Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 November 2009

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 November 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.

The objective of this network is to build relationships and help each

other with career issues and other professional and personal challenges.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Events Planner; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA

2. Registration Coordinator; PlanNet (YourMeeting.com); Arlington, VA

3. Program Manager/Conference Planner Support; AMERICAN SYSTEMS;

HERNDON, VA

4. Manager, Global Accounts; HelmsBriscoe; San Antonio, TX

5. Director of Conferences; Circle Solutions, Inc.; McLean, VA

6. Associate, Chapter Trainings & Events; Company Name: U.S. Green

Building Council; Washington, DC

7. Regional Director USA/Canada; Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH; New

York, NY

8. Symposia Manager; Promedica International CME; Carlsbad, CA

9. Temporary Associate Director, Meeting Services; MedAccess, a division

Access Communications, LLC; San Diego, CA

10. Global Account Coordinator; ConferenceDirect; Redmond, WA

11. Meeting Intern; Solar Energy Industries Association; Washington, DC

12. Event Registrar & Travel Coordinator; NIC; Annapolis, MD

13. Managing Director; ConferenceDirect; Redmond, WA

14. Manager of Meetings; Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association;

Rockville, MD

15. Manager of Conferences and Events; American Council for Technology;

Fairfax, VA

16. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association;

Arlington, VA

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

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. Events Planner; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6221112

2. Registration Coordinator; PlanNet (YourMeeting.com); Arlington, VA

PlanNet, an industry-leading meetings management company, is seeking an

experienced registration coordinator with demonstrated professional

experience in online and onsite meeting and convention registration.

Candidate must be a self motivated, innovative individual with a knack

for delivering exceptional work. Responsibilities include registration

site development, reporting, customer support, attendee and housing

management. The position also supports webinars and other service

areas. They will have 2+ years of working with online and on-site

registration and a working knowledge of hosted registration

applications. They will have hands on experience with Adobe Photoshop

and Dreamweaver. They present themselves in a sophisticated and

professional manner, and have a critical eye for detail and an engaging

personality that excites those they work with. They want to work in an

entrepreneurial environment. They thrive on how their work shapes the

image and brands of those they do it for. They enjoy and are energized

by diverse and new challenges. They look for opportunities to leverage

the latest techniques and a variety of tools and technologies to deliver

an exceptional experience for their clients and coworkers. They take

great pride by being known by their friends, family and co-workers as

the go-to person for how to use software applications and electronics.

If this is you, please introduce yourself to us at

Resumes@YourMeeting.com, and include why you feel this position is right

for you and what you are currently paid in compensation.

PlanNet is in the heart of Arlington, VA a few blocks from metro and

offers: Interesting Projects, Talented (and fun) Co-Workers, Competitive

Salary, Incentive Plan Bonuses, and Excellent Benefits. For information

about PlanNet, our work and our clients, see www.YourMeeting.com

*** From Ned Lundquist ***

3. Program Manager/Conference Planner Support; AMERICAN SYSTEMS;

HERNDON, VA

http://www.americansystems.com/Careers/JobOpportunities/

https://americansystems.ats.hrsmart.com/cgi-bin/a/applyonline.cgi?jobid=5470

***********

4. Manager, Global Accounts; HelmsBriscoe; San Antonio, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6239816

5. Director of Conferences; Circle Solutions, Inc.; McLean, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6235481

6. Associate, Chapter Trainings & Events; Company Name: U.S. Green

Building Council; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6232774

7. Regional Director USA/Canada; Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH; New

York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6231203

8. Symposia Manager; Promedica International CME; Carlsbad, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6232811

9. Temporary Associate Director, Meeting Services; MedAccess, a division

Access Communications, LLC; San Diego, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6231231

10. Global Account Coordinator; ConferenceDirect; Redmond, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6221115

11. Meeting Intern; Solar Energy Industries Association; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6221141

12. Event Registrar & Travel Coordinator; NIC; Annapolis, MD

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6221339

13. Managing Director; ConferenceDirect; Redmond, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6221064

14. Manager of Meetings; Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association;

Rockville, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3236506

15. Manager of Conferences and Events; American Council for Technology;

Fairfax, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3236006

16. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association;

Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3233217

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Today's theme song: “Fame (Extended Version)”, Irene Cara, “Disco Nights

Vol. 1: Divas Of Dance”

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