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Global Diversity Showcased With Sponsors At 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball Presented By GroupoMex

Ball organizers' efforts prove fruitful in securing primary sponsors for the upcoming event, assuring grand scale soiree, and major financial support for beneficiaries of event

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball, which will take place on the evening of President Barack Obama's swearing-in to his second term of office, have announced the participation of several major sponsors; who will help to assure the success of the event.

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"We are elated to have garnered commitments from a blend of supporters mirroring the diversity of the event itself," said Dr. Neil Parsan, Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States & Mexico, and a member of the host committee of the Ambassadors Inaugural Ball (which is co-chaired by illustrious Ambassadors to the U.S. from many countries around the world). "From our presenting sponsor, GrupoMex (a multinational holding company) to Heads of State VIP Reception sponsor, ShuFund Capital (a financial services firm), we have managed to align our event with supporters and partners that have proven integral to what is expected to be an enormously successful event - honoring our President & Mrs. Obama."

Ms. Leticia R. Castro, GroupoMex's Chairman/CEO, released the following statement; "We look forward to being a great sponsor and contributor to the 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball for the purpose of celebrating [Barack Obama] a great man and his family."  Dr. Parsan also notes; "a key sponsor of the event that we would be remiss not shed special light on is LilyRose Cakes; a newly formed venture that specializes in decadent desserts.  They will be providing a beautiful array of sweets for the dessert bar at the ball, and they are also aiding us in innumerable ways behind the scenes."

Mr. Robert Shumake, Honorary Consul of Botswana to the United States & head of ShuFund Capital, said; "As not only an active supporter of the Ambassadors Inaugural Ball, but also a member of the host committee, my team and I take very seriously the purpose and scope of this wonderful event. We are bringing together representatives of many nations to celebrate a historic event - while raising support and awareness for a number of humanitarian and charitable organizations that will benefit from event proceeds."

Additional sponsors for the Ambassadors Inaugural Ball include THAO, Inc. (a health and human services consulting firm), and Signet Jewelers (the world's largest specialty retail jeweler).

About GrupoMex:

GrupoMex is a multinational holdings group of companies centered on the core principals of responsible business growth economic, social and environmental sustainability. Our divers holdings in commercial development, finance, telecommunications and entertainment are globally positioned on five continents.

About ShuFund Capital:

ShuFund Capital is a pioneer of the world's first and largest Global Electronic Mobile Micro-finance (GEMM) technology platform and home of the ShuMoney Mobile Micro-finance Network. Our core competency is moving money fast and providing micro financial services throughout the world to our clients.

ShuFund Capital is an affiliated company of SGP International Holdings L3C. Shufund Capital operates in the high tech mobile micro financial services sector and offers products positioned under the ShuMoney brand.

About THAO, Inc.:

THAO is a proven leader in managed services and consulting support to the health and human services industries; to include but not limited to, successfully supported a wide range of Government and commercial organization in health-related disciplines, including RCM, biomedical research, public health, health care management, health care delivery, and clinical informatics.

About LilyRose:

LilyRose Cakes, Cupcakes & Confections is a gourmet cupcake and cake boutique. We use exotic spices, the freshest ingredients and creativity to create our unique collection of artisan cupcakes and specialty cakes. At LilyRose, we specialize in "adding a little JOY to your day."

About Signet Jewelers:

Signet Jewelers Limited is the world's largest specialty retail jeweler. The Bermuda-domiciled, British headquartered company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. The group focuses on the middle mass jewelry segment and has number one positions in both the U.S. and UK specialty jewelry markets.

About the 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball:

The first of its kind hosted exclusively by the international Ambassadors community, this ball will be attended by members of the United States Congress, US State Department officials, cabinet members, appointees and other luminaries of politics and business.

The 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball has premier sponsorship packages available. The event provides an excellent means to contribute to the worldwide humanitarian efforts being supported by the event including; human trafficking, global warming, AIDS, food security and lack of medical care.

For information about the Ambassadors Ball and sponsorship packages, contact Event Manager Elite Socialite Events, LLC at (202) 594-3151 or [email protected].

Tickets may be purchased at http://ambassadors-ball.eventbrite.com/

Visit the Ambassadors Inaugural Ball website to learn more at http://www.ambassadorsinauguralball.com/

For Media Inquiries:

Contact the Official Communications Director
for the 2013 Ambassadors Inaugural Ball

Treavion Davenport
CEO/Sr. Publicist
Trea Day Management & Publicity
678-327-8281
[email protected]

SOURCE Embassy to the Republic of Botswana

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