Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 6 July 2010


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 6 July 2010

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Darien, IL 2. Director of Sales; Ridgewells; Bethesda, MD 3. Development and Exhibits Specialist; American Association of School Administrators; Arlington, VA 4. Event Services Manager; eShow/Netronix; South Barrington, IL 5. Meeting Planner; Forest Research Institute, Inc.; Jersey City, NJ 6. Registration and Membership Coordinator; Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association; Coral Gables, FL 7. Special Events Coordinator/Office Manager; Girard College; Philadelphia, PA 8. Event Content Manager; U.S. Green Building Council; Washington, DC 9. Meeting Controls Manager; Pfizer; New York, NY 10. Meeting Planner; Tenet Healthcare; Dallas, TX 11. Event Information Coordinator; George Mason University; Fairfax, VA 12. Manager of Production Services; Event Architects; Chicago, IL 13. Stewardship and Events Coordinator-University Advancement, the Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy; Tufts University – Boston; Boston, MA 14. Sales Manager – Meetings; MAC Meetings & Events; St. Louis, MO 15. Regional Sales Manager; Guoman & Thistle Hotels; Chicago, IL 16. Catering Manager – PEW Charitable Trust; 1st & Fresh Catering; Washington, DC 17. Sales Manager; Norris Conference Centers; Fort Worth, TX 18. Sales Manager; Plaza 500 'soon-to-be' Hotel Indigo; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 19. Event Coordinator BC Human Resources Management Association; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 20. Exhibits Associate; American Assocation for Cancer Research; Philadelphia, PA 21. Associate Director, Donor Relations and Events; The University of Montana Foundation; Missoula, MT 22. Events Manager; Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo; Tampa, FL 23. Annual Meeting Coordinator; NCTM; Reston, VA 24. Registration Housing Specialist; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX 25. Assistant Director for Events; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA 26. Jr. Event Coordinator; The Legacy Golf Resort; Phoenix, AZ 27. NE Sales Manager; Rosen Hotels & Resorts; Orlando, FL 28. Special Events Coordinator (Part Time); Museum of Science; Boston, MA 29. Assistant Director, Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales; NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association; Herndon, VA 30. Director of Events; Combined Jewish Philanthropies; Boston, MA 31. Events intern; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Insitittute; Washington, DC 32. Conference Programming Manager; Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB); New York, NY 33. Event Specialist; Longwood Events; Boston, MA 34. Conference Intern; Joint Council on International Children's Services; Alexandria, 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. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Darien, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6955706

2. Director of Sales; Ridgewells; Bethesda, MD

Ridgewells is seeking a Director for Sales to oversee the management, budget, operations and business development of the Sales Department and work on a consistent basis with the Sales Team to generate new business and maintain contact with present accounts. Other responsibilities include, developing sales strategies by identifying customers current and future needs, establishing sales development goals and objectives with the CEO, generating sales by identifying potential clients, establishing relationships with sites, maintaining relations with customers by organizing and developing specific customer-relations programs, and participating in local social events. Candidate should have twelve to fifteen years of professional/food service sales experience, including a minimum of ten years managing a sales team, strong management, organization, sales, problem solving and communication skills and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field.

Job Requirements

Candidate should have twelve to fifteen years of professional/food service sales experience, including a minimum of ten years managing a sales team, strong management, organization, sales, problem solving and communication skills and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field.

Salary: Compensatory with experience

How to Apply: E-mail: chernandez@ridgewells.com

Fax: (301) 907-3733

Mail: Ridgewells

Human Resources Department

5525 Dorsey Lane

Bethesda, MD 20816

3. Development and Exhibits Specialist; American Association of School

Administrators; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6946557

4. Event Services Manager; eShow/Netronix; South Barrington, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6946626

5. Meeting Planner; Forest Research Institute, Inc.; Jersey City, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6966383

6. Registration and Membership Coordinator; Caribbean Hotel and Tourism

Association; Coral Gables, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6966118

7. Special Events Coordinator/Office Manager; Girard College;

Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6964399

8. Event Content Manager; U.S. Green Building Council; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6870313

9. Meeting Controls Manager; Pfizer; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6458553

10. Meeting Planner; Tenet Healthcare; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6960038

11. Event Information Coordinator; George Mason University; Fairfax, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&max=25&exclude=5813976&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=6960039

12. Manager of Production Services; Event Architects; Chicago, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6959573

13. Stewardship and Events Coordinator-University Advancement, the

Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy; Tufts University – Boston;

Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6959570

14. Sales Manager – Meetings; MAC Meetings & Events; St. Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6955911

15. Regional Sales Manager; Guoman & Thistle Hotels; Chicago, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6955468

16. Catering Manager – PEW Charitable Trust; 1st & Fresh Catering;

Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6955526

17. Sales Manager; Norris Conference Centers; Fort Worth, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6955721

18. Sales Manager; Plaza 500 'soon-to-be' Hotel Indigo; Vancouver,

British Columbia, Canada

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6950930

19. Event Coordinator BC Human Resources Management Association;

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6950643

20. Exhibits Associate; American Assocation for Cancer Research;

Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6950785

21. Associate Director, Donor Relations and Events; The University of

Montana Foundation; Missoula, MT

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6946636

22. Events Manager; Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo; Tampa, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6945397

23. Annual Meeting Coordinator; NCTM; Reston, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6946877

24. Registration Housing Specialist; Meeting Professionals

International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6946894

25. Assistant Director for Events; Massachusetts Institute of

Technology; Cambridge, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6945474

26. Jr. Event Coordinator; The Legacy Golf Resort; Phoenix, AZ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6946961

27. NE Sales Manager; Rosen Hotels & Resorts; Orlando, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6947001

28. Special Events Coordinator (Part Time); Museum of Science; Boston,

MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t730=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=6946512

29. Assistant Director, Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales; NACHA – The

Electronic Payments Association; Herndon, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6941868

30. Director of Events; Combined Jewish Philanthropies; Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6941981

31. Events intern; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Insitittute;

Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6391998

32. Conference Programming Manager; Interactive Advertising Bureau

(IAB); New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6942571

33. Event Specialist; Longwood Events; Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6941987

34. Conference Intern; Joint Council on International Children's

Services; Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29326877&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

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