Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 13 April 2009


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 13 April 2009

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Technology & Registration Services Manager; TMSi – An Event

Management Company; Woodstock (Atlanta), GA

2. Meeting Manager; Covidien;b Norwalk, CT

3. Summer Events Internship; 305 Communications and Events; Washington,

DC

4. Events Manager; Sauder School of Business – Hari B. Varshney Business

Career Centre; Vancouver, ON, Canada

5. Online Events Manager; CommPartners, LLC; Elkridge, MD

6. Event Coordinator; Trident Systems Inc; Fairfax, VA

7. Associate Director, Education and Meetings; American Society for

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Alexandria, VA

8. Account Executive – Business Development; Global Cynergies; Los

Angeles, CA

9. Key Account Manager – Government & Associations; InterContinental

Hotels Group; Washington, DC / Arlington, VA

10. Events and Marketing Intern; National Investment Center; Annapolis,

MD

11. Meeting Manager; Property Loss Research Bureau; Downers Grove, IL

12. Training and Education Coordinator-Meeting Planner; National

Abortion Federation; Washington, DC

13. Director of Corporate Sales; Concorde Hotels & Resorts; New York, NY

14. Sponsorship & Exhibition Associate; U.S. Green Building Council;

Washington, DC

15. Special Events Sales Coordinator; University of Minnesota Twin

Cities; Minneapolis, MN

16. Trade Show Sales Director; MMPI; Cleveland, OH

17. Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator – Program for Jewish

Civilization; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

18. Director of Food and Beverage; Performing Arts Center Authority;

Fort Lauderdale, FL

19. Senior Event Manager, NTACCMH; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

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

Thank you Sonja!

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I am actively seeking a salaried Events Coordinator opportunity in

demanding, fast-paced multi-tasking office. I am an adept and

passionate event planner and would be an asset to any team. I have

worked at Harvard University, organizing the events of elite clients

passionately and successfully. Currently, I reside in Los Angeles, CA

and work with a celebrity couple as their executive assistant. I have

been recognized for my organizational skills, creativity, great

attention to detail, ability to multi-task, self-motivation, and my

prioritization skills. I may be reached at sylviose@gmail.com.

*********************

The HEPN offers a special feature: the Short Self-Pitch (SSP). If you

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

brief paragraph to sonjahepn@comcast.net. One SSP will be included each

week.

************* 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.

***************

1. Technology & Registration Services Manager; TMSi – An Event

Management Company; Woodstock (Atlanta), GA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5372627

2. Meeting Manager; Covidien;b Norwalk, CT

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7672

3. Summer Events Internship; 305 Communications and Events; Washington,

DC

Description

Growing events firm looking for a motivated self-starter to intern in

Washington, D.C. this summer. We are a small, woman and minority-owned

company that is expanding, taking on larger projects and looking forward

to a busy summer. The chosen intern will have the opportunity to play a

large role in the day to day activities and events planned by the firm

and have direct contact with senior executives of the firm. You will

gain extensive training, knowledge, and hands on experience as a result

of this internship program.

Our firm plans events from inception to finish including all logistics,

site selection, contract negotiations, budgeting, marketing, on-site

coordination and more. These events planned for some of the largest

non-profits in the DC area are attended by thousands. We have hosted

events with impressive guests including heads of state, members of

Congress, celebrities, Fortune 500 CEOs and more.

Role:

Interns will work with on various special event projects. Duties include

but are not limited to:

Monitoring RSVP correspondence

Communicating with clients and vendors

Updating of vendor database and files

Working and directing event volunteers

Logistics and planning for upcoming events

Assisting in event marketing

Attending events in the DC area to represent the firm

Updating and assisting in the re-launch of the firm's website

General administrative duties and office management

Location, Dates and Compensation:

The ideal candidate will begin work in May of 2009 and will complete

their work in the fall (September). We understand that college resumes

in September so the last month of the internship will be remote and for

close-out purposes. Interns will work either in the Northern Virginia

office or in downtown D.C. Intern will receive a stipend for local

travel and meals up to $400 a month (varies due to travel costs).

Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@305commevents.com by

April 17, 2009. For more information call (571) 970-0951. Serious

inquiries only.

4. Events Manager; Sauder School of Business – Hari B. Varshney Business

Career Centre; Vancouver, ON, Canada

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7674

5. Online Events Manager; CommPartners, LLC; Elkridge, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3103510

6. Event Coordinator; Trident Systems Inc; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28017391&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

7. Associate Director, Education and Meetings; American Society for

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Alexandria, VA

The Associate Director, Education and Meetings, is a key partner in the

planning, development, execution and evaluation of the ASCPT Annual

Meeting and educational offerings sponsored by the organization.

Responsibilities include:

* Coordinate the abstract process, including submissions,

maintaining the abstract database, communication with members and

stakeholders, as well as report generation, scoring and implementing

decisions of the Scientific Program Committee.

* Ensure compliance with continuing education criteria established

by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

and Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

* Oversee the submission process for symposia and workshop proposals

for the Annual Meeting, including submission, communication, and

coordination involving faculty.

* Work with key staff and consultants to execute contracts related

to key service providers as required.

* Monitor budget to ensure budget goals are met.

* Work with Director to provide staff support to Scientific Program

Committee and Education Committee.

The successful candidate brings to ASCPT:

* Four years of experience in an association education and meetings

environment.

* A proven track record of volunteer and speaker management.

A self-starter with outstanding communication skills, attention to

detail and results oriented attitude. Must be a strong team player.

hr@ascpt.org

Fax: 703.836.5223

8. Account Executive – Business Development; Global Cynergies; Los

Angeles, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7677

9. Key Account Manager – Government & Associations; InterContinental

Hotels Group; Washington, DC / Arlington, VA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7675

10. Events and Marketing Intern; National Investment Center; Annapolis,

MD

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7678

11. Meeting Manager; Property Loss Research Bureau; Downers Grove, IL

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3105288

12. Training and Education Coordinator-Meeting Planner; National

Abortion Federation; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3104505

13. Director of Corporate Sales; Concorde Hotels & Resorts; New York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5372618

14. Sponsorship & Exhibition Associate; U.S. Green Building Council;

Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5272179

15. Special Events Sales Coordinator; University of Minnesota Twin

Cities; Minneapolis, MN

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5369855

16. Trade Show Sales Director; MMPI; Cleveland, OH

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5389749

17. Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator – Program for Jewish

Civilization; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5385781

18. Director of Food and Beverage; Performing Arts Center Authority;

Fort Lauderdale, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5385348

19. Senior Event Manager, NTACCMH; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28043076&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

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