guest of honor


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guest of honor

The main person being acknowledged at a particular function or event. It's your birthday, so you're the guest of honor! Let's put the guest of honor at the head of the table.
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guest of honor

a guest who gets special attention from everyone; the person for whom a party, celebration, or ceremony is given. Bob is the guest of honor, and many people will make speeches about him. The guest of honor sits at the front of the room on the dais.
See also: guest, honor, of
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The invitation to be the conference's guest of honor coincides quite nicely with UBIFRANCE's goal to put more of an effort to help the smaller French companies create credible partners and identify potential customers as well as increasing their popularity and the popularity of their products among other things.
The 26th Janadriyah Festival was inaugurated on April 29, 2011, at which Japan was the guest of honor. More than 350 intellectuals and writers from across the world attended seminars that included topics such as the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy, the Axis of the West and Islamophobia, and the Kingdom and Science: A Strategic Vision for the Future.
But the program for the 31st Edsa anniversary released to the media on Tuesday evening did not list the President and only named Medialdea as the guest of honor.
Molina expressed his appreciation for choosing his country as the guest of honor, adding that he hopes for more cooperation in different sectors between the two countries.
Indonesia will be the "guest of honor" at 33rd Janadriyah.
Tunis, Shaban 11, 1439, April 27, 2018, SPA -- The 19th Session of the Arab Radio and Television Festival started here last night, in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the guest of honor. Tunisian Minister of Culture Mohamed Zine El Abidine stressed the importance of the Arab Radio and Television Festival in bringing together the Arab elites in the field of radio and television and providing opportunities for exchanging experiences.
Summary: The young Egyptian actor Ahmad Iz will return to the small screen as a guest of honor on the new television drama series C[pounds sterling]Sit-Koom,C[yen] directed by Amro Qorah and Amro Arfah, his first television series
PWC Executive Vice President Theresa Vigilante paid tribute to "all the women in the room," pointing out that PWC has supported their efforts for over 25 years, and expressing her wish that there was room at the podium "for every one of you to take a bow." Vigilante presented a certificate of achievement to longtime PWC member and advocate, guest of honor, Patricia J.
German Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce photo Courtesy of GERMAN CHAMBER CAIRO - 19 October 2018: Secretary General of the Union of Arab Chambers (UAC) Khaled Hanafy said the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC)'s executive bureau decided on Friday to choose Egypt to be a guest of honor at the upcoming German-Arab Business Forum.
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia was guest of honor at a four-day media festival to be held under the title "In Support of Arab Jerusalem."
Al-Awad said that choosing UAE as the guest of honor is consistent with the distinctive ties between the two countries in various fields.
Henegan, chair and chief executive officer of Henegan Construction Company, is the Guest of Honor.
6, as a guest of honor. The Jordanian Publishers Union (JPU) Chairman Fathi al-Biss had announced in his speech during the opening session of the 2017 fair on Oct.