Huff, Alina Cho, Dan Abrams, Thom Filicia as well as the editors in chief of Town & Country (Stellene Volandes), Esquire (Jay Fielden), W’s Stefano Tonchi, Galerie’s Lisa Cohen and the new editor in chief of Elle Décor, Whitney Robinson.
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