The Billie Awards honor media excellence in the portrayal of girls and women in sports and physical activity. The Billies will be held on April 15, 2008 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hill, Calif. This event will gather celebrities from film, television and professional athletics, including Billie Jean King, as well as feature a special performance by Sir Elton John. Don’t miss this spectacular event!
- Date: April 15, 2008
- Location: Beverly Hilton Hotel,
Beverly Hills, CA
1. Cocktail Reception (6:00 p.m.)
2. Dinner & Awards Ceremony (7:00 p.m.)
3. Special performance by Elton John
Honors to be given in the following categories:
Journalism: Based on insightful portrayal of women in sports, originality and overall quality of work. Must have been aired, broadcast or published between January 1- December 31, 2007.
Entertainment: Based on insightful portrayal of women in sports, impact, originality and overall quality of work. Must have been aired, released and/or broadcast between January 2003 and December 2007.
Breakthrough and Innovation: Images and portrayals must challenge the status quo of women/girls as athletes. Historical and/or current work eligible.
Industry Leader: Individuals who have created an exemplary body of work that celebrates female athletes and/ or female participation in physical activity eligible.
Outstanding Journalist: Women who have excelled in covering sports and become a role model in sports media are eligible.
This is a sellout event. To purchase your ticket, go to the The Billies Online Reservation Form. For more information on tickets, tables or the event email Jessica Blubaugh or call 516-542-4700 x. 163.