Women in Ecommerce™Florida Chapter is hosting the second annual Fundraiser and Awards Ceremony taking place on October 10th, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:30pm to honor  women with the GOLDEN MOUSE AWARD who successfully use the web/technology in business and in life, while we raise funds for a local charity.  The organization will be honoring women in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties as well as one International Honoree – Linda Pereira, President of CPL Events located in Cascais Portugal with offices in Lisbon and the Azores.

Linda Pereira is the senior partner and CEO of the L&I Communications Group. In addition to her long and respected career as one of the most influential voices in the Meeting Industry, she is also Executive Director of CPL Events. Respected internationally as a speaker, writer and as an educator, she is continually being invited to speak to professionals in the Business Travel Sector and has lectured in countries such as the USA, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Egypt, Cape Verde, United Kingdom, Dubai, Spain, Poland, Slovenia, Brazil, South Africa and Germany, to name just a few.

She is also the only female ever to be invited by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to speak at a national event. She has worked on the major events which marked the last 30 years from EXPO ’98, EURO 2004, World Stage Fencing Championship, three EU Presidencies among others. She has played an active role in many major events and bids for world events. She is also an invited lecturer for the Masters Degree in Strategic Meetings Management at three different international Universities. She is recognized for her efficiency and professionalism and thinking outside the box.

"Linda Pereira Travelling from Portugal to USA to Accept Golden Mouse Award"In addition to all her other responsibilities, Linda is also the Travel Editor for WE Magazine for Women as well as International Liaison for Women in Ecommerce. She was instrumental in helping me organize the Women in Ecommerce.  You can learn more about Linda here: http://wecai.org/golden-mouse-awards-2013/meet-lindapereira-golden-mouse-honoree .

The award is being given to women who have excelled in a variety of online areas including Web Design, Retail eCommerce, Nonprofit Marketing, Content Marketing, Global Marketing, Email Marketing, Website Design, Video Marketing, Association Marketing and more.

The other honorees being recognized are:

Angela Andreola, President ABS Exotic Repair/Ask the Auto Lady – NON-TRADITIONAL MARKETING LEADER, Ellen Sue Burton, Publisher DUO Magazine – MEDIA LEADER of the YEAR, Sheila Finkelstein, President Technology for Seniors Made Easy – LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT, Nadine Floyd, President MediaLab, Inc. -VIDEO MARKETING, Wanda Gozdz, President Golden Age Living – DIGITAL DEVICES, Dorothy Jacks, Assistant Property Appraiser Palm Beach County – WEBSITE REDESIGN, Mary Mathis, Founder & President Latinariffic & Mensaje TV – STREAMING MEDIA – INTERNET TELEVISION, Debbie Margolis-Horwitz, President KreativeKontent.com – CONTENT CREATION MARKETING, Christina Rowe, President Standout! Media Group – SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING, Sandi Szalay CruiseOne & Cruises Inc. – CORPORATE IT, Jennifer Torlone Amerijet – INTERNET MARKETING & DESIGN, Elaine M. Vasquez, Founder El Heraldo & Hispanic Women of Distinction – MULTICULTURAL & NONPROFIT MARKETING and Boo Zamek, Publisher Just Ask Boo – EMAIL MARKETING.

The event takes place on October 1, 2013 at the Bahia Mar Resort and Yacht Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. WE Magazine for Women will be showcasing each woman over the course of the next few weeks. For more information on the award, visit: http://wecai.org/golden-mouse-awards-2013 .