It was a clear Las Vegas morning when the Cumulus Technology Team started to prepare for the day that would be the ribbon cutting event with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. One could not ask for a nicer day in Las Vegas. The weather was perfect with comfortable temperatures. Firehouse setting up the food with the help of Nicolina Davi - Chaz's assistant. A quick photo before everyone arrived to document the occasion. Oh hey! Look it's me posing with the new Las Vegas Metro Chamber plaque and the We Are Technology banner. Chaz Wellington, the Major Accounts Architect –VP Las Vegas Development, did all the ground work to prepare for the occasion that was catered by Firehouse Subs, which - by the way – everyone thoroughly enjoyed. Georgia Allen, Member Relations Coordinator for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce came with chamber members and assistants to make our celebration official with the Giant Scissors and Big Blue Ribbon that we all signed afterwards. William Sikkens The CEO, William Sikkens, of Cumulus Technology, Inc. was interviewed by local station Fox 5 Las Vegas and was later presented with certificates from each of the state officials that were in attendance. After cheerful presentations were made then came the final big ribbon cutting moment followed by photo opportunities, announcements, and introductions by Stevie Kellum of Next Best Bartender. Cumulus Technology is a Strategic Partner with Next Best Bartender and are the website developers of www.NextBestBartender.com along with the Mobile App that is soon to be released. Field Representative Stephen Paredes for Congressman Joe Heck making his presentation to William Sikkens and Cumulus Technology.
NBB hopeful waiting The Cumulus Technology Team had a great weekend spending time with the crew of Next Best Bartender, which is an up and coming reality TV show being produced by talk show personality, Stevie K. and Film Producer Kevin Kellum. Saturday, September 28 was the first casting call in Reno, Nevada for the participants that will compete for bragging rights and a combination of cash and prizes worth 25K. Some of the Cumulus Tech Team was tempted to audition, but the rules are that one has to be 21 years of age, not a professional bartender, and one cannot be affiliated with the production team, and well, Cumulus Technology are the technology Judges: Harvey Lowery, Stevie Kellum, and Joseph Squellati advisers to the show, not to mention several members are Executive Producers as well. But what a sight to see! Approximately 30 hopefuls showed up for the small town audition at the Rise Nightclub. They were all filled with enthusiasm and butterflies as they each took their turn to be interviewed. Later that night the announcement of the winners was made with a great deal of excitement. I wonder if those participants know how much this could change their lives? Next weekend, October 5 will be the second set of auditions for Inside Rise Nightclub the show at the FACES Nightclub in Sacramento, California. This will prove to be a much bigger crowd from the capitol city of the Golden State, and the Cumulus Team plans to attend this event as well. And for those interested in being part of the new reality TV show and cannot make the Sacramento Casting Call, there will be a third