Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 31 January 2010


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 31 January 2010

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Trade Show and Conference Program Coordinator; Datatel, Inc.;

Fairfax, VA

2. Regional Director, National Accounts – North East; NYC & Company; New

York, NY

3. Director of Sales and Marketing; The Fairmont Olympic Hotel; Seattle,

WA

4. Contracts Meeting Manager; Envison EMI, LLC; Vienna, VA

5. Program Manager – Strategic Meetings Management; VMS; Indianapolis,

IN

6. Annual Conference Management; American Art Therapy Association;

Alexandria, VA

7. Meeting Planner; INMEX; New York, NY

8. Audio & Web Event Team Coordinator; Ready Talk; Denver, CO

9. Event and Program Coordinator; Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation;

Dallas, TX

10. Meetings Intern; National Association of Insurance Commissioners

(NAIC); Kansas City, MO

11. Assistant Director of Special Events; Confidential; Dallas, TX

12. Event Coordinator / Sales (Temp); Rally for the Cure; Wilton, CT

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

14. Meeting Coordinator/Assistant; Confidential; Phoenix, AZ

15. Meeting Planner Dinner Meetings (TEMP); Access Communications; San

Diego, CA

16. Director of Catering and Events; Governors Club; Chapel Hill, NC

17. Event Sales Representative; Gourmet Celebrations; Los Angeles, CA

18. Wedding Event Designer; Taste Catering & Event Planning; San

Francisco, CA

19. Director of Meetings; Carolinas Associated General Contractors;

Charlotte, NC

20. Director of Conference and Events; United States Institute of Peace;

Washington, DC

21. Conference/Meeting Planner; TRAK Companies; Washington, DC

22. Meeting Planner-Juvenile Justice; 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. Trade Show and Conference Program Coordinator; Datatel, Inc.;

Fairfax, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6443422

2. Regional Director, National Accounts – North East; NYC & Company; New

York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6443315

3. Director of Sales and Marketing; The Fairmont Olympic Hotel; Seattle,

WA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6438688

4. Contracts Meeting Manager; Envison EMI, LLC; Vienna, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6438590

5. Program Manager – Strategic Meetings Management; VMS; Indianapolis,

IN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6432792

6. Annual Conference Management; American Art Therapy Association;

Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6429849

7. Meeting Planner; INMEX; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6429044

8. Audio & Web Event Team Coordinator; Ready Talk; Denver, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6407711

9. Event and Program Coordinator; Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation;

Dallas, TX

Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation is seeking an energetic, organized,

self motivated individual with excellent organizational and

communication skills to coordinate special events and provide

administrative support for 30-35 hours a week. Responsibilities include

but are not limited to: Management of all event activities including

volunteers, budget, sponsor & donor solicitation, working with

committees, and assisting with administrative duties such as: processing

donations, thank you letters, database entry and other misc. items.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelors preferred; experience in non-profit

fund development and event planning preferred; demonstrated computer

knowledge including experience in Microsoft software, Raisers Edge and

Auction Pay preferred. Position reports directly to the Managing

Director. Forward resume and salary requirements to chahn@texasnf.org or

mail to Texas NF Foundation, 1717 Main Street, Ste. 2000, Dallas, TX

75201 by February 19, 2010. All offers of employment are contingent upon

the results of a criminal background check.

10. Meetings Intern; National Association of Insurance Commissioners

(NAIC); Kansas City, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6443513

11. Assistant Director of Special Events; Confidential; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6438055

12. Event Coordinator / Sales (Temp); Rally for the Cure; Wilton, CT

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6438386

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

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6437961

14. Meeting Coordinator/Assistant; Confidential; Phoenix, AZ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6435160

15. Meeting Planner Dinner Meetings (TEMP); Access Communications; San

Diego, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6423009

16. Director of Catering and Events; Governors Club; Chapel Hill, NC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6429282

17. Event Sales Representative; Gourmet Celebrations; Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6429737

18. Wedding Event Designer; Taste Catering & Event Planning; San

Francisco, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=26&site_id=8168&jb=6427992

19. Director of Meetings; Carolinas Associated General Contractors;

Charlotte, NC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3286584

20. Director of Conference and Events; United States Institute of Peace;

Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28909767&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

21. Conference/Meeting Planner; TRAK Companies; Washington, DC

Major association with heady clientele is currently seeking contract

conference and meeting planners to assist with an upcoming (April)

conference in CA. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON SITE IN WASHINGTON, DC.

Thousands of attendees are expected in this high-profile organization

which has a technical slant to it. Excellent experience planning large

scale meetings and conferences for a trade association is a MUST;

managing logistics, handling catering, AV, menus, speakers and so much

more. Please be sure your resume speaks volumes to managing major

logistics on large meetings and contact us immediately. Must be able to

work through April and possibly travel to the event. $20-25 per hour.

Please call us at 202-466-8850 or send resume to

trakservices.info@trakservices.com. Refer to job #11999469.

“We Know the People Who Want to Know You!”

22. Meeting Planner-Juvenile Justice; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28895532&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

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