Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 14 December 2009

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 14 December 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. Meetings Coordinator; Biophysical Society; Bethesda, MD

2. Education and Meeting Services Intern; Amer. College of

Prosthodontists; Chicago, IL

3. International Convention Sales Manager; Destination DC; Washington,

DC

4. Events & Marketing Intern – Spring; NIC; Annapolis, MD

5. Western Fundraiser and Event Coordinator; Montana Land Reliance;

Bigfork, MT

6. Exhibits Manager; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington,

VA

7. Manager, Exhibits & Registration; Advamed 2010 – The MedTech

Conference; Alexandria, VA

8. Conference & Events Specialist; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

9. Enrichment Event Planning Intern; Mentors, Inc.; Washington, DC

10. Meetings and Events Coordinator; National Academies; Washington, DC

11. Conference & Events Specialist; ICF International; Fairfax, 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. Meetings Coordinator; Biophysical Society; Bethesda, MD

The Biophysical Society, an 8,700 member professional association of

research scientists, seeks a self-motivated, detail-oriented Meetings

Coordinator. Responsibilities include assisting the Meetings Manager

in coordinating and implementing all aspects of the Annual Meeting

(6,000 attendees) and smaller meetings/events throughout the year.

Duties will include logistical planning, negotiating contracts, onsite

management, and maintenance and analysis of meeting data.

Candidates must have at least 2-3 years experience in meeting/event

planning. Bachelor's degree required. Excellent written and oral

communications skills are essential, as well as the ability to multitask

and troubleshoot problems. Strong organizational and time management

skills necessary. The ability to build relationships with internal

associates and Biophysical Society members, as well as external meetings

industry professionals is a must. Candidates must possess a strong

knowledge of MS Office Suite and have experience working with databases.

Ability to travel up to 3 times a year also required.

Excellent benefits. E-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements

to ameadows@biophysics.org.

2. Education and Meeting Services Intern; Amer. College of

Prosthodontists; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6299395

3. International Convention Sales Manager; Destination DC; Washington,

DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6289273

4. Events & Marketing Intern – Spring; NIC; Annapolis, MD

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6157838

5. Western Fundraiser and Event Coordinator; Montana Land Reliance;

Bigfork, MT

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6299624

6. Exhibits Manager; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington,

VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3250272

7. Manager, Exhibits & Registration; Advamed 2010 – The MedTech

Conference; Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3249607

8. Conference & Events Specialist; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28736792&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

9. Enrichment Event Planning Intern; Mentors, Inc.; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28742757&jobSummaryIndex=7&agentID=

10. Meetings and Events Coordinator; National Academies; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28771697&jobSummaryIndex=54&agentID=

11. Conference & Events Specialist; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28736792&jobSummaryIndex=106&agentID=

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