FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MIAMI, January 26, 2018 – HCP Media is proud to announce the release of the 17th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) Official Guide. The SOBEWFF® Official Guide provides comprehensive information about the more than 90 events spanning five days and spotlights the talents of over 350 chefs, culinary personalities, winemakers and spirits producers from around the world. The guide serves as a go-to source for all things SOBEWFF®. Readers will turn to this colorful, glossy magazine-style guide for everything they need to know about the 2018 line-up of events.
The 2018 Festival will take place February 21-25, 2018, and will once again feature internationally renowned talent and leaders of the hospitality industry at uniquely crafted events showcasing world-class wine, spirits, food and fun.
“We are pleased to have partnered with HCP Media again on the SOBEWFF® Official Guide,” said Ashley Shapiro, Sponsorship & Ticketing Director for SOBEWFF®. “Guests seeking the ultimate South Beach Wine & Food Festival® experience will discover all of the event details, ticket information and line-up of
participating chefs, restaurants and culinary personalities throughout the official guide.”
The Official Guide will be distributed locally in a variety of publications, such as the Miami Herald, INDULGE Magazine, PALETTE, Miami New Times and The New York Times. It will also be distributed at Books & Books locations and at Florida International University, the Festival’s beneficiary. Each year, more than 1,200 students and volunteers gain invaluable real-world experience with the Festival, which serves as an interactive educational platform for the future leaders of the hospitality industry. To date, the Festival has raised more than $26 million for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University. A digital edition of the guide will be sent to both HCP Media and Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival opt-in e-mail subscribers.
“It’s a joy to work with the South Beach Wine & Food Festival® and be a part of such an influential community event,” said Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher of HCP Media. “As a Miami-based media company, we strive to continually support local events and initiatives that serve to spotlight Miami and bring national and international visitors to our shores.”
About HCP Media
As communication experts, HCP Media, a division of McClatchy, creates innovative, market-leading, crossplatform solutions that stay ahead of consumers’ evolving media habits. A custom publishing and promotion company, HCP offers a wide variety of engaging print publications, developing and producing over 100 custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients. The company’s reach extends beyond the travel niche and into the global luxury market, including en-suite cruise line publications and luxury
lifestyle magazines. Additional custom products include multilingual destination guides, in-room hotel books, in-flight magazines, travel videos and websites, as well as accompanying sales, marketing and promotional programs. The company also produces commemorative coffee-table books, healthcare publications, program guides and other customized publications.
Beyond the written word, HCP’s top-tier marketing and branding products include custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, marketing publications, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent, sophisticated consumers. Together, these turnkey, top-quality print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. In addition, HCP’s work has been recognized with more than 280 prestigious awards for editorial, photography and design.
About the Miami Herald Media Company
The Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC), a subsidiary of McClatchy, publishes two daily newspapers: the Miami Herald, winner of 20 Pulitzer Prizes, and el Nuevo Herald, an award-winning Spanish-language publication. Together, the company’s products reach more than 1.3 million people each week.
In addition to the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, MHMC products include its news websites, MiamiHerald.com and elNuevoHerald.com; the popular local entertainment website Miami.com; and INDULGE luxury magazine. The company produces content for video, mobile and radio in association with WLRN/Herald News; as well as custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients through its subsidiary, HCP Media.
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