First annual Darkness2Hope Golf Classic to combat human trafficking

AdcommTV is partnering with media and events company Questex (the parent company of Hotel Management magazine) and No Vacancy News and Podcasts to raise awareness about and combat human trafficking by organizing the inaugural Darkness2Hope Golf Classic to be held November 8.

Darkness2Hope collaborates with anti-human trafficking organizations across the United States, bridging gaps between national, state and local entities. Through resources, consultation, community education and technological development, Darkness2Hope contributes to the detection and prevention of human trafficking.

"This growing epidemic is a pressing issue in our country and around the world, yet it often lacks the attention it deserves," AdcommTV CEO Jason Cohen said in a statement. "In the midst of global suffering, we believe this event can significantly enhance awareness and unite our industry to support an organization dedicated to protecting children, women, the elderly and abuse victims."

The 1st Annual Darkness2Hope Golf Classic takes place at the Reunion Golf and Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. on November 8. Close to Walt Disney World Resort and in the heart of one of the largest hospitality markets in the U.S., this event aims to raise proceeds for the charity.

Glenn Haussman, the host of hospitality industry podcasts such as No Vacancy, No Vacancy News Today and Friday Night Audit, is hosting the event.

The golf tournament will also feature a silent fundraising auction. For information on participating in the tournament or becoming a sponsor, visit or send an email to [email protected]. Those unable to attend can still contribute by using the provided link to make a donation.

AdcommTV envisions this as the first of numerous events dedicated to combating this issue, while Darkness2Hope provides a haven for victims of trafficking to come forward and find assistance.