The Huffington Post Oasis
“Elgea” is proud to announce that it has successfully sponsored “The Huffington Post Oasis” held in both National Conventions of the two major Political Parties of USA during 2012 Presidential electoral campaign. RNC -Republican National Convention 2012 was held in Tampa, FL from August 27th – 30th, and 2012 DNC - Democratic National Convention took place in Charlotte, North Carolina between September 3rd – 6th.
During each of these two major events over than 35.000 media, delegates and special guests were present in order to get the pulse of the new Presidential “Epoch” to come.
Our Greek Premier Delicacies “Epoch – Pure Greece” were there in order to offer to all these famous and infamous gests some unique gastronomical brakes as well as to remind to these people that Greece will always be participating in a way, in most of the significant moments of this world.
More specifically The Huffington Post Media Group - founded by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart, and Jonah Peretti, owned by AOL since February 2011 and ranked as #1 on the 15 Most Popular Political Sites in July 2012 - was present not only by covering the political news but also having the unique advantage to offer to all this special guest – list, moments of unleashed relaxation, recharge and pleasure through its unique features in the renowned “Huffington Post Oasis”.
During the whole days of an endless supply of fine-quality books, beverages, snacks, meals, massage, yoga, reflexology, private yoga, group yoga, meditation, and breath work, makeup touch-ups with makeup artists filled the space completely offered by “Huffington Post Oasis”, “Elgea” and its unique Greek Premium Food Products under the brand name “Epoch – Pure Greece”, were there to give a special taste color to both RNC and DNC participants and guests.
“Epoch – Pure Greece” delicacies, received great positive comments both for their tempting high-end packaging, and - of course - for their great tastes that added a relaxing and recharging blue Greek color during these stressful days.
The Nationwide publicity received for “Elgea” and “Epoch – Pure Greece” was great and went all the way through personal tweets and Facebook posts of celebrities, world class journalists and politicians plus of course though photographs and videos posted to popular press (i.e. “The Washington Post” etc.)
Moreover, renowned web sites specialized for healthful living like “The Chalkboard Mag”, made a special post for the unique “Epoch – Pure Greece” Smoked Grated Bottarga as among the Best NUTRITION-RICH TOPPINGS.
Please check the link for this: http://thechalkboardmag.com/sprinkles-8-nutrition-rich-toppings-to-amp-your-intake?sl=5
“The Chalkboard Mag” is a highly influential web magazine based in LA that provides “food” for Living Well based in LA. Regular contributors incl. Christie Turlington, Dr. Jugger, Kris Karr, Jessica Alba, Josie Maran, Amanda deCadenet and several celebrity guests on a monthly basis.).
“Elgea” having as a top priority its expansion in the US premium food market segment with its Products “Epoch – Pure Greece” is planning to make its first placements before the 1st half of the 2013 to selected retail spots.
Photographic Material and Web Links:
Below you can find several overview pictures of “The Huffington Post Oasis” and photos of some conventions’ special participants / guests with “Epoch – Pure Greece” products from both RNC & DNC.
Arianna Huffinghton and the author Agapi Stasinopoulos with “Epoch – Pure Greece Products”. (Click for Info: Arianna Huffington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia / Agapi Stassinopoulos & http://unbindingtheheart.com/)
Billionaire John Paul Jones DeJoria – Co Founder of Paul Mitchell line of hair products with Eloise his wife and Agapi Stassinopoulos with “Epoch – Pure Greece” Olive Oils and Olives. (Click for Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Paul_DeJoria)
Mike Kingsley from Bloomerg and Katherine Calarco from HeartMath LLC at the food stand of “Epoch – Pure Greece” products
Laura Ingram – (radio host, best-selling author, and conservative political commentator. Her nationally syndicated talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs throughout the United States on Talk Radio Network, and she is the official guest host for Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor) - with Agapi Stassinopoulos and the “Epoch – Pure Greece” PDO Kalamata Organic Olive Oil. (Click to link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Ingraham)
Agapi Stassinopoulos with Rabbi Shmuley (perhaps the most influencial Rabbine currently in the US) with “Epoch – Pure Greece” Kalamata Olives and Organic Olive Oil. (Click for Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shmuel_Schneersohn & http://www.shmuley.com/)
Russel Bishop (internationally regarded speaker, author, coach and consultant) , Jodie Evans (political activist, author, and documentary film producer) together with Agapi Stassinopoulos and Steve Sidewell of “Lyfe Kitchen” with “Epoch” Products (Click for Info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jodie_Evans / http://www.russellbishop.com/ & http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russell-bishop/ / http://lyfekitchen.com/
Steve Sidewell Co – Founder of “Lyfe Kitchen” and chef John Mitchell of “Lyfe Kitchen” with Agapi’s new book (must read) “Unbinding the Heart” (Click for Info: http://lyfekitchen.com/ & http://unbindingtheheart.com/)
Arianna Huffinghton with the famous celbrities’ chef Marcus Samuelsson
(His new book a NY bestseller “YES CHEF” is a must to read). (Click to link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Samuelsson)
Below, some of the links with videos that include “Epoch – Pure Greece” publicity and news, from the spots:
- Washington Post - September 5, 2012 - (Click to link: The Dana Milbank Political Sketch: An Oasis at the DNC)
- The Huffington Post - September 6, 2012 - (Click to link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/meg-seitz/huffpost-oasis_b_1861624.html)
- Charlotte Observer - September 4, 2012 – (Click to link: Celeb tidbits)
- Washington Post - September 4, 2012 – (Click to link: When news organizations party with the political parties)