IF Magazine Houston Celebrates 8-Years
at Holiday Mixer
By Cynthia L. Blandford, Editor-in-Chief, iF Magazine Atlanta
International Focus (iF) Magazine was founded by visionary leader Mr. Val Thompson, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer in 2015, in Houston, Texas. The magazine recently celebrated its eighth anniversary as a voice of international commentary at Thai Garden Restaurant in Houston, Texas, where almost 100 well-wishers attended the Holiday mixer. Restaurant Owners, Steve & Kae Tennison, were the gracious hosts for the occasion.
The special guest of honor to grace the occasion was Honorable Charles C. Foster, Honorary Consul General of Thailand. Heidi PP, Mistress of Ceremonies and Editor in Chief iF Magazine Houston, introduced honored guests and entertainers. Other officials present included Honorable Martha Castex-Tatum, Houston City Council member District K and former Honorary Consul Republic of Liberia State of Georgia, Honorable Cynthia L. Blandford. Thai traditional dancers and musical entertainment was provided by the restaurant.
More recently published as a bimonthly publication, iF Magazine conducts an exclusive interview with an influential personality and publishes articles from top diplomatic, organizational, and business leaders who have knowledge and understanding of the international communities in which they serve. Mr. Thompson established the magazine as a key global platform for some of today’s rising stars in international affairs, analysis, and commentary in the United States and globally. Thompson received the World Affairs Council of Houston “Global Leader of Influence” Award in October 2022 and the Global Image Award for Golden Legendary Leadership from Liberia’s Crusaders for Peace in 2023 along with many awards and honors.
iF Magazine has offices in Atlanta, Georgia with Cynthia L. Blandford as Editor-in-Chief and CFO and a new iF Magazine will launch in 2024 in Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa.