Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 5 November 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 5 November 2007

Welcome to the Hospitality and Event Planning Network, a career and

relationship building newsletter network for all who work in the

hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Product Development Coordinator; GEP Washington; Washington, DC

2. Meetings Manager; American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;

Washington, DC

3. Meetings Manager; Solid Waste Association of North America; Silver

Spring, MD

4. Exhibits Operations Manager; International Association of Fire

Chiefs; Fairfax, VA

5. Meeting Planner; American College of Emergency Physicians; Irving, TX

6. Meeting Coordinator; Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC);

Oak Brook, IL

7. Manager, Industry Relations; Air Force Association; Arlington, VA

8. Global Account Director; Starwood Hotels Worldwide; Washington, DC

9. Assistant Director, Section for Meetings & Conference Management;

Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC

10. National Sales Manager; San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau; San

Jose, CA

11. Meetings / Administrative Assistant; Mathematical Association of

America; Washington, DC

12. Senior Account Manager; CSI-Capitol Services Inc.; Falls Church, VA

13. Manager, Meetings and Conferences; American Political Science

Association; Washington, DC

14. Director, Convention & Tourism Services; NYC & Company; New York, NY

15. Meetings Manager; Emergency Nurses Association; Des Plaines, IL

16. Marketing Manager; Association of Zoos & Aquariums; Silver Spring,

MD

17. Event Coordinator; Generic Pharmaceutical Association; Arlington, VA

18. Meeting Planner; American Express; Mt. Laurel, NJ

19. Special Events and Food Experience Manager, Museum; Harley-Davidson

Motor Company; Milwaukee, WI

20. Registration Coordinator; Wells Fargo; San Francisco, CA

21. Account Manager; TMM – The Meeting Manager; LOS ANGELES, CA

22. Program Manager; PKF North American Network; Duluth, GA

23. Meetings and Events Assistant; BOMA/GLA; Los Angeles, CA

24. Tradeshow Manager; Accuray Incorporated; Sunnyvale, CA

25. Manager of Housing and Event Registration; Meeting Professionals

International; Dallas, TX

26. Senior Manager, Medical Meetings; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;

Bethesda, MD

27. Senior Conference and Travel Specialist; The Hanover Insurance

Group; Worcester, MA

28. Senior Event Producer; Paint The Town Red, Inc.; New York, NY

29. Supervisor, Global Meetings & Events; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; Fort

Worth, TX

30. Meeting Coordinator; Gallo Displays, Inc.; Cuyahoga Heights, OH

31. MEETING PLANNER; INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION; NEW YORK, NY

32. Group, Incentive & Travel Specialist; Sterling Jewelers Inc.; Akron,

OH

33. 01053829 Meeting Planner; Booz Allen Hamilton; Herndon, VA

34. Contract Meeting Planner; Scrum Alliance, Inc.; Denver, CO

35. Speaker Recruiter / Conference Planning; Baptie & Company; Denver,

CO

36. Meeting Planner; Worldwide Business Research; New York, NY

37. Conference Logistics Coordinator; Contemporary Forums; Dublin, CA

38. Conference Marketing Manager; Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.; New York, NY

39. Meeting and Event Planner; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Wilmington, DE

40. Director, Corprate Travel & Events; LPL Financial Services; San

Diego, CA

41. CONFERENCE AND EVENT COORDINATOR; Vinson & Elkins LLP; Houston, TX

42. Events Manager; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Fort Lauderdale, FL

43. Program Manager; Confidential; San Jose, CA

44. Manager, Marketing and Logistics; American Association of Airport

Executives; Alexandria, VA

45. Registration Team Leader; NRECA; Arlington, VA

46. Conference Registration Manager; MFM Group, Inc.; Miami, FL

47. Education and Professional Development; Professional Clinical

Association; Wayne, PA

48. Exhibits Coordinator; Helicopter Association International (HAI);

Alexandria, VA

49. Manager, Education and Certification Programs; Association of the

Wall and Ceiling Industry; Falls Church, VA

50. Department Assistant; Best Western International, Inc; Phoenix, AZ

51. Director of Marketing; DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau; Oak

Brook, IL

52. Senior Sales Manager; Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Cincinnati, OH

53. International Tourism Sales Manager; Washington Convention and

Tourism; Washington, DC

54. Chief Marketing Officer; VISIT FLORIDA; Florida

55. Regional Director of Accounts – East; Hawai'i Convention Center/SMG;

Washington, DC/Honolulu, HI

56. Manager, Washington DC Regional Sales; Chicago Convention & Tourism

Bureau; Washington, DC/Chicago, IL

57. Convention Sales Manager; PA Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Lancaster, PA

58. Communications Manager; Fredericksburg (TX) CVB; Fredericksburg, TX

59. Chief Executive – Executive Director; Williamson County (TN) CVB;

Tennessee

60. Promotions/Productions Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism;

Washington, DC

61. International Media Manager; Orlando/Orange County Convention &

Visitors Bureau, Inc.; Orlando, FL

62. Conference/Admin Assistant; Hachero Hill Inc.; Reston, VA

63. Temporary Meeting Registration Assistant; Association of American

Law Schools; Washington, DC

64. Manager, Customer Exp. Research; Choice Hotels International; Silver

Spring, MD

65. Director of Group Sales – Hotel; Affinia Hotels; Washington, DC

************* The Short Self-Pitch (SSP) *********************

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are looking for a job opportunity or offer free-lance services, send a

brief paragraph to

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************* Upcoming Conferences *************

Do you know of an upcoming conference that the HEPN readers should be

aware of? Send the details to sonjahepn@comcast.net for inclusion in the

next newsletter!

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***** From Susan Klein *****

1. Product Development Coordinator; GEP Washington; Washington, DC

Sonja,

Would you please post this job opportunity in your next newsletter?

Thanks! Susan.

Product Development Coordinator

GEP Washington

Washington, DC

Create and write proposals for potential and existing clients of GEP

Washington and GEP Baltimore, based on requirements communicated by the

respective Sales Team. Keep office reference guides and product

development database up-to-date. Research and create innovative,

descriptive and logistically sound event proposals. Proposals must be

priced accurately. Update existing office reference and resource

materials on a quarterly basis for DC and Baltimore; including

restaurants, venues, tours, theme events and transportation rates. High

school or equivalent, required. College education or 3+ years of work

experience in the hospitality industry, preferred. Must be fluent in

Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Familiarity with database programs preferred. Impeccable writing

skills. Creativity is a plus. Flexibility is a must. Deadline

oriented, driven. Multi-tasking skills essential. Must be a

self-starter and possess a positive work ethic for a fast-paced and

growing company.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Susan Klein at

sklein@gepwashington.com

Susan Klein

Director of Product Development

GEP Washington

1111 19th Street NW, Suite 680

Washington, DC 20036

Direct: 202.419.1872

Fax: 202.777.1222

sklein@gepwashington.com

www.gepwashington.com

A Global Events Partners Company

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2. Meetings Manager; American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;

Washington, DC

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) seeks an

experienced Meetings Manager to manage all aspects of our Annual Meeting

Exhibit Hall, 1-2 mid-sized meetings per year, and 25 small component

meetings.

Duties: The Meetings Manager is fully responsible for planning a variety

of AACAP meetings. Duties include sending an RFP to possible hotels;

evaluating hotel options and making recommendations to the Senior

Director; negotiating contracts; managing speakers and their needs;

writing promotional copy for brochures and registration materials;

working with a designer and printer to create promotional materials;

serving as main contact with accounting regarding any registration

questions; producing educational materials; supplying weekly and annual

reports regarding registration and hotel pickup statistics; managing

hotel room blocks; sending confirmations and information to all early

registrants and producing badges and flyers for the meeting;

coordinating all hotel logistics including food and beverage, audio

visual and room setup; managing all aspects of onsite logistics at the

meeting; preparing the post-meeting evaluation report; reconciling the

final bills. In addition, the Meetings Manager is fully responsible for

management of AACAP's 100-booth Exhibit Hall and the duties include

working with a decorator and hotel personnel on the design and layout of

the exhibit show area; responding to and generally facilitating

exhibitor inquiries; financial tracking of exhibit payments; producing

the Exhibitors' Prospectus and Exhibits Guide; marketing the exhibit

hall and recruiting exhibitors; maintaining a relationship with an

exhibits decorator and managing the bid process and contract signing

when contracts expire; assigning booth spaces; managing all onsite

communication with exhibitors and decorator.

Requirements: Bachelors degree and minimum of four years meetings or

events management experience, preferably with a medical association. CMP

certification a plus, but not required. This individual must be

organized, detail-oriented, able to plan ahead to meet deadlines, able

to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, and possess

excellent time management and prioritization skills. The individual must

be able to work individually and with a team in order to complete

projects. The candidate should possess excellent computer skills,

especially in Microsoft Office, and experience with the iMis database

and/or Adobe Acrobat is a plus. The position requires an aggregate of

approximately 3 weeks of travel per year, including some weekends.

The mission of the AACAP is to promote mentally healthy children,

adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy,

prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and

collaboration. The Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership based

organization, composed of over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists

and other interested physicians. Its members actively research,

evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves

on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in

addressing the health care needs of children and their families.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a collegial

work environment. Our office is located in Upper Northwest DC, in the

Cleveland Park/Cathedral area. We are conveniently located between the

Tenleytown and Cleveland Park Metro stations, and on several major bus

routes.

Please submit your resume with salary requirements to jobs@aacap.org.

Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. Please visit

our website at http://www.aacap.org to learn more about AACAP. No phone

calls please.

3. Meetings Manager; Solid Waste Association of North America; Silver

Spring, MD

The Meetings Manager will be responsible for site selection and planning

of 6 specialty conferences or training centers and also SWANA's annual

conference WASTECON. Attendance for these events ranges from 200-3500

people. Key responsibilities include: site selection for all meetings,

contract negotiation for meeting venues and vendors, budget development,

creating and maintaining meeting history and specifications, overseeing

the registration process, establishing all meeting arrangements such as

food and beverage, room set-up, audio visual, registration staffing,

transportation, etc, preparing post-meeting evaluations, and supervising

a Meetings Coordinator.

3 years of experience in meeting planning required. Bachelors degree

required. Significant travel required. Must have excellent customer

service and computer skills.

Association/Non-Profit experience preferred. Database experience

preferred.

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to

hr@swana.org. Resumes will not be accepted without salary requirements.

4. Exhibits Operations Manager; International Association of Fire

Chiefs; Fairfax, VA

The International Association of Fire Chiefs in Fairfax seeks an

energetic, customer service-oriented full time exhibits manager to

oversee the exhibits for all association conferences including the

management of the association's annual exposition, Fire-Rescue

International (FRI). FRI has over 600 exhibitors and is one of the 100

largest expositions in the country.This position will manage all

operational aspects of assigned IAFC tradeshow events; monitor and

manage operational expenses as related to the tradeshow floor;

participate on the exhibitor hotline providing customer service to all

exhibiting companies and assisting in educating the exhibitors on

specific operational issues for the events; research and manage city

specific operational restrictions/guidelines to ensure there is an

advance plan for potential challenges that would affect move-in, show

days or move-out of exhibiting companies; assist in the development of

exhibitor prospectus' for IAFC events or other promotional exhibitor

collateral; manage and assist in the planning and execution of all

operation logistics for assigned IAFC events as it relates to service

contractors and vendors, facilities, exhibitors, etc.; develop and

create exhibitor service manuals, share manuals, exhibitor handbook and

show related forms; perform advance site inspections required for the

planning of future events.

Seeking a mature individual with excellent oral, writing, communications

and organizational skills. Knowledge, understanding and experience with

computers and computer software as related to areas of responsibility.

Working knowledge of accounting principles and process. Must possess

strong relationship, negotiation and ability to multi-task under

pressure. Customer service oriented with positive attitude and solution

oriented. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Four-year degree, proven track record in exhibits management and

customer service, and excellent written/verbal and computer skills

required. Professional certification in Tradeshow Management or

Conference Management preferred. Three to five years of related work

experience in a customer service or association environment. Because of

the focus on relationships with exhibitors, members and other related

organizations, fire service experience desirable, but not required.

Position requires travel 8 – 10 times a year for periods of 3 – 12 days.

Local residents preferred; no relocation expenses paid. IAFC provides

excellent benefits (health/dental, retirement, flex-time, business

casual dress, professional development, etc.) and supports work/life

balance. For consideration, please send cover letter and resume with

salary requirements to Personnel Dept., IAFC, 4025 Fair Ridge Drive,

Fairfax, VA 22033; fax: 703-273-9363 or e-mail: jobs@iafc.org. We are an

EOE employer.

5. Meeting Planner; American College of Emergency Physicians; Irving, TX

This position plans and implements activities of assigned ACEP meetings

including assigning meeting space, developing meeting resumes and

specification sheets; directs on-site implementation of assigned

meetings; manages other special meeting development and implementation

projects; oversees the ACEP travel agency services; and participates in

the development and implementation of strategic marketing plans.

Qualifications include an Associates degree in business, business

administration, marketing, or other related field or equivalent related

experience; five years meeting planner experience with exposure to

multi-hotel/city-wide events totaling 3,000 or more attendees; and the

ability to travel throughout the year. Association experience is a plus.

Local candidates only – no relocation assistance available.

Located in Las Colinas, we offer competitive salary, paid insurance

plans, flextime, retirement plan and more. Forward your resume and

salary history/requirements to: HR Director, ACEP, P.O. Box 619911,

Dallas TX 75261-9911, FAX (972) 550-9207; e-mail: dbridge@acep.org. We

are an equal opportunity employer offering a tobacco free environment.

6. Meeting Coordinator; Warehousing Education & Research Council (WERC);

Oak Brook, IL

International professional association in west suburban Chicago seeks a

well-rounded professional to assist with managing meetings including

organization's annual conference (including trade show and sponsorship

management), seminar programs and webcast events and other Board and

committee meetings.

Job Type: Full-time

Travel Required: Approximately 10 – 15%

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Year's Experience: 2 – 3 preferred

Description: Reporting to the Senior Director of Conference, the Meeting

Coordinator's responsibilities will include:

Contract negotiations for hotel and F&B

Coordinating logistics relating to each meeting

Preparing meeting specification documents

Preparing and coordinating registration and marketing materials

Interaction with members, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors

Travel to off-site meetings and annual conference 10 – 15% of time.

Work closely with other team members to ensure successful events

Update website meeting information

Site research and selection

Experience in a similar role, preferably within an association, is

required.

We're looking for an individual who is a team player, with the ability

to work collaboratively with co-workers. Candidate must be willing to

learn, exhibit initiative and have above average written and verbal

communication skills. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

is essential. Ability to work in FrontPage (html) is a plus.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent meeting and relationship

management skills with strong attention to detail, sound judgment, and

the ability to coordinate several projects concurrently within

established timeframes. Occasional travel is required as necessary to

achieve our objectives.

Contact: Interested and qualified candidates are welcome to respond

online or send your resume along with desired salary level to:

Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC)

1100 Jorie Blvd., Suite 170

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Attn: Senior Director of Conference

FAX: (630) 990-0256

E-mail: mmikitka@werc.org ~ Please note “Resume Submission” in subject

line.

No phone calls please. Only resumes submitted with salary history will

be considered.

Visit our website at http://www.werc.org/. WERC is an equal opportunity

employer

7. Manager, Industry Relations; Air Force Association; Arlington, VA

Responsible for selling and assigning 50,000 sf of exhibit space at

annual show in Washington DC and in Orlando, FL. Handle all aspects

including attendance generation. Create and maintain a new priority

point system for industry members and exhibitors for use in moving

annual DC show to larger new location. Responsible for promoting

sponsorships and corporate memberships as well as all aspects including

renewals, invoicing, and receivables. Maintains membership roster and

supports industry participation at all events including dinner table

sales and promotional mailings. Excellent communication and computer

skills required. Working knowledge of Expocad software a plus.

Excellent benefits include pension plan and 401(k). Send resume to

ksnodgrass@afa.org.

8. Global Account Director; Starwood Hotels Worldwide; Washington, DC

To solicit business for Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Responsible for

developing relationships with a core of 20-25 key accounts and be the

primary source for all group business at Starwood. At all times it will

be necessary to keep records of the solicitation process, lead

referrals, confirmations and cancellations. As a spokesperson of

Starwood, must have integrity, knowledge of Starwood properties and a

drive to succeed.

To learn about this dynamic position, please log on to

http://www.starwood.jobs/ (job # 60042790) to apply.

9. Assistant Director, Section for Meetings & Conference Management;

Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC

Responsibilities: The Assistant Director, Meeting and Conference

Management, will have primary supervisory responsibility for a small

team of meeting planners. Key responsibilities include supporting staff

commitment to outstanding customer service, weekly staff meetings,

balancing workload among team members, and identifying staff

professional development opportunities. The Assistant Director will

handle site selection and contract negotiation for 20+ meetings a year,

and provide full logistical support for 2-3 meetings a year.

Requirements: 3-5 years of industry experience in meeting planning

required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Nonprofit/Association experience

strongly preferred. Supervisory/management experience preferred;

however, applicants with demonstrated leadership capability will also be

considered. Strong communication and organizational skills a must.

Significant travel required. Salary to mid 60s w/excellent benefits.

Fax: 202.862.6212

recruitment@aamc.org

http://www.aamc.org/about/employment

10. National Sales Manager; San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau; San

Jose, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&t730=&max=25&t735=&t733=&t731=&jb=3110134

11. Meetings / Administrative Assistant; Mathematical Association of

America; Washington, DC

Duties and responsibilities include supporting logistics for small- to

mid-size events in the association's Carriage House, a state-of-the-art

meeting and conference center; data entry and maintaining databases;

assisting with event and planning for the MAA annual summer MathFest in

August 2008; and handling administrative tasks for the Meetings

Department. The ideal candidate for this position has a college degree

or 2-3 years of relevant work experience, strong communication and

organizational skills, and the ability to take initiative and work

independently. Experience with database systems is necessary. Some

travel is required. The Meetings/Administrative Assistant reports to the

Assistant Director for Meetings. This is a term position through August

2008 with the possibility for reappointment. The mission of the MAA is

to advance the mathematical sciences. The MAA, with more than 27,000

members, is the largest professional association with a focus on

mathematics that is accessible at the undergraduate level. Membership

includes college and university faculty and students; high school

teachers; individuals from business, industry, and government; and

others who appreciate mathematics. Excellent benefits, salary

commensurate with skills and experience.

Email cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

Calluna Euving, Chief of Staff

Mathematical Association of America

Email: hr@maa.org

More info at: http://www.maa.org/

12. Senior Account Manager; CSI-Capitol Services Inc.; Falls Church, VA

CSI-Capitol Services, Inc. is the leading destination management and

special event service provider in the Washington, DC/Baltimore area. CSI

offers the best of the area's event planning and management resources

all under one roof.

We are currently searching for an Senior Account Manager.

Responsibilities Include:

Recommending services to clients, based on clients' needs and interests.

Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate services,

explain features, and solicit new business

Communicating with clients to answer questions about prices, and

services

Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and

accomplish your work.

Consult with clients after sales or contract signings in order to

resolve problems and to provide ongoing support.

Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following

leads from existing clients, participating in organizations, and

attending trade shows and conferences.

Competencies Required:

The ideal candidate should have the ability to manage one's own time and

the time of others

Actively look for ways to help people

Talk to others to convey information effectively

Good Negotiation & Coordination skills

General Requirements

Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in sales or operating events

and large conferences.

Please email resume in confidence to jill@csi-dc.com. Salary, profit

sharing, great benefits.

13. Manager, Meetings and Conferences; American Political Science

Association; Washington, DC

We are seeking a dynamic individual who will build current

exhibitor/sponsor relationships, cultivate potential partners and assist

with Association marketing efforts. The Manager's direct

responsibilities include supervision and coordination of exhibits,

solicitation of meeting sponsors, coordinating of marketing and

advertising efforts, negotiations with vendors, and general meeting

management and logistical support. Additionally, this individual

coordinates promotional print pieces, member outreach and advertising

efforts, and provides key assistance to the Director, Meetings and

Conferences, in a number of related meeting planning and association

activities.

The ideal candidate will be an innovative team player and independent

worker who possesses excellent written, communication, organization,

marketing and computer skills, and demonstrates the capacity to perform

across multiple projects with energy and initiative.

To be considered for this position, the candidate must have a minimum of

two years of related professional experience. Prior work experience in

the meeting planning industry and marketing is preferred. The candidate

must have a bachelor's degree and experience in database management.

Some travel is required.

In the heart of Dupont Circle, APSA offers a great location, a positive

staff and pleasant work environment, excellent compensation, a generous

leave package and a great opportunity to excel in all aspects of meeting

management. Salary to the low forties. To be considered, please submit

documents in PDF format by e-mail to rhauck@apsanet.org, or FAX to

202/483-2657. No phone calls, please. APSA is an equal opportunity

employer committed to workplace diversity.

The American Political Science Association is the leading professional

organization and scholarly society for the study of political science

and serves nearly 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of

programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions,

APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry,

regions and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order

to expand awareness and understanding of politics. To learn more about

APSA, please visit www.apsanet.org

14. Director, Convention & Tourism Services; NYC & Company; New York, NY

We seek a seasoned professional that can be an ambassador for New York

City and an energetic coach overseeing activities in servicing

conventions and the travel trade. Among many duties, a candidate must

excel in customer relations, preparing convention resumes, designing

itineraries, conducting pre and post convention meetings, and act as the

liaison to City Services. Addressing the travel trade, proactive

visitations to tour and travel operators will be required. NYC &

Company is a membership based organization and is responsible for

promoting the products and services for over 1900 members. Familiarity

with all the assets of New York City is a plus. A college degree and

minimum of 5 years experience in the hospitality industry is preferred.

Salary is commensurate to experience.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@nycvisit.com.

EOE.

15. Meetings Manager; Emergency Nurses Association; Des Plaines, IL

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago

seeks an experienced Meetings Manager to join our Meetings and

Conferences Team. Position responsibilities include but are not limited

to planning and managing logistical functions for ENA's Leadership and

Annual Conferences by creating space reports based on contractual terms,

writing detailed meetings specifications, managing food and beverage

requirements, room blocks, and housing arrangements and managing Board

and other meetings year round. Additional responsibilities include

working with outside vendors for audio visual, catering, floral and

transportation needs and writing information for conference programs.

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelors Degree or equivalent

combination of experience and education, a minimum of five to seven

years demonstrated experience in meeting planning, and advanced

proficiency with MS Office Suite. Previous Association and/or Hotel

management experience and CMP designation a plus! ENA is located in

downtown Des Plaines near train and bus transportation. At ENA, your

work makes an impact on the noble profession which ENA represents.

If you are interested in this full-time position please send your cover

letter, resume and salary requirements to HR@ena.org or FAX:

847-460-4003. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

16. Marketing Manager; Association of Zoos & Aquariums; Silver Spring,

MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&t730=&max=25&t735=&t733=&t731=&jb=3044506

17. Event Coordinator; Generic Pharmaceutical Association; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&t730=&max=25&t735=&t733=&t731=&jb=1235417

18. Meeting Planner; American Express; Mt. Laurel, NJ

This position requires a high level of internal customer interaction

with various levels of managements. Primary accountability for all

logistical planning aspects of various meeting types and events.

Successful candidate must possess superior verbal and written

communication skills. Must be able to embrace change, a willingness to

be flexible, operate well in a team environment as well as

independently.

Will consider a virtual work environment on the East Coast, preferably

in DE, PA, NY, NJ, but will consider other locations on eastern standard

time.

Responsibilities

– Negotiation of contracts and addendums with suppliers

– International contracts with suppliers

– Budget and cost savings analysis

– Provide consultative services to clients

– Meeting management

– Develop creative logistical program components

– Compiling of data

– Detailing all logistics of an event from room set-up, audio visual,

and food and beverage

– Handling of events ranging from 10 ¿ 2000+ people

– Managing of room blocks and arrival/departures list

– Reporting of cost savings and spend

– Understanding of web registration

– Inputting data and pulling reports

– Reconciliation of final bill

– Adhering to all deadlines

Required Qualification

– Extensive travel

– 5 years meeting planning experience

– Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) highly preferred but not required

– Ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines and manage a

heavy workload

– Complete follow through

– Exceptional customer service skills

– Effective communication skills ¿ written and verbal

– Problem solving

– Organizational skills

– Manage multi tasks and works well under pressure

– Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

– Thorough knowledge of the meetings industry

– Strong negotiation skills with suppliers

– Excellent venue knowledge and thorough understanding of event

locations, logistics and managing an event from conception to

completion.

– Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Lotus Notes

Education

College degree preferred

Please go to www.americanexpress.com/jobs. Use keyword 89537BR.

19. Special Events and Food Experience Manager, Museum; Harley-Davidson

Motor Company; Milwaukee, WI

Expected to open in 2008, Harley-Davidson Museum will be a showcase for

the legendary motorcycles, passionate riders, and unforgettable stories

that have made us famous around the world.

The Harley-Davidson Museum won¿t be a typical museum, and it¿s not just

about motorcycles. It's about a great American success story. The Museum

will feature over 400 motorcycles from the company collection, including

the 1956 Model KH owned by Elvis Presley, the unique 40-feet long King

Kong motorcycle customized over 40 years by a passionate rider, and the

famous Serial Number One motorcycle built in 1903. Additionally, there

will be exhibits on Harley-Davidson in popular culture such as movies,

music, and fashion. In addition to exhibits, the Museum will feature a

restaurant, café, retail shop, meeting space, special events facilities,

and company archives. The Museum will be located in Milwaukee,

Wisconsin, at the corner of Sixth and Canal Streets near downtown.

Can't wait for the Museum to open? Visit the Harley-Davidson Museum

webcam and watch construction progress at www.h-dmuseum.oxblue.com. The

webcam displays new images several times an hour, and images are

archived so you can review the development leading up to the 2008

opening. Visit www.harley-davidson.com for additional Museum news,

information, and updates.

Prior to the Museum opening, responsibilities include – visioning;

defining objectives; involvement in developing business plans and sales

strategy; vendor relations; obtaining and managing resources;

establishing and enhancing stakeholder relationships; collaborating in

the development of marketing and communications plans; development of

relevant products and services such as event enhancement packages that

deliver profit, build community and competitive advantage; and defining

financial, operational and visitor experience performance measures and

financial management practices. This position will also manage the

design and associated build-out and value engineering necessary to bring

the restaurant, café, special event and rentable spaces to completion.

-Upon opening, responsibilities include managing and analyzing ongoing

business unit performance to plan in achieving financial, operational

and visitor experience objectives and continuous improvement; refinement

of work unit plans including short and long range goals; contract

administration; vendor and stakeholder relations; operational

requirements; and collaboration in development of marketing and

communications plans and ongoing development of relevant products and

services such as event enhancement packages that deliver profit, build

community and competitive advantage. This position is also responsible

for management of day-to-day operations including – internal

departmental communications; systems administration and database

management; and oversight of staff development in the critical areas of

effective promotion and customer service techniques.

Required Qualification

-At least 5 years experience working as a special events, food service

or sales professional

-Demonstrated success at meeting or exceeding annual revenue goals

-Strong experience in budget management and budget forecasting

-A thorough understanding of the basic principles of special events

including solicitation, timeline management and resource coordination

-A minimum of 3 years experience in a customer service, catering or

visitor experience enterprise

-Demonstrated success at overseeing all aspects of special events from

conception to completion

-Excellent organizational and time management skills

-Strong attention to detail and analytical skills

-Strong communications and interpersonal skills

-Strong relationship building skills are crucial in this position based

on managing direct reports and day-to-day interfaces, staff, guests,

etc. throughout the course of Museum operations suppliers

-Limited travel up to 20% of the time

-Bachelor's Degree in marketing, business, communications, hotel

management, events/meeting planning or a related discipline, or

equivalent experience, is required

If interested, please visit www.harley-davidson.jobs and apply to Job ID

2133

20. Registration Coordinator; Wells Fargo; San Francisco, CA

The Event Registration Coordinator works with the client and program

planner to define registration and reporting requirements for each

program. He/She develops a registration and reporting project timeline

for each program to meet all objectives and deadlines for the program.

He/She is responsible for managing all aspects of registration and

reporting for multiple concurrent programs including pre-registration

planning, development of registration website, management and quality

control of all registration information and the creation of custom

reports and collateral for each program. He/She is manages all aspects

of the registration and reporting process from pre-planning to post

program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Program Development

– Work with client and program planner to define registration and

reporting requirements.

– Develop proposed registration solutions for client to review and

approve.

– Participate in planning conference calls updating team on registration

and reporting related information.

– Develop registration and reporting timeline to meet all program

objectives and deadlines.

– Identify resources requirements and budget impact.

– On going communication with client and program planner throughout

program planning process.

– Identify registration and reporting issues during the implementation

and registration process, analyze challenges and proposing solutions.

Manage the implementation of approved solutions.

Registration

– Develop program registration utilizing internal registration

application and resources.

– Manage of external vendor to build customized HTML collateral pages as

required.

– Manage all aspects of registration including invitation list, email

communication, attendee data and quality control.

– Manage participant arrangements with all appropriate program vendors

(i.e. hotel, air travel, DMC, etc.).

– Manage participant information in both online registration application

and FileMaker Pro database.

Reporting and Collateral

– Generate standard and custom reports as required for each program

using both the online registration application and FileMaker Pro

database.

– Work with client and program planner to identify program collateral

requirements.

– Create personalize program collateral using both the online

registration application and FileMaker Pro database.

– Quality control of all participant data, reports and personalized

collateral material.

Staff Management

– Identify the need and timing of additional staffing.

– Work with the Office Coordinator to hire additi

The Event Registration Coordinator is a motivated self-starter who is

capable of multi-tasking and working in a team environment with a

variety of personalities. He/She is proactive and able to work

independently with minimal supervision. He/She must be a detail-oriented

person who is extremely organized, can prioritize tasks based on program

timelines and change priorities quickly as needs arise, while still

meeting deadlines.

The Event Registration Coordinator possesses the following requirements:

¿ A minimum of 3 years of event registration or similar industry

experience.

¿ Proficient in FileMaker and Excel (creating databases and fields from

scratch; writing basic scripts and formulas; creating layouts; data

entry); working knowledge of Access is a plus.

– Working knowledge of Outlook, Word and basic HTML editors.

– Excellent customer service / people skills including professional

phone and Email etiquette

– Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Please apply online at https://www.wellsfargo.com/careers/findajob

Requisition # 3178656

21. Account Manager; TMM – The Meeting Manager; LOS ANGELES, CA

The Meeting Manager is seeking a full-time Account Manager for the LA

(Santa Monica) office.

The Account Manager provides ongoing proposal development and customer

service with intense client interaction, to ensure the successful

closure of a sales contract. Account Manager and Account Executive work

hand in hand to develop proposals for clients.

Key requirements for the Account Manager position:

– Strong computer skills

– Strong interpersonal skills

– Attention to detail while dealing with complex logistics in a fast

paced environment

– Proposal development and management of logistical details

– Creativity

– Industry knowledge with a focus on Los Angeles experience preferred

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of previous

experience within the industry; possess strong communication and

computer skills; be capable of generating creative and innovative

proposals; possess effective organizational and time-management skills;

work well in a team environment; and have a complete working knowledge

of the surrounding area.

Please email: th@mmgr.com with questions and resume

position is open immediately

22. Program Manager; PKF North American Network; Duluth, GA

Duluth, Georgia-based association seeks meeting planner for training

resources function. Full-time, salaried position

Key aspects will include close coordination with instructors and to

deliver all necessary elements of the educational programs.

Individual must work well in a team environment and be a master of all

areas of meeting management including hotel contract negotiations, A/V

production support, logistics planning and execution, and on-site

administration. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of

experience and must have thorough familiarity and skill with event

planning and the Microsoft Office suite. Must have excellent written,

verbal and interpersonal skills and be able to effectively interact with

business professionals. On-site meeting management sometimes requires

evening and weekend work and approximately 10% – 15% travel.

Preferred qualifications: CMP/PMP

Forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

Resume@pkfnan.org. No calls, please.

23. Meetings and Events Assistant; BOMA/GLA; Los Angeles, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6517

24. Tradeshow Manager; Accuray Incorporated; Sunnyvale, CA

Accuray Incorporated is an exciting medical device company whose primary

objective is the development of the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery

System. We are currently looking for a Tradeshow Manager to become a

member of our dynamic team.

Responsibilities

– Develop an overall strategy for trade show participation including

show selection, budget and return on objectives/investment.

– Work cross-functionally with colleagues in clinical development,

product marketing and sales to meet overall corporate objectives.

– Conduct show planning meeting to establish objectives, schedules and

needs for all individual shows.

– Remain current on industry trends and advances in all aspects of

tradeshows and tradeshow exhibits.

– Strategize and work with exhibit manager to ensure Accuray receives

the best booth location possible come up with a plan to improve

Accuray's presence at trade shows.

– Identify and manage tradeshow related sponsorships.

– Publish and distribute event information prior to show and supervise

staff and vendors on site.

– Assist in logistical coordination of approximately 10 US shows.

o Booking of exhibition space & sponsorships.

o Ordering of all appropriate show services.

o Development and distribution of timeline for each conference.

o Preparation and distribution of detailed logistical communications.

o Coordination of promotional activities around conferences through

MARCOM peers or appropriate vendors

o Collection and routing of all sales leads from conferences.

– Vendor evaluation and management as needed.

– Financial tracking & reporting for each conference.

– Assist with annual budget recommendations and development of master

conference schedule.

– Motivate, manage and inspire commitment from direct reports to meet

company goals and their individual objectives.

Required Qualification

– +5 years trade show management experience preferred

– Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high quality

results

– Must be resourceful, creative and flexible

– Self-starter with organizational and multi-tasking abilities

– Ability to work cross functionally across many levels of organization

– Strong written and verbal communication skills

– Must be a flexible team player, with the ability to work under tight

deadlines.

– Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

– Travel will be required

– Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business or related

preferred

Please e-mail resume to: namsler@accuray.com

25. Manager of Housing and Event Registration; Meeting Professionals

International; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6514

26. Senior Manager, Medical Meetings; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;

Bethesda, MD

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a large nonprofit healthcare organization is

looking for a Senior Meetings Manager in the medical department of our

Bethesda based national office. Work closely with other team members to

ensure successful execution of our annual medical conference of 3200+

attendees and several off-site pop up meetings of 25-150 attendees as

needed.

Responsibilities include site research (RFPs) , hotel & supplier

contract negotiation, on-site logistics, exhibit hall and supplier

management, developing meetings materials , programs and brochures, key

contact for speakers, sponsors and others, maintaining meeting history,

monitoring meeting expenditures and reconciliation of meeting related

invoices.

Qualified candidates will have 4-5 years experience with all phases of

meeting planning including a minimum of 2 years city-wide planning

experience. Knowledge of all components of planning and industry

procedures is required. Knowledge of all components of meeting planning

process and industry procedures is required. Candidate should be highly

motivated, able to set & shift priorities to meet deadlines, capable of

handling multiple projects simultaneously and have outstanding problem

solving ability.

Must be able to work independently and be a strong team player, have a

professional demeanor, strong administrative skills and be proficient in

all MS Office applications. Workable database knowledge & MS Project is

a plus. Some travel is required.

Come and join our fast paced and fun organization that is making a

positive impact on our community!

Competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental,

vision, 401k match, 11 paid holidays and more! EOE Please submit your

resume and cover letter indicating salary history.

Please forward resumes to lisa.simpers@gmail.com or see our website @

www.cff.org

27. Senior Conference and Travel Specialist; The Hanover Insurance

Group; Worcester, MA

This position supports the planning and implementation of meetings,

training programs, and trade show activity company wide.

Responsibilities

Serves as liaison between vendors and organization staff in arranging

meetings, training sessions, and conference and trade show hospitality

suites.

 Compiles estimated cost models, submits final budget, tracks

budget statistics, and prepares management reports. Preparation,

distribution and analysis of travel management reports to Sr. Management

or designees.

 Assists in selection of meeting site and inspects to determine

site suitability.

 Negotiates, researches and evaluates vendor contracts to meet

approved budget.

 Sets up meeting schedules, organizes materials, coordinates

transportation itineraries, and books venues and services.

 Coordinates registration and payment procedures, promotional

advertising and mailings, and corporate sponsorship activities.

 Organizes required catering services as well as room and

communication equipment setup.

 Manages on-site staffing and registration.

Required Qualification

 5-8 years of experience in related field

 CMP designation preferred

 Strong written/oral communication skills

 Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

 Ability to develop and analyze budgets

 Ability to interact with multi levels of the organization

 25% travel required

Education

 Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

To apply directly, please follow the link below.

https://afc.recruitmax.com/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=6932&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=

28. Senior Event Producer; Paint The Town Red, Inc.; New York, NY

Paint The Town Red is looking for a Senior Event Producer to join its

team. This person will act as a leader within the production team and

work effectively with clients and team members in the proposal,

production and post-production phases of projects to ensure events are

flawlessly executed.

Candidate must be creative, detail-oriented, and able to work

independently in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

– Design, direct, supervise, and coordinate production for client

events, including large-scale galas, fundraisers, launch events,

meetings & conferences.

– Develop and adhere to timelines from event inception to day-of,

overseeing process and driving client and event to meet deadlines.

– Maintain standards of excellence with each event produced.

– Manage multiple 1 – 2 person project teams and subcontractors; move

work forward daily within team environment.

– Develop comprehensive budgets for each event.

– Research and obtain bids from various vendors.

– Coordinate timely mailings and phone campaigns for clients.

– Manage event databases, overseeing reporting as needed.

– Troubleshoot, anticipate, and be proactive on all aspects of event

leading up to and including event day.

Required Qualification

– Minimum of 5 years industry experience, and 2-3 years of management

experience. Agency experience is a plus.

– Candidate should be polished, and able to liaise with high-level

clients boards, etc.

– Understanding of a client's culture, event goals, and how that

translates into a successful event.

– Thorough understanding of all aspects of night-of-event production,

including calling the show, stage managing and overseeing vendors.

– Fundraising experience with a non-profit organization is preferred

(working for a non-profit or with a non-profit as a fundraiser / event

planner).

– Outstanding organizational and project management skills within a team

environment.

– Ability to multi-task and balance the needs of multiple accounts.

– Solid budgeting and negotiation skills.

– Attention to detail; strong writing and editing skills.

– Working knowledge of Excel & Word (Mac preferred); FileMaker Pro a

plus

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume and cover letter (both

in Word format) to: asloyer@paintthetownred.net. In the cover letter,

candidates should describe one or more recent events they¿ve managed,

what their role was, and who they reported to. Also, explain why you

left your previous job and why you think you would be a good fit for

this one.

29. Supervisor, Global Meetings & Events; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; Fort

Worth, TX

The incumbent will be responsible for managing the Surgical Global

Meetings & Events Division to include Global Housing Administration;

controlling and being accountable for meeting related expenditures with

direct responsibilities for various budgets, ensuring accurate and

up-to-date records of expenditures; negotiating with hotels, destination

management companies, transportation companies, airlines, medical

education providers and third party managment companies, and other

vendors ensuring quality management of programs. Incumbent will have

direct managerial responsability for five full-time employees. Position

will require domestic and international travel.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with seven years experience to

include any combination of marketing, communications, sales or

advertising in the health care or pharmaceutical field, or experience in

symposia/meeting management. Required skills include ability to balance

priorities iwth a high degree of professionalism, organization,

diplomacy and multi-cultural awareness; and good analytical and budget

management skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree with ten years experience in

meeting management, marketing or advertising. Certified Meeting

Professional/Certification in Meeting Management designations.

Email resume to Cliff Peek, Alcon Staffing: cliff.peek@alconlabs.com

30. Meeting Coordinator; Gallo Displays, Inc.; Cuyahoga Heights, OH

Gallo Displays is a full-service exhibit company, national in scope,

with its office located in the Cleveland, OH area. We are looking for a

candidate who is articulate, professional, customer oriented and who

possesses strong organizational skills needed to manage a multitude of

details associated with client housing & registration, small hospitality

events & informational pieces. An existing knowledge/experience with

setting-up web based registration forms preferred. Candidate must have

the communication skills needed to interact between our clients, hotel &

association contacts.

Responsibilities

– Creation, configuration and distribution of meeting announcements

based on negotiation with client

– Coordination of badge registration & housing requirements for client

attendees at each convention (adhering to client and hotel timeline)

– Create & maintain web based registration form based on negotiation

with client and other outside vendors

– Work with hotel & association contacts to secure housing blocks and

various convention forms for each convention.

– Expense management and billing reconciliation

– Preparation of meeting specifications for small meetings To include

F&B selection, room set-up needs, audio visual requirements & Banquet

Event Order (BEO) signing.

– Assist in process management to ensure quality services

– Assist team members on projects on a as needed basis

– Ability to work extended hours to meet meeting needs

Required Qualification

– Minimum of 2 – 4 years experience in meeting planning and

housing/registration coordination required.

– Must have a proven track record of managing multiple housing blocks

– Excellent time and project management skills

– Dedication to detail and the ability to work under pressure in a

deadline driven environment

– Operate comfortably in a progressive electronic environment & have an

understanding of setting-up web based registration forms.

– Excellent knowledge and thorough understanding of hotel housing

policies, meetings logistics & medical association procedures

Education

– A Bachelors Degree is preferred or equivalent work experience

Please send resume to the attention of Human Resources at Gallo

Displays, 4922 E. 49th Street, Cleveland, OH 44125 or e-mail to

mail@gallodisplays.com.

EOE

31. MEETING PLANNER; INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION; NEW YORK, NY

Meeting Planner for International Trade Association in the Retail and

Real Estate industry. With a worldwide membership of over 65,000

members, this is a unique opportunity to join this professional team

environment. This position requires a confident, sel assured and capable

meeting planner to coordinate all aspects of their meetings throughout

the country.

100% company paid benefits include: Medical, Dental, 401 K and

$100/month in Transit Checks!!! Responsibilities Minimum of 3 years

experience as a meeting planner

Total responsibility for:

Site Selection

Contract Negotiations

All logistical aspects

Speakers

Budgeting

Audio/Visual provisions

Staffing of volunteers

Reports

Required Qualification

3 + years experience of high volume meeting planning.

Association experience is a big + but not necessary.

Please forward all resumes in confidence to our seaarch firm:

Seth Diamond Associates, Inc.

350 Fifth Avenue

Suite 4205

New York, NY 10118

212-686-6200

Sethdiamondassoc@aol.com

32. Group, Incentive & Travel Specialist; Sterling Jewelers Inc.; Akron,

OH

This individual is directly responsible for planning and event execution

within the Group, Incentive and Business Travel areas. Responsible for

the timely and accurate implementation of Sterling's Managers¿ Meeting,

various executive events, and incentive trips. This includes continuous

communication, planning, registration, event activities, production

elements and database management designed to improve the quality of

service for each group event.

Desired qualifications include knowledge of the Group, Incentive and

Business Travel industry, good computer skills, specifically Word,

Excel, Access, Outlook and Publisher. Basic knowledge of Apollo and

Sabre travel program is a plus. Excellent communication skills both

written and oral; history of automated systematized approach to project

management. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective

executive level working relationships; excellent customer service skills

with ability to prioritize and work well in fast-paced environment.

Additionally, must be able to multi task and possess strong team player

skills while working well under pressure.

Ideal candidates should have three or more years Group, Incentive Travel

experience in a Corporate Meeting Planning Position or Convention

Services Management at a large hotel with ability to prepare and

interpret specifications for travel related contracts and/or previous

experience is required. Must have the ability to manage time with

minimal supervision and maintain flexibility and adaptability to the

changing priorities and demands of the position.

This is a full time position. Must be able to travel approximately

20%-25%.

A professional certification in meeting planning or travel is strongly

desired.

Apply in confidence at www.sterlingcareers.com or email resume and

contact information to hfast@jewels.com.

33. 01053829 Meeting Planner; Booz Allen Hamilton; Herndon, VA

Key Role:

Manage and execute meetings ranging in size and scope for corporate and

government clients. Maintain responsibility for all phases of meeting

and event planning for Booz Allen, including budget management, venue

research, site selection, contract negotiation, logistics support,

conference Web site development, registration, invoice reconciliation

and payment, and post-meeting analysis. Maintain responsibility, as

needed, for individual meeting planning tasks or for entire meetings

planning support as a support arm for the firm. Provide support for

other tasks beyond direct meeting planning, including writing quarterly

assessments, participating in proposal efforts, marketing the

capabilities of the team, and assisting with a variety of firm-wide

initiatives.

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience with meeting planning

-Experience with qualifying client requests through detailed questions

and analysis

-Experience with maintaining quality standards and meeting deadlines in

a fast-paced environment

-Experience with providing outstanding customer service

-Experience with meeting deadlines within specific budget requirements

-Experience with corporate and government meetings

-Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite

-Knowledge of the meeting planning industry

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to take the CMP exam within six months of employment

-CMP Certification

-Knowledge of the FAR

-Knowledge of select meeting planning industry software and database

programs a plus

-Ability to travel 10 percent of the time

-Ability to work independently and as a team member

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree

Clearance:

Candidate selected will be subject to a security investigation and may

need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified

information.

Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the

one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by

their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed

to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V.

Visit http://www.boozallen.com/home/careers to submit your resume with a

valid e-mail address. Apply to job number 01053829 under the Experienced

Professionals section of our Career site.

34. Contract Meeting Planner; Scrum Alliance, Inc.; Denver, CO

Professional association of software developers with nearly 20,000

members located worldwide seeks contract meeting planner in the south

Denver metro area to plan and coordinate 3-4 meetings annually. Meetings

may be conducted internationally.

The association conducts two conferences annually with 200+ attendance

each. Planning meetings are also held for board members and others

during the year.

The association is considering opening up regional meetings.

The scope of project work for this non-profit would include, but not be

limited to:

– assist with definition of meeting space and food/beverage needs

– negotiate a favorable contract with hotels on behalf of the

association

– assist with determining registration fees, discount program, etc.

– prepare a budget, track and report income and expenses (work with

admin support, accountant)

– oversee the online registration process (supported by an admin)

– monitor, track and report registration statistics

– set policies for registration, cancellation, etc.

– serve as contact for member inquiries and resolve issues that arise

(supported by admin who serves as first-line of communication)

– identify, contract with and arrange logistics for possible excursions

and entertainment

– define audio-visual requirements and contract for their provision

– identify staffing needs for event

– work with marketing to promote the event and prepare materials and

signage for the event

– serve as on-site organizer

– solicit and collect feedback on the Gathering, making recommendations

for future gatherings

Required Qualification

CMP certification. Three to five years' experience. Excellent

communication skills.

Education

Prefer college degree.

Please email resumes to: chut@scrumalliance.org no later than 06

November 2007, to be considered for the position. Includes name and

email addresses of three references who you have worked with in a

similar capacity.

35. Speaker Recruiter / Conference Planning; Baptie & Company; Denver,

CO

Baptie & Co, a leading worldwide conference company dealing with sales

and marketing issues in the computer industry, is looking for a speaker

recruitment /conference planning professional to become part of their

winning team. The position involves all aspects of producing high-level

conferences initially in North America but may involve assisting in

events across the world.

Baptie & Co is headquartered in London, UK with a satellite office in

Denver, CO. Website: www.baptie.com

The person hired will be responsible for industry research, recruiting

advisory boards, recruiting speakers and producing conferences from

start to finish, including onsite team management. Must be able to

effectively communicate with executives at all levels. Ability to speak

Spanish is a plus, although not required. Salary DOE.

Position requires strong organizational skills with ability to manage

multiple/competing projects and priorities, excellent verbal and written

communication skills. Thorough knowledge Word, Excel and Power Point is

essential. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate ability

to multi task and prioritize work to meet key deadlines. The successful

candidates must be able to travel on short notice. This position

requires approximately 20% travel.

Applicants please send resume with salary requirements to

jsmith@baptie.com.

36. Meeting Planner; Worldwide Business Research; New York, NY

WHO WE ARE:

Worldwide Business Research (WBR) is the leading producer of annual

large-scale, executive level business-to-business conferences. Our

portfolio of events is focused in the areas of Retail, Supply Chain,

Defense, Life Sciences, Finance, Technology and Manufacturing. Due to

our market-leading success, we are looking to expand our operations.

WHO YOU ARE:

You have direct event planning experience and are looking for an

exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

In this role, you will be managing a portfolio of diverse events;

responsible for planning and logistics from start to finish.

Responsibilities Include:

– Maintain accurate forecast of costs and maintain WBR's standards of

excellence in keeping with budget

– Client Management: Work with all sponsors/exhibitors in the run-up to

the event ensuring they receive top notch customer service and that all

contractual obligations are met

– Work with hotel to establish menus, audio visual, rooming lists and

room set ups as well as monitor room pick up

– Responsible for onsite execution of the event, including managing the

onsite staff, overseeing registration, monitoring food & beverage

functions, session rooms, the exhibit hall from set up to breakdown, and

evening affairs such as receptions and dinners

– Exhibit management, including floor plans, booth selection, and

coordination with the exposition company

– Key liaison with all speakers ensuring their presentations are

submitted on time and all travel and audio visual needs are met

– Work with external vendors on the creation and timely delivery of

conference materials such as conference documentation, signage and

giveaways such as bags, lanyards, etc.

– Book staff flights and hotel stays

– Responsible for timely delivery of all conference supplies onsite

– Prepare all onsite documents and registration reports

– Database maintenance of speaker and sponsor records

– Reconcile billing at close of event

Requirements:

– BA/BS

– Minimum 2 + years direct event management/meeting planning experience

– Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

– Wiliness and desire to travel (Majority of travel is in the U.S.)

– Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter, including your salary

requirements to:

Jacqueline Auld

Director of Meeting Planning

WBR

jauld@wbresearch.com

fax: 212-885-2733

Please note that resumes with no cover letter or salary requirements

will not be considered.

37. Conference Logistics Coordinator; Contemporary Forums; Dublin, CA

Contemporary Forums, a division of Reed Medical Education, located in

Dublin, CA, a medical conference planning company which plans and

conducts 35-40 national conferences annually, is seeking a Conference

Site/Speaker Coordinator. The Conference Logistics Coordinator will

arrange speaker & staff airline & hotel room reservations, review &

arrange speaker audio/visual requirements, prepare hotel resume & setup

requirements for 35+ conferences annually, & reconcile hotel bills. Must

have hotel/meeting planning/travel experience & be proficient in Word &

Excel. Job includes national travel to conferences totaling 8-12 weeks

annually. We are looking for a detail-oriented, organized professional

who can work independently with multiple projects with defined deadlines

and who enjoys working in a fast-paced office. Salary range is

$42,000-$45,000.

Sending resumes to convention services manager, send out AV proposals to

Hotel AV company, reconciling of hotel bills at conclusion of meeting,

rooming lists and assigning of concessions in contracts

Performing in house precons with company staff before traveling to a

conference

Handling all speaker and staff travel via Expedia Corporate Travel

Setting up all speaker and staff profiles with Expedia, compile travel

guidelines and costs for speakers

Required Qualification

Previous hotel and or travel agency experience a must

Only apply via email: ldelatorre@cforums.com

38. Conference Marketing Manager; Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.; New York, NY

Lebhar-Friedman is the leading independent publisher and provider of

information serving the retail community and its vast supplier network.

For 82 years, Lebhar-Friedman has been committed to providing timely,

provocative and essential information to its over half a million

subscribers.

The Conference Marketing Manager's role is to generate the targeted

audience for each of the conferences that LF's retail group runs. The

job exists because the more qualified people we get to attend our

conferences, the more attractive they become to potential sponsors. This

ultimately will lead to increased revenue and profitability.

Responsibilities

Conference Marketing Manager

– Develops and executes audience marketing plan consisting of direct

mail, E-mail, print and web advertising and telemarketing.

– Responsible for determining the lists we use to market each event

– Develops website content for each event and works with the conference

managers and e-media team to create websites for each conference.

– Produces collateral material for exhibitors/sponsors such as the

exhibitor/sponsor prospectus and individual sell sheets.

– Produces all on-site materials such as the conference handbook and any

conference proceedings that get distributed.

Required Qualification

Bachelors Degree plus prior conference and/or event marketing

experience. Must be a strong writer, detail-oriented and savvy with

online media. Experience working with graphic designers, production,

printers and mail houses a must.

Send resume and cover letter, which MUST INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS, to

resume3@unitmanager.com

39. Meeting and Event Planner; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Wilmington, DE

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Wilmington, DE

with a company that works hard, but knows how to have fun, too? Proud of

our fundamental commitment to our employees, you'll find that we have a

distinctly different company culture. And we offer EXCELLENT TRAVEL

PERKS!

BCD Meetings & Incentives (BCD M&I) is an independent operating unit of

BCD Travel the third largest travel management company in the world. BCD

Travel operates in more than 90 countries on five continents, with $12

billion in total sales and a combined worldwide workforce in excess of

12,000. BCD M&I is a division within BCD Travel that employs

approximately 350 employees worldwide specializing in meetings,

incentives, conferences and events. To find out more about our company,

check us out at www.bcdmi.com.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Meeting

Planner in Wilmington, DE. The Program Manager owns and manages client

relationships with a Fortune 500 company. They are responsible for site

selection, rfp development, contracting, attendee registration, web

development, budgeting, program organization, value added client

counseling, onsite management, billing, and savings consolidation. They

will serve as liaison between the Meeting Contact and hotel/supplier for

the duration of meeting.

Responsibilities Include:

– Source hotel availability based on the program specifications.

-Negotiate hotel and venue contracts

-Prepare program binder to include a program budget, itinerary/agenda,

timeline and, when required, any other program related specifications.

-Manage program payment schedule, including the facilitation of all

invoices to the client for program deposits.

-Negotiate and contract vendors (ground transportation, entertainment

and décor elements via preferred destination management companies and/or

direct vendors).

-Manage day-to-day program budgets

-Prepare final program billing, reconcile supplier payments and track

payments.

Qualifications Include:

-Bachelor's degree preferred

-CMP certification strongly preferred

-Minimum of 3 years experience in planning corporate meetings,

incentives and/or special events

-Minimum of 3 years experience in client management

-Minimum of 3 years experience managing outside vendors, sourcing and

negotiating contract services

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

To express interest and apply for this position, please email your

resume and salary requirements to resumes@bcdmi.com or fax to (404)

923-6293. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

40. Director, Corprate Travel & Events; LPL Financial Services; San

Diego, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6495

41. CONFERENCE AND EVENT COORDINATOR; Vinson & Elkins LLP; Houston, TX

Vinson & Elkins LLP, one of the world's largest international law firms

and recently named by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston's

Top 10 “Best Places to Work”, is seeking a CONFERENCE AND EVENT

COORDINATOR. Under limited supervision, this position works

collaboratively with lawyers and all members of the department to plan,

execute and support a wide array of events including seminars,

conference sponsorships, client entertainment, as well as other

firm-wide activities. Responsibilities include: venue selection; hotel,

facilities and travel arrangements; menu selections; invitation

production and distribution; managing RSVPs and any related

communications with participants; display booth arrangements and gift

purchases; overseeing the purchasing and distributing of tickets for a

variety of sport, cultural and other events; and handling the necessary

budget, financial planning and reporting. Candidates must have a strong

client service (both internal and external) orientation, be highly

creative and detail-oriented with outstanding organizational skills.

Requires ability to work and perform under strict deadlines, multi-task

a large number of projects, be able to work with all levels of people

within the organization and be extremely flexible for handling projects

with rush deadlines. Requires a college degree and 3+ years in

conference or event planning or other relevant experience. This position

is supported by a Marketing Coordinator and reports to the Director of

Marketing Operations.

Phone: 713-758-3400

houstonjobs@velaw.com

42. Events Manager; Citrix Systems, Inc.; Fort Lauderdale, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3065731

43. Program Manager; Confidential; San Jose, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3046882

44. Manager, Marketing and Logistics; American Association of Airport

Executives; Alexandria, VA

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of Manager,

Marketing and Logistics at the American Association of Airport

Executives in Old Town Alexandria

Requirements for Position:

The position requires a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience

in marketing or business administration or related field and minimum of

2-4 years related marketing experience preferably in an association

environment in a meetings department or hotel environment is desirable,

with an emphasis on the details. The successful candidate will bring

demonstrated Knowledge of online marketing, e-commerce, and database

marketing strategies and techniques preferred. Strong communications,

customer service and organizational skills are critical, along with a

willingness to learn and the flexibility with schedule to stay late or

work weekends. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Page Maker, Quark

and Adobe Design Suite programs are also important.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Primary duties and responsibilities for this position include:

developing and implementing successful marketing plans for all meetings.

The successful candidate will be responsible for writing, editing,

creating and coordinating graphics and production of effective and

persuasive promotional materials for online, e-mail, and printed formats

for AAAE meetings including registration brochures, save the date

postcards and broadcast emails. He/she will produce AAAE's weekly

meetings promotion email and maintain AAAE's meetings web site. In

managing and executing the packing and shipping process for the

association's 80-plus meetings the incumbent will print signs, speaker

and sponsored event tent cards, coordinate a packing list with the

meeting planner and moderator, coordinate shipment with production

department and track shipments. The Manager assists with other

responsibilities as they relate to the functions of marketing, promotion

and planning of meetings.

Applications:

Qualified individuals may send their cover letter (with salary

requirements) and up-to-date resume to hr@aaae.org or fax us at

703-820-1395. Sorry, only candidates selected for interviews will be

contacted.

45. Registration Team Leader; NRECA; Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2716071&keywords=&ref=1

46. Conference Registration Manager; MFM Group, Inc.; Miami, FL

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2716259&keywords=&ref=1

47. Education and Professional Development; Professional Clinical

Association; Wayne, PA

National Healthcare association located outside of Philadelphia, PA in

immediate need of experienced education and professional development

professional. Must have hands-on experience in taking an educational

program from conceptual stage through to fulfillment. Must be

experienced in interactive in-person meetings as well as internet-based

web programs and audio conferencing. Experience in working with outside

service providers, committees, industry partners and educators is a

must, as is development of educational curriculum.

Other key factors include working with technical experts to design and

develop content and learning materials for educational symposia and

other meetings; coordinating content and logistics with faculty,

speakers, and staff; evaluating programs; and responding to the changing

demands of membership. Must have excellent management skills and some

experience with meeting planning is preferred.

Qualified candidates to send cover letter and resume in strict

confidence to educationjobs@hotmail.com. Appropriate candidates will be

invited to meet and discuss qualifications.

Salary commensurate with experience.

48. Exhibits Coordinator; Helicopter Association International (HAI);

Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2714851&keywords=&ref=1

49. Manager, Education and Certification Programs; Association of the

Wall and Ceiling Industry; Falls Church, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2714437&keywords=&ref=1

50. Department Assistant; Best Western International, Inc; Phoenix, AZ

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2716141&keywords=&ref=1

51. Director of Marketing; DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau; Oak

Brook, IL

West suburban Chicago CVB seeks experienced professional to develop

marketing strategies using e-marketing, printed collateral, advertising

and promotions to increase overnight stays. Responsible for all print

and online publications; works closely with ad agency on creative

strategy. Manages website content, electronic communications and

technology trends. Develops and implements public and media relations

strategy, annual marketing plan and annual budget.

Qualifications:

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, plus effective

organizational and communication skills essential. Prior CVB experience

and familiarity with design software preferred.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits.

Contact:

Ms. Skip Strittmatter, Executive Director

DuPage CVB

915 Harger Road, Suite 240

Oak Brook, IL 60523

630-575-8070 (phone)

630-575-8078 (fax)

skip@discoverdupage.com

www.discoverdupage.com

52. Senior Sales Manager; Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati USA with its recently expanded convention center is seeking

an experienced sales professional to identify and develop targeted

accounts. This “Hunter” type position will know top city competitors and

how to effectively sell against each. You will maintain close working

relationships with hotel and convention staff as well as coordinate and

conduct site tours and attend industry tradeshows and sales trips.

