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Win a Trip to Universal Orlando Resort at SHRM 2018 with TicketsatWork

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To celebrate our clients and promote the benefits of taking vacation, TicketsatWork will run an exciting sweepstakes at SHRM 2018 in partnership with Universal Orlando Resort™.  Attendees will have three chances to win a 4-day, 3-night getaway for two to Universal Orlando Resort. The trip will include airfare, lodging and 3-Day Park-to-Park admission passes to Universal’s theme parks.

For a chance to win, SHRM attendees can enter the Universal Orlando Resort and TicketsatWork #FUNatWork Sweepstakes on Sunday, June 17, Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19 by having their badge scanned by a TicketsatWork representative.

A winner will be randomly selected at the end of each conference day and contacted by a TicketsatWork employee via email. The sooner entrants get their badge scanned, the better their chances of winning, as the entries will accumulate throughout the conference! Click here for official sweepstakes rules.

Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day 2018

Father's Day Deals Save Up to 50% on TicketsatWork

It’s never easy to find that perfect gift for dad. To help you plan something extra special this Father’s Day, TicketsatWork.com is featuring excellent savings on a great collection of sporting events, tours and popular attractions the whole family can enjoy together.

Skip the tacky tie or funny coffee cup this year and let’s have some big fun for Father’s Day. We have dads covered coast to coast with amazing savings on TicketsatWork: Save up to 50% on Father’s Day Deals!

Sports
Is dad a baseball fan? If so, TicketsatWork has savings for upcoming baseball games in Miami, New York and San Diego.

Miami Marlins
Come watch the Marlins like you have never seen them before. Save over 40% on select seats

New York Yankees
Join die-hard fans at Yankee Stadium in 2018! Share unforgettable memories and cheer on the Yankees in their quest for a World Series Championship. Save up to 45%

San Diego Padres
The Padres look to make a run in the NL West at Petco Park. Don’t miss your chance to see your San Diego Padres. Save up to 45% on select games

Florida
If the Sunshine State is your destination for dad, there’s a wealth of terrific theme park options for the whole family to enjoy.

Walt Disney World ® Resort: Buy 4 Days – Get 5th Day Free
Universal Orlando Resort: Buy 3 Days, Get 2 Days Free
SeaWorld OrlandoSave over 45%
Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay: Save over 30%

Kennedy Space Center
Let dad know he’s got the “Right Stuff” with a trip to the Kennedy Space Center, an exhilarating and educational experience of the space program. Save over 20%

Revolution Off Road
How about some off-road action just outside Orlando at Revolution Off Road. This is a unique, off road attraction with over 230 acres of different trails. Visitors can experience ATV’s, Dune Buggies and 4X4 Jeep Wrangler courses. Save over 20%

California
If you’re singing, “California, here I come…,” we have a downright sensational list of top spots for dad!

Disneyland®: Buy now and save
Universal Studios Hollywood®: Save up to 25%
SeaWorld® San Diego: Save over 40%
Knott’s Berry Farm: Save up to 45% on Admission

Big Bear Mountain Resort
Take dad up to beautiful Big Bear Mountain Resort for year-round outdoor fun. The family will love Southern California’s home for outdoor summer fun, featuring mountain biking and hiking, a 9-hole golf course, and family-friendly activities like the Scenic Sky Chair, 30-foot climbing wall, zip line, and Eurobungy trampoline. Save over 30%

City Sightseeing San Francisco
Looking to explore the best of a beautiful city? Hop aboard an open top double decker bus for a fun, sightseeing tour around San Francisco. Enjoy all the lovely scenery and interesting locations, narrated by expert tour guides. Save up to 25%

San Francisco Explorer Pass®
While you’re in the City by the Bay, pick up the San Francisco Explorer Pass®, a super choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Save up to 50% off combined admission prices on admission to your choice of 4 attractions. Choose from a list of 20 top attractions, including California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Bay Cruise, California’s Great America, Aquarium of the Bay and more. Save up to 55% on San Francisco’s top attractions

New York
If dad wants to take a bite out of the Big Apple, TicketsatWork.com offers fantastic deals all around the City that Never Sleeps.

Broadway Shows
If dad likes humming show tunes, he will surely enjoy a night at the theatre! TicketsatWork features tickets to more than 50 shows across Broadway and Off-Broadway, each featuring super discounts on seats. From the hot new shows to the long-running performances you definitely need to see, one of these shows will make dads’ day! Buy now and save

Attractions
The whole family can also see some top attractions in NYC. Check out these nice options: Empire State Building, 9/11 Memorial, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, Intrepid Museum, and Madame Tussauds New York – all offering can’t-miss savings.

Hornblower NYC
Before we leave NYC, let’s not forget to mention the Father’s Day Beer Brunch Cruise courtesy of Hornblower NYC. This is so much better than socks! Make Father’s Day memorable this year with Hornblower’s cruise around New York City that features a complimentary Beer Mug, free flowing beers and brunch. Save 25%

All across the country, TicketsatWork has dad covered for special memories. Try our fun ideas for Father’s Day and save up to 50%!

By: Jeff Hyatt

Congratulations to the 2018 Tony Awards Winners!

Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk in Tony Winning musical 'The Band's Visit' (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

After an exciting Tony Awards season, the winners are finally here! Back in 2017, Dear Evan Hansen swept the Tonys, earning six statues – among them the highly coveted Best Musical Award.  This year, The Band’s Visit proved to be the show to beat, scoring ten wins including Best Musical. The diverse slate of other winners included a Caribbean coming-of-age tale, a respected revival of a seminal American play and even the story of a (not so) simple sponge. Here’s our roundup of who won big on Broadway’s biggest night!

Best Musical
WINNER: The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
WINNER: Once On This Island
Nominees:
Carousel
My Fair Lady

Best Play
WINNER:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Nominees:
The Children
Farinelli and the King
Junk
Latin History for Morons

Best Revival of a Play
WINNER:
Angels in America
Nominees:
Lobby Hero
Three Tall Women
Travesties

Best Leading Actor in a Musical
WINNER:
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Carousel

Best Leading Actress in a Musical​
WINNER:
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Best Leading Actor in a Play
WINNER:
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America
Nominees:
Tom Hollander, Travesties
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Mark Rylance, Farinelli and the King
Denzel Washington, The Iceman Cometh

Best Leading Actress in a Play
WINNER:
Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women
Nominees:
Condola Rashad, Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God
Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
WINNER:
Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
WINNER:
Lindsay Mendez, Carousel
Nominees:
Renée Fleming, Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Best Featured Actor in a Play
WINNER:
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
Nominees:
Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Michael Cera, Lobby Hero
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
David Morse, The Iceman Cometh

Best Featured Actress in a Play
WINNER:
Laurie Metcalf, Three Tall Women
Nominees:
Susan Brown, Angels in America
Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Deborah Findlay, The Children
Denise Gough, Angels in America

Best Direction of a Musical
WINNER:
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Michael Arden, Once On This Island
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Direction of a Play
WINNER:
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Nominees:
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
Joe Mantello, Three Tall Women
Patrick Marber, Travesties
George C. Wolfe, The Iceman Cometh

Top Speakers to see at SHRM 2018

Sheryl Sandberg and other industry leaders are slated to speak at SHRM 2018 (Photo: Getty/Marla Aufmuth)

SHRM is almost here! Taking place from June 17 to 20, the 2018 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition is headed to Chicago for a four-day extravaganza of networking, workshops and keynote talks. The speaking lineup for 2018 is impressive, with some of the most creative minds in business, technology and politics taking the stage to share their groundbreaking ideas. In between speakers, don’t forget to stop by the TicketsatWork booth to learn more about our exclusive ticket offers, as well as a meet and greet with Universal Orlando Resort characters and daily prize raffles! Here are a few of our favorite speakers to catch at this annual conference that attracts more than 15,000 people every year.

Sheryl Sandberg
The Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is one of the most influential women in business today. Her rise to the upper echelons of Silicon Valley has made her an icon in the technology sector and beyond. She was the first woman ever to serve on the board of Facebook, and previously was a Vice President at Google. Now as the author of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed book, Lean In, Sandberg is one of the most sought-after key note speakers in the world. Don’t miss her talk at the closing session of SHRM.

Oscar Munoz
As the CEO of United Airlines, Mr. Munoz leads the world’s third-largest airline, managing more than 85,000 employees. Before his work in the aviation sector, he was the Chief Operating Officer for CSX Corporation. His impressive resume also features stints as a strategic and financial expert with top brands like PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and AT&T. Hispanic Magazine named Munoz of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” in the country.

Governor Jeb Bush
Taking the stage for the opening session of SHRM is a renowned politician and businessman from one of the most distinguished political families in American history. Before he was a two-term governor for Florida from 1999 to 2007, Jeb Bush flourished in the financial and real estate industry. Bush’s time as the 43rd Governor of the State of Florida was marked by his focus on cutting taxes and creating jobs. Bush is a national leader of education and speaks fluent Spanish.

Adam Grant
An expert at teaching people how to live more fulfilled and engaging lives, this Wharton School of Business professor is also a New York Times best-selling author. His engaging TED talks have been watched by millions of viewers and his books have been praised by luminaries like Richard Branson and Malcolm Gladwell. For seven straight years, Grant has been named the Best Professor at Wharton, and is renowned as one of the top management strategists in the nation.

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr
As President and CEO of SHRM, Mr. Taylor also holds a number of prestigious positions including the immediate past head of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Currently, he is the Chairman of the President Trump’s Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In 2011, he was named to the Ebony Magazine “Power 100” rankings. He will be sharing the stage at the opening session with Governor Bush.

Along with these keynote speakers at SHRM 2018, there will be dozens of other experts in the field of human resources taking the stage. Wayne Connell from the The Washington Post will give a talk on how this award-winning newspaper has innovated to solve problems. Alan Cabelly, Ph.D., Executive Director of Portland Leadership Institute, will give a talk entitled “Mentoring Millennials: MicroFeedback, Reverse and Group Mentoring.” Sarah Beth Todd from Equifax will make a presentation on how technology can affect the onboarding process at the state level. And social psychologist Heidi Grant will speak on the science of motivation during the Master Series. Need more ideas for speakers to see at SHRM? Check out the full schedule of speakers online to find the best sessions to match your interests.

By: Craig Nelson

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