Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 August 2010

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 August 2010

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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. Coordinator, Conference Services; The American Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA 2. Director of Global Training Practice; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX 3. Report Writer; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX 4. Meeting Manager; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX 5. Private Dining Sales Manager; The Fort; Morrison, CO 6. Sales & Marketing Coordinator; The DMC Group; New York, NY 7. Project Manager, Sales Meeting Planning; Sepracor; Marlborough, MA 8. Marketing Manager, Strategic Meeetings Management; Cvent, Inc.; Mclean, VA 9. Conference & Event Coordinator; Hogan Lovells; Washington, DC 10. Sales Manager, North America; MARITIM Hotels; Princeton, NJ 11. Corporate Sales Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St.

Louis, MO

12. Catering Sales Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St. Louis, MO 13. Director of Event Services; Oregon Convention Center; Portland, OR 14. Senior Sales Manager-Association DC/Virginia; Hilton New York; New York, NY 15. Web Events Manager; Confidential; San Francisco, CA 16. Wedding/Social Sales Mgr.; Encore Creative; Tempe, AZ 17. Strategic Account Director (Event & Meeting Planning); SmithBucklin; Washington, DC 18. Event Planner; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA 19. Special Events Manager; International Center of Photography; New York, NY 20. Event Coordinator; Theatre Communications Group; New York, NY 21. Meeting & Events Sr Specialist; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC 22. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau; Sacramento, CA 23. Director of Learning Experiences; International Association of Exhibitions and Events; Dallas, TX 24. Manager of Conference Services (Manager); University of Texas, Austin, TX

************* 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. Coordinator, Conference Services; The American Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest national civil engineering society in America, is currently seeking an experienced conference coordinator to work in our fast-paced Conference Services Department. The Coordinator, Conferences & Meeting Services position is located at our World Headquarters in Reston, VA.

Responsibilities include: pre-conference logistics, including speaker management, updating and maintaining meeting specifications and communication of conference requirements to all vendors; researching and ordering sponsored items, carrying out conference management timeline duties as assigned; implementing marketing campaigns, overseeing VIP events and Board of Direction meeting logistics, on-site conference logistical support, including vendor oversight such as a/v, catering, housing, tours, special events, and other vendors as appropriate to the conference. The position also provides site search, selection and contracting support for the Society, including proofing RFPs, communication with ASCE staff regarding the status of searches/contracts and maintaining department templates.

Job Requirements

Ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a minimum of 2 years working with an association, 1-2 years meeting planning experience preferred, and the ability to travel frequently. Association and/or volunteer experience a plus. Must have excellent writing, proofreading, and research skills and a thorough command of MS Office.

ASCE offers competitive salaries, a convenient location, and a comprehensive benefits package. Please send resume and cover letter w/salary requirements and history to ASCE, Attn: CDT Coordinator, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191, e-mail: jobbox@asce.org

2. Director of Global Training Practice; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7005567

3. Report Writer; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7083079

4. Meeting Manager; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7080634

5. Private Dining Sales Manager; The Fort; Morrison, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7112123

6. Sales & Marketing Coordinator; The DMC Group; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7109295

7. Project Manager, Sales Meeting Planning; Sepracor; Marlborough, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7108967

8. Marketing Manager, Strategic Meeetings Management; Cvent, Inc.; Mclean, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=6903248

9. Conference & Event Coordinator; Hogan Lovells; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7105721

10. Sales Manager, North America; MARITIM Hotels; Princeton, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7105723

11. Corporate Sales Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St.

Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7105731

12. Catering Sales Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St. Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7105786

13. Director of Event Services; Oregon Convention Center; Portland, OR

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102775

14. Senior Sales Manager-Association DC/Virginia; Hilton New York; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102719

15. Web Events Manager; Confidential; San Francisco, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102745

16. Wedding/Social Sales Mgr.; Encore Creative; Tempe, AZ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102546

17. Strategic Account Director (Event & Meeting Planning); SmithBucklin; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102091

18. Event Planner; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7102331

19. Special Events Manager; International Center of Photography; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7099529

20. Event Coordinator; Theatre Communications Group; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7099756

21. Meeting & Events Sr Specialist; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7099834

22. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau; Sacramento, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7111873

23. Director of Learning Experiences; International Association of Exhibitions and Events; Dallas, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7108552

24. Manager of Conference Services (Manager); University of Texas, Austin, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7108556

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