AFPD’s 102nd Annual Trade Dinner & Ball was held on January 6, 2018 at Penna’s of Sterling in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Motown was the theme of the 102nd Annual AFPD Trade Dinner & Ball which featured music from the 1960’s era and Detroit production house. As The Simone Vitale Band belted out the notable tunes, nearly 800 people partied the night away at Penna’s in Sterling Heights. Musician and vocalist Steve Acho was the evenings Piano Bar host.
Like in past years, on display were various booths for the event-goer’s entertainment. Both Tap Snap and Shutterbooth took photos of guests with different backgrounds. After dining on soup, salad and filet, guests noshed at the Donut Bar, Prairie Farms Ice Cream Stand, National Coney Island, Little Caesars, Frito Lays Snacks and Party Café while enjoying Michigan Casino Events.
Many vendors donated products for the evening’s festivities. Pepsi Beverages, CocaCola, Absopure, Monster Energy, Faygo, Diageo, Heaven Hill, Beam Suntory, Tito’s, Remy Cointreau, Proximo Spirits, Lipari, Frito Lay, Prairie Farms all had products on display and for consumption.
Sprint/Alpha Connection raffled off a TV and other prizes and AFPD gave away about 10 door prizes, all jewelry and Shinola watches.
A Dbusiness photographer was there to capture the event and so was AFPD’s photographer David Reed.