Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 7 September 2009


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 7 September 2009

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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. Temporary Registration Coordinator; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

2. Meetings Assistant; American Association of Immunologists; Bethesda,

MD

3. Meetings Registration Administrator; Food Marketing Institute;

Arlington, VA

4. Director of Hotel Sales, Pacific Northwest; LA INC The Los Angeles

Convention & Visitors Bureau; San Francisco/Sacramento, CA

5. Corporate Meetings and Event Account Director; Encore Planners;

Golden, CO

6. Meeting & Event Purchasing Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives;

Charlotte, NC

7. Event Production and Management Intern; Total Event Resources;

Schaumburg, IL

8. Sales and Marketing Intern; Total Event Resources; Schaumburg, IL

9. Conference Sales Manager; Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference

Center; Glen Cove (Long Island), NY

10. Event Manager (online events); CommPartners, LLC; Elkridge, MD

11. Meetings Assistant; FASEB; Bethesda, MD

12. Events Coordinator; Moraine Valley Community College; Palos Hills,

IL

13. Special Events Coordinato; The Wistar Institute; Philadelphia, PA

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

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

Dear S:

Well, I'm speaking at one in Boca coming up in two weeks: Elite

Meetings: http://www.elitemeetingsalliance.com/2009_fall/speakers.shtml

Cheers,

Chris

Christopher Regan

Director, Search & Social Marketing

hyperdisk

949.442.9850 ext 16

949.547.4475 — cell

215.701.4720 (Google Voice)

*******

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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1. Temporary Registration Coordinator; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5928645

2. Meetings Assistant; American Association of Immunologists; Bethesda,

MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5911708

3. Meetings Registration Administrator; Food Marketing Institute;

Arlington, VA

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is a dynamic national trade

association, representing the supermarket industry. We are seeking a

Meetings Registration Administrator to: handle data entry and trouble

shooting of registration forms and payment processing for all FMI

conferences and education meetings. The Meetings Registration

Administrator will also design and produce registration forms; edit

directories for conferences; work on-site; create and maintain the

registration website for Education meetings; process vendor invoices and

prepare check requests in a timely manner.

Job Requirements

The ideal applicant will be have at least three years of relevant

experience in convention/meeting services and/or the hospitality

industry. The applicant must also be computer proficient with an

understanding and ability to use Microsoft Office programs; heavy

database management experience; excellent telephone and interpersonal

communication skills (especially with handling phone calls and returning

emails); strong customer service, writing and editing skills and the

desire to work with a great team. Must also be able to travel to

conventions and conferences.

The salary is commensurate with experience. We offer an outstanding

benefits package including: health, dental, vision, 401(k) plan,

flexible spending plan, yearly professional development and training

opportunities, 12 paid holidays and much more! We are conveniently

located in Crystal City, Virginia just a few blocks away from the Metro.

If you want to work in a flexible environment that encourages personal

and professional growth, and work in a fast-paced environment with a fun

team, please apply.

HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

ssimpson@fmi.org or via fax at 202-220-0881. Feel free to also visit

our website at www.fmi.org/careers/ to apply.

4. Director of Hotel Sales, Pacific Northwest; LA INC The Los Angeles

Convention & Visitors Bureau; San Francisco/Sacramento, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5928513

5. Corporate Meetings and Event Account Director; Encore Planners;

Golden, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5924737

6. Meeting & Event Purchasing Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives;

Charlotte, NC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5918301

7. Event Production and Management Intern; Total Event Resources;

Schaumburg, IL

Total Event Resources is a strategic partner to professionals who plan

meetings and events. Our award winning team provides detailed custom

services with a personalize touch to create and execute high impact

experiences with successful results.

We specialize in the field of corporate meetings, events, entertainment

and theatrical productions for Fortune 1000 companies and major trade

associations throughout the world. Known for our creativity, attention

to detail, vast resources and commitment to success, we have built our

business on staying at the forefront of innovation within the meetings

and events industry.

Total Event Resources is seeking a fall intern to assist in areas of

event production and management. Duties will include completing

assignments and research for upcoming events, on-site event assistance,

attending client and supplier meetings, maintaining organization of

event-related information and office administration duties.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Tony Sansone

Director of Operations

Total Event Resources

tsansone@total-event.com

Phone: (847) 397-2200

Fax: (847) 397-2210

8. Sales and Marketing Intern; Total Event Resources; Schaumburg, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5920092

9. Conference Sales Manager; Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference

Center; Glen Cove (Long Island), NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5918042

10. Event Manager (online events); CommPartners, LLC; Elkridge, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3183658

11. Meetings Assistant; FASEB; Bethesda, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3181058

12. Events Coordinator; Moraine Valley Community College; Palos Hills,

IL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5924774

13. Special Events Coordinato; The Wistar Institute; Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5924653

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