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27th PGA Awards Locks 2016 Date & Location for Jan 23rd at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A.

Thursday, November 13, 2014   (0 Comments)
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PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA LOCKS 2016 DATE & LOCATION

OF THE 27th ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

AT THE HYATT REGENCY CENTURY PLAZA IN LOS ANGELES

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LOS ANGELES (November 13, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced Saturday, January 23, 2016 as the date for its 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards, which will be presented at the landmark Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel in Los Angeles. The 2016 date marks the second consecutive year the Guild will have hosted the awards at the historic location, as the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards are already set for early next year on January 24, 2015.

"Every year at the Producers Guild Awards, we strive to honor all of our industry’s hardworking producers and seat as many members and guests as possible. We are thrilled to establish a continuing relationship with the Century Plaza, which has the quality, services, facilities and most importantly -- space -- to accommodate our rapidly growing membership,” said Vance Van Petten, National Executive Director of the PGA.

"The Century Plaza has a rich history with Hollywood, and we look forward to creating even more Hollywood milestones together with the PGA and the Producers Guild Awards,” said Duane Mah, Director of Events at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

About the Producers Guild Awards

One of the awards season’s marquee events, the Producers Guild Awards celebrates the finest producing work of the year, and gives the Guild an opportunity to honor some of the living legends who have shaped our profession. Considered a strong prognosticator for the Best Picture Oscar®, the announcement of the Guild’s Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures is one of the most eagerly-anticipated of the season.

The list of recipients of honorary awards such as the Milestone Award, the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures and the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television and the Vanguard Award read like a roster of the industry’s biggest names, including icons such as Steven Spielberg, Jerry Bruckheimer, Brian Grazer, J.J. Abrams, Steven Bochco, Clint Eastwood, Sherry Lansing, Robert Evans, Roger Corman and Lorne Michaels, extending back to such legends as Alfred Hitchcock, Walt Disney, Billy Wilder and Louis B. Mayer.

Held in January, the Producers Guild Awards is a must-attend event for the industry, and represents a unique chance for PGA members to extend their network, support their Guild, and pay tribute to the best of their profession

About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 6,500 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits,promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. Visit www.producersguild.org,www.pgagreen.org,www.pgadiversity.orgfor more information.

About the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza

Located at 2025 Avenue of Stars in the heart of Los Angeles’ fashionable Westside, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza is often frequented by celebrities, politicians and dignitaries. All of the hotel’s 726 guestrooms and suites offer a modern décor with residential touches. Hotel amenities include: a one of a kind, ground level, VIP Regency Club; a Starbucks Coffee Bar; a state-of-the-art Equinox Fitness Club & Spa; the famous Lobby Court & Patio; Les Clef d’Or Concierge staff; an infinity edge pool; on-site Hertz rental desk and 24- hour in –room dining service. For reservations and more information, call: 310-228-1234. For reservations at any Hyatt hotel worldwide, call 800-233-1234 or log onto www.hyatt.com .


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