Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 December 2010


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 December 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. Meetings Manager; American Bankers Association; Washington, DC 2. Housing Account; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA 3. Tradeshow and Sponsorship Specialist; Human Resources Professionals Association; Toronto, Ontario, Canada 4. Unit Meetings Registrar; American Physical Society; College Park, MD 5. Meetings Manager; International Reading Association; Newark, DE 6. Director of Reunions; University of Southern California; Los Angeles, CA 7. Meeting Manager; Maritz; Saint Louis, MO 8. Meetings Assistant; Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation; Wayne, PA 9. Manager – Meetings & Events; lia Sophia; Wood Dale, IL 10. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington, VA 11. Meeting Manager; Maxvantage; Philadelphia, PA 12. Director of Conference Services; Washington Duke Hotel & conference Center; Durham, NC 13. Manager, Event Sales and Special Events; Museum of the City of New York; New York, NY 14. Director of Events; The Association of Former Students Texas A&M University; College Station, TX 15. Manager, Corporate Travel and Meetings; Crowley Maritime; Jacksonville, FL 16. Program Manager, Exhibits; American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; Alexandria, VA 17. Hotel Sales Manager; The Crowne Plaza Somerset-Bridgewater; Somerset, NJ 18. Sales Manager – Exhibits; National Association of Broadcasters; Washington, DC

************* 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 Manager; American Bankers Association; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7441240

2. Housing Account; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

J. Spargo & Associates, Inc. is an event management company located in Fairfax, VA. We have an opening for an Account Manager to handle housing management, venue search, and contract negotiations for multiple clients. This position will work closely with other Account Managers, Junior Account Managers, and Coordinators. This position will also report to and support the Sr. Vice President of Housing Services and the Director of Housing Services.

Requirements:

• High school diploma; bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

• 5+ yrs trade show/hotel sales/convention experience

• Must be able to multi-task

• Must be a team player, organized, and have attention to detail

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and internet applications

• Travel required: 25 %

Fax resume with salary history to 703-818-9177 Attn: HR or email jsajobs@jspargo.com. You may visit our web site at www.jspargo.com.

3. Tradeshow and Sponsorship Specialist; Human Resources Professionals

Association; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7444034

4. Unit Meetings Registrar; American Physical Society; College Park, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7441315

5. Meetings Manager; International Reading Association; Newark, DE

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7434732

6. Director of Reunions; University of Southern California; Los Angeles,

CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7444898

7. Meeting Manager; Maritz; Saint Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7444854

8. Meetings Assistant; Lumbermens Merchandising Corporation; Wayne, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7445556

9. Manager – Meetings & Events; lia Sophia; Wood Dale, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7444247

10. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington,

VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7444135

11. Meeting Manager; Maxvantage; Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7441279

12. Director of Conference Services; Washington Duke Hotel & conference

Center; Durham, NC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=26&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7441136

13. Manager, Event Sales and Special Events; Museum of the City of New

York; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7441530

14. Director of Events; The Association of Former Students Texas A&M

University; College Station, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7437927

15. Manager, Corporate Travel and Meetings; Crowley Maritime;

Jacksonville, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=51&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7437575

16. Program Manager, Exhibits; American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head

and Neck Surgery; Alexandria, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7437688

17. Hotel Sales Manager; The Crowne Plaza Somerset-Bridgewater;

Somerset, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t732=&vnet=0&t730=&t731=&t737=&t735=&str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&jb=7434741

18. Sales Manager – Exhibits; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7431491

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