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Sallie Mae® Announces $100K Sponsorship of HBCU Week 2022 College Fair

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.

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  • Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm The Sallie Mae Fund, today announced it will be the title sponsor of the HBCU Week 2022 College Fair as part of HBCU Week taking place at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl.
  • The College Fair is the cornerstone of HBCU Weeks program, annually drawing more than 3,500 college seeking students to connect with HBCU representatives.
  • The event was part of HBCU day at Sallie Mae and the broader recognition of HBCU Week happening this week in Wilmington as well as the HBCU conference in Washington D.C. and additional events and celebrations happening throughout September and October.
  • For more information on Sallie Mae, The Sallie Mae Funds scholarship programs, and tools and resources to help families navigate to, through, and immediately after college, visit https://www.salliemae.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/ .

THE WORLD'S LARGEST MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION, AND WELLNESS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT, NOVEMBER 1-4, 2022

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Never before has a conference converged with these three disciplines under one roof: Mental Health, Addiction Treatment, and Wellness.

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TriNet PeopleForce 2022 SessionsAvailable for On-Demand Viewing

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Watch free, on-demand sessions online from the recent TriNet PeopleForce 2022 .

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  • Watch free, on-demand sessions online from the recent TriNet PeopleForce 2022 .
  • TriNet President & CEO Burton M. Goldfield :"You need a team that shares your VISION.
  • TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry.
  • From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what mattersmost growing their business and enabling their people.

Largest-Ever HBCU Week Coming to Walt Disney World Resort Next Month

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- High school students from across the Southeast and beyond will descend on Walt Disney World Resort next month for the largest-ever HBCU Week featuring a huge college fair, a parade of high-stepping marching bands, a fierce battle of the bands and a live ESPN broadcast.

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  • More than 5,000 high school students will join nearly 50 HBCU representatives at Walt Disney World Resort next month.
  • This isthe first time in its five-year history that the HBCU Week Foundation is hosting its annual event at Walt Disney World Resort, which is expanding the foundation's ability to stage new and more high-profile activities for its attendees.
  • Disney's involvement in HBCU Week is part of a relationship between HBCU Week Foundation and Disney on the Yard, an initiative focused on deepening Disney's engagement with HBCUs.
  • Disney theme park admission and reservations are required for entry to Magic Kingdom Park for the HBCU Week band parade.

CENTR NAMES INDUSTRY VETERAN ANDREW SUGERMAN CEO AND MARKS NEW PHASE FOR BRAND

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Monday, September 19, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Centr, leading health and fitness platform, today announced that Andrew Sugerman, the former Executive Vice President, Global Digital Media & Publishing at The Walt Disney Company, has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Sugerman will oversee the integration of Centr and Inspire Fitness, which were acquired by leading consumer focused investment firm HighPost Capital, as well as the growth of both businesses globally.

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  • Most recently, Sugerman served as President for Sketchy, a leading online education company that teaches complex concepts through visual memory techniques.
  • With this growth, Centr will enter a new category of health and launch state-of-the-art fitness equipment, powered by Inspire Fitness, a trusted leader in at-home strength equipment.
  • To learn more and get access to new products and Centr programming, join us at centr.com , and follow Centr's Facebook and Instagram platforms.
  • In partnership with Inspire Fitness, Centr is expanding its platform to fitness equipment and accessories, available at retailers worldwide.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Becomes First Timeshare Company to Earn J.D. Power Certification for Outstanding Customer Service Experience

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Monday, September 12, 2022

Power for providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" with its Owner Support team in 2022.

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  • Power for providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" with its Owner Support team in 2022.
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations is the first company in the timeshare or vacation ownership industry to achieve this prestigious certification.
  • "This certification includes a detailed evaluation of Holiday Inn Club Vacations policies, practices, and procedures, as well as primary research where they must meet our cross-industry customer satisfaction benchmark from recently serviced customers.
  • We're excited to present this certification to a timeshare company for the first time and congratulate Holiday Inn Club Vacations for achieving this prestigious distinction."

Disney100: The Exhibition to Immerse Guests Worldwide in the Magic of Disney

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Saturday, September 10, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event in Anaheim, CA, exciting new details and stops were announced for the upcoming world premiere of Disney100: The Exhibition. Created for the 100-year celebration of The Walt Disney Company, the exhibition will immerse guests in the beloved stories that have been dazzling guests since 1923, when Walt Disney set his company on a path that would revolutionize the entertainment industry. The world premiere of the exhibit opens on February 18, 2023, at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA, with Chicago, IL, and Kansas City, MO, set as the next two stops on the North American tour. The international unit of the exhibit will open on April 18, 2023, in Munich, Germany, with more cities to be announced in the coming months.

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  • Created for the 100-year celebration of The Walt Disney Company, the exhibition will immerse guests in the beloved stories that have been dazzling guests since 1923, when Walt Disney set his company on a path that would revolutionize the entertainment industry.
  • "As we prepare to kick off Disney 100 Years of Wonder, we are incredibly excited to bring this fantastic exhibition to life," said Becky Cline, director, Walt Disney Archives.
  • "We can't wait for guests to experience their favorite Disney stories, characters, and attractions in new and immersive ways as we celebrate all the wonderful worlds of Disney."
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    Semmel Exhibitions creates exhibitions, which travel worldwide, and hosts international exhibitions in Germany, Austria, and German-speaking Switzerland.

Digital Content Market to grow at a CAGR of 14.06% by 2025, Driven by Increasing Number of Smart Connected Devices - Technavio

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Their research and analysis focus on emerging market trends and provide actionable insights to help businesses identify market opportunities and develop effective strategies to optimize their market positions.

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  • Their research and analysis focus on emerging market trends and provide actionable insights to help businesses identify market opportunities and develop effective strategies to optimize their market positions.
  • With over 500 specialized analysts, Technavio's report library consists of more than 17,000 reports and counting, covering 800 technologies, spanning 50 countries.
  • Their client base consists of enterprises of all sizes, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies.
  • This growing client base relies on Technavio's comprehensive coverage, extensive research, and actionable market insights to identify opportunities in existing and potential markets and assess their competitive positions within changing market scenarios.

The Sunshine Flyer Announces New Ticket Prices for Kids

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunshine Flyer released new, lower ticket prices, and now allows children up to 12 years of age to receive the lower child price. By extending the child age range by three years, more families can enjoy Sunshine Flyer's unique and cost-effective transportation experience from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Walt Disney World® Resorts.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sunshine Flyer released new, lower ticket prices, and now allows children up to 12 years of age to receive the lower child price.
  • The Sunshine Flyer offers an engaging transportation experience that allows guests to start the magic of their Walt Disney World vacation from the moment they step off the plane.
  • The Sunshine Flyer's buses are late model, premium motorcoaches with themes that center around old-fashioned passenger cars and train engines.
  • The Sunshine Flyer is well-equipped for kids, including:

Five Experts Address Trends in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Monday, September 5, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the summer of 2022, Wow AI, a global provider of high-quality AI training data based in New York City, invited a panel of experts from different industries and areas of expertise to share their insights into the current state of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) and discuss the factors that have accelerated the recent adoption of AI in applications.

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  • What is the risk the gains of the past ten years could be reversed or future developments hindered by fear, baseless conspiracy theories, or over-regulation?
  • In the 1980s AI seemed to have potential in decision support systems but then it seemed to stall.
  • Patrick Bangert: This renaissance of AI we are experiencing today is sometimes called the "Deep Learning Revolution."
  • Media Contact: David Churbuck- Founder & former editor-in-chief of Forbes, a prize-winning tech journalist - [email protected]
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