September 10, 2012

Financial Times Long List

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is an impressive one.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s 16 titles, including analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of U.S. corporate, economic and financial systems, discussing whether the U.S. is slipping out of its dominant role in the global economy, and even a seeming loss of faith in capitalism. The list includes some excellent books and authors that Hooks Book Events has […]
September 10, 2012

Leadership Greater Washington

We at Hooks Book Events are firm believers in the power of great ideas, discussion, and leadership to foster the collaboration and innovation that lead to progress. Recently, Hooks Book Events President Perry Pidgeon Hooks was selected to join the dynamic new class of leaders at Leadership Greater Washington , where she will have the opportunity to put those beliefs into practice. As part of the LGW Signature Program’s 67-member class of 2013, for the next ten months Perry will meet […]
September 4, 2012

TLN Partners with Hooks Book Events

We are thrilled to be working with women-owned management consulting firm, The Legacy Network (TLN) on a new series of events.  Based in Virginia, TLN specializes in the areas of strategic planning, human capital management, program management, business process design, customer relationship management and technology integration. From TLN’s website: “TLN is proud to be working with Hooks Book Events to host a series of events presenting authors of new books on the most timely, thought-provoking topics. This new endeavor is […]
June 20, 2012

Noblis Recognized For Employer Excellence, Sees Hooks Book Events As Strategic Partner

Hooks Book Events often has the opportunity to mention awards received by one of the many authors it works with. Today, we are pleased  to note some well deserved recognition received by one of our longtime clients – Noblis, Inc.  Noblis has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies 2012 by Ethisphere, and one of the top 25 Great Places to Work by Entrepreneur. We are also thrilled to note that, in detailing why Noblis is “a great […]
June 19, 2012

Hooks Book Events Helps Celebrate Berrett-Koehler’s 20th Anniversary

Over many years of producing great book and author events for clients of all kinds, from federal agencies to non-profits to corporations, we have always enjoyed the authors and content from our friends at Berrett-Koehler Publishers. BK is a different sort of press with a different approach to their authors, and a focus on subjects that really matter. We are pleased to let our readers know about BK’s 20th anniversary webinar celebration July 16-20th- The Virtual Festival of Authors, featuring […]
June 15, 2012

Perry Hooks and Steve Shapiro on “Inside Government”

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Tune in now to AFGE’s Inside Government to hear Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., discuss the value of public service. The show, which originally aired on Friday, June 15, is now available on demand. Connolly, speaking from the recent Excellence in Government Conference, addressed the important work of federal employees and value of public service to the country. Also appearing from the conference were Hooks Book Events President Perry Hooks and Steve Shapiro, author of Best […]
June 4, 2012

Vital Voices 11th Annual Global Leadership Awards

Congratulations to Vital Voices on their 11th annual Global Leadership Awards celebration!  Hooks Book Events is proud to be a small part by providing books through Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC and The Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, MA. June 6, 2012 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Opera House 6:30 pm VIP Reception 7:30 pm Awards Presentation 9:00 pm Buffet Supper  The Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards honor and celebrate women leaders around the […]