Qualifications:

Minimum of five years sales experience in hospitality industry. Strong

account management and sales presentation skills. BS/BA preferred.

Compensation:

Attractive compensation and benefit package commensurate with

experience.

Contact:

Human Resources

Cincinnati USA CVB

525 Vine Street

Suite 1500

Cincinnati, OH 45202

gccvbjobs@cincyusa.com

http://cincyusa.com

53. International Tourism Sales Manager; Washington Convention and

Tourism; Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

1. Attend international travel trade shows on behalf of WCTC and CRUSA

to meet with major producers/sellers of leisure travel business and to

promote Washington, DC as a destination for individual and group travel.

2. Identify key international markets and develop a working action plan

to maximize visitation to Washington, DC.

Qualifications:

1. Minimum four to six (4-6) years management experience in the travel

trade industry plus direct experience in tourism promotion management.

2. Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.) from four-year college or university in

marketing, business or tourism required.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Chere Sanders

Washington Convention and Tourism

901 – 7th Street, NW

4th floor

Washington, DC 20001

202-789-7035 (phone)

202-448-8593 (fax)

hr@washington.org

http://www.washington.org

54. Chief Marketing Officer; VISIT FLORIDA; Florida

The CMO will have the overall responsibility to perform functions to

direct the development and implementation of the strategic marketing

plan and programs in support of Partners and the Florida tourism brand,

formulating and carrying out organization policies, objectives and

programs for a major function of the organization.

Qualifications:

Previous travel, tourism and/or hospitality experience preferred and

previous CVB or state tourism experience would be a plus. Marketing,

internet, branding and advertising experience is a must. Experience with

Brand enhancement, management and leveraging will be important.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Mike Gamble

SearchWide, Executive Recruitment Experts

320 Myrtle Street W

Stillwater, MN 55082

gamble@searchwide.com

SearchWide

55. Regional Director of Accounts – East; Hawai'i Convention Center/SMG;

Washington, DC/Honolulu, HI

Aloha spirit? Accomplished high producing SR Sales leader? SMG Hawaii

Convention Center is recruiting for a Washington DC based, convention

sales/hospitality to sell the Hawaii Convention Center. Responsible for

exceeding defined sales goals by increasing revenue & attendance;

developing new business contacts & existing client relationships; &

identifying new initiatives for region.

Qualifications:

Must have 7-10 yrs sales exp in Convention Center, CVB sales, 5 star

full-service hotels focusing on assoc, corp market in DC & Southeast.

Compensation:

We offer a competitive salary w/incentive plan, & benefits package.

Contact:

Human Resources

Hawai'i Convention Center/SMG

1801 Kalakaua Avenue

Honolulu, HI 96815

jobs@hccsmg.com

56. Manager, Washington DC Regional Sales; Chicago Convention & Tourism

Bureau; Washington, DC/Chicago, IL

Put your 5-7 yrs exper to work for a 1st-tier destination as Mgr of

Regional Sales to manage assigned WDC, MD & VA area accts in the assn

and corp meeting segments focusing on accts with 1500 or less peak room

nights, selling our services & creating awareness of what Chicago offers

as a global destination. You should have superior communication skills,

5-7 yrs related exper, knowledge of assns, trade shows, hotels, etc, MS

Office. D300 helpful. BA in Tourism Mgmt, Tourism Mrktng or Mrktng

preferred. Send your resume with salary requirements to: Brien

Zamperetti at bzamperetti@choosechicago.com

Contact:

Brien Zamperetti

Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau

2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.

Chgo, IL 60616

3125678500 x8506 (phone)

3125678500 (alt. phone)

3125678535 (fax)

bzamperetti@choosechicago.com

http://www.choosechicago.com

57. Convention Sales Manager; PA Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Lancaster, PA

The PA Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking a passionate,

energetic and goal-driven sales professional to join our team. We're

looking for a self-starter as well as a strategic thinker who knows how

to cultivate qualified leads, close deals and demonstrate outcomes.

Extensive regional travel as well as limited night and some weekend

hours may be required.

Qualifications:

At least 6 years of direct dynamic hospitality sales experience and a

record to match in corporate business, meetings and conventions sales.

Compensation:

TBD Based on Experience

Contact:

Dan LaFauci

PA Dutch CVB

501 Greenfield Road

Lancaster, PA 17601

717-391-6004 (phone)

717-299-8901 (alt. phone)

717-299-0470 (fax)

dlafauci@padutchcountry.com

http://www.padutchcountry.com

58. Communications Manager; Fredericksburg (TX) CVB; Fredericksburg, TX

Responsibilities:

Main function is to develop and implement media programs that generate

an increase in editorial and promotional content.

Qualifications:

Four-year college degree in public relations, journalism, communications

or a related field, with at least three years of recent convention and

visitor bureau, PR or media industry experience. Highly proficient in

computer technology. Some evening and weekend responsibilities.

Compensation:

Compensation based on established salary range, commensurate with

communications and tourism experience, and includes basic benefits

package.

Contact:

Daryl Whitworth

Fredericksburg, TX CVB

302 E. Austin St

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

830-997-6523 (phone)

830-997-8588 (fax)

marketing@fbgtx.org

59. Chief Executive – Executive Director; Williamson County (TN) CVB;

Tennessee

Responsibilities:

Leadership; Sales and Marketing measured by visitor spending.

Stakeholder support – Research and Development/Finance and Admin.

Qualifications:

Leadership – visionary, positive change agent, charisma; 7 years of

experience; Organization, implementation, supervisory and budgeting

skills; Direct Selling/Marketing experience; Diplomatic and

consensus-building skills. Strong Interpersonal and communication;

Shared values.

Compensation:

$80,000 plus or minus, plus a full benefits package (including

relocation) and an added incentive after the first year.

Contact:

David Camner

Performance Management, Inc.

1127 High Ridge Road # 245

Stamford, CT 06905

203-359-3322 – 202 (phone)

203 – 249-6040 (alt. phone)

dcamner@performancemgt.com

http://www.PerformanceMgt.com

60. Promotions/Productions Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism;

Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

1. Two to Four (2-4) years of public relations, journalistic or

marketing experience;

2. Four-year degree from an academic institution in Communications,

Marketing, English or Journalism required;

Qualifications:

1. Two to Four (2-4) years of public relations, journalistic or

marketing experience;

2. Four-year degree from an academic institution in Communications,

Marketing, English or Journalism required;

Compensation:

Based on experience

Contact:

Chere Sanders

Washington Convention and Tourism

901 – 7th Street, NW

4th floor

Washington, DC 20001

202-789-7035 (phone)

202-448-8593 (fax)

hr@washington.org

http://www.washington.org

61. International Media Manager; Orlando/Orange County Convention &

Visitors Bureau, Inc.; Orlando, FL

Duties include acting as a liaison with international representatives

and public relations firms in Europe; drafting news releases and other

collateral; media relations activities including servicing journalists,

coordinating and hosting press tours, conducting media missions,

attending trade shows; and developing publicity plans for areas of

responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college and minimum of 5 years public

relations experience. Hospitality industry knowledge and German a plus.

Contact:

Karen Soto

Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau

6700 Forum Dr. Suite 100

Orlando, FL 32821

407-370-5006 (fax)

human. resources@orlandocvb.com

http://www.orlandoinfo.com

62. Conference/Admin Assistant; Hachero Hill Inc.; Reston, VA

Conference and exposition management firm in Reston, VA (no Metro

access) seeks organized, detail-oriented person with excellent computer

skills to assist with all facets of national conferences and handle

routine office duties. Some travel may be requested (1-2 weeks/year).

Casual work environment plus benefits. Salary up to $35K depending on

experience. Send resume to: jobs@conferencemanagers.com

63. Temporary Meeting Registration Assistant; Association of American

Law Schools; Washington, DC

A Full-time temporary Meeting Registration Assistant needed in fast

paced Association meetings department mid October through early January

2008. Requirements include highly accurate data entry experience;

database, Windows & Word experience; excellent spelling/grammar/writing;

strong communication skills and quick learner. Must be able to work all

workdays except for the following AALS holidays: 10/08/07, 11/22/07, and

12/25/07. Meeting/registration experience preferred. $16/hr.

Send cover letter and resume to HR Manager, AALS, 1201 Connecticut

Avenue, NW, #800, Washington, DC 20036; fax to (202) 296-8869; e-mail

hr@aals.org.

64. Manager, Customer Exp. Research; Choice Hotels International; Silver

Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24777626&jobSummaryIndex=8&agentID=

65. Director of Group Sales – Hotel; Affinia Hotels; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24747941&jobSummaryIndex=9&agentID=

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