Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 2 January 2011


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Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 2 January 2011

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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.

The objective of this network is to build relationships and help each other with career issues and other professional and personal challenges.

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Senior Program Manager, Conferences; The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA); Arlington, VA 2. Meetings Manager; National Association of Corporate Directors; Washington, DC 3. Director of National Accounts, DC and MD; Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau; Philadelphia, PA 4. Intern – Conference Services; PBS; Arlington, VA (work with Sonja, editor of HEPN) 5. President; Lexington Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lexington, KY 6. Event Services Manager; onPeak; Chicago, IL 7. Events Manager; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute; Washington, DC 8. Senior Strategy Event Marketing Manager; Microsoft Corporation; Redmond, WA 9. Meetings Assistant; American Association of Colleges; Alexandria, VA 10. Regional Sales Manager, Mid-Atlantic/North East; Visit Baltimore; Baltimore, MD 11. Sr. Sales Manager; Orange County Convention Center; Orlando, FL 12. Meetings & Events Assistant; National Association of County and City Health Officials; Washington, DC 13. Project Coordinator; PCI Conference & Events Inc.; Barrie, Ontario, Canada 14. Meeting & Events Manager; Experient; San Jose, CA 15. Meeting and Event Planner; Brown Brothers Harriman; Boston, MA 16. Sales Manager | Association Markets; Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau; Tacoma, WA 17. Sales Manager | Government, Education + Religious Markets; Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau; Tacoma, WA 18. Executive Producer of Association Events; Fandango Productions, LLC; Halethorp, MD 19. Events and Conferences Coordinator; CASE Europe; London, United Kingdom 20. Assistant Director, Operations and Event Services, Conference and Event Services; The University of Vermont; Burlington, VT 21. Director of Media and Public Relations; The Westin La Cantera Resort; San Antonio, TX 22. Events Manager; General Services Administration; Burr Ridge, IL

************* 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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*** From Ned Lundquist ***

1. Senior Program Manager, Conferences; The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA); Arlington, VA

https://careers.nreca.org/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?akRegionCode=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY_PAGE&akRegionApplicationId=800&OASF=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&OAHP=IRC_EXT_SITE_VISITOR_APPL&transactionid=540683415

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2. Meetings Manager; National Association of Corporate Directors; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7496146

3. Director of National Accounts, DC and MD; Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau; Philadelphia, PA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7499979

4. Intern – Conference Services; PBS; Arlington, VA (work with Sonja, editor of HEPN)

POSITION TITLE: Intern – Conference Services (SPRING)

DEPARTMENT: Station Services

STATUS: Part-time/Temporary

SALARY: Credit

ESSENTIAL DUTIES :

• Manage social media marketing and web site revisions of conferences;

• Provide analysis of registration trends;

• Coordinate service to stations and sponsors for conferences;

• Supervise organization of conference materials and presentations;

• Track collection of conference presentations;

• Assist with projects associated with the 2011 PBS Annual Meeting.

JOB REQUIREMENTS :

• Proficient with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel;

• Familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint; Proficient in online database and

form use;

• Familiarity with social media useful.

EDUCATION/MAJOR :

• Must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study and must

be currently enrolled in school (undergraduate or graduate);

• Hospitality/Tourism, Business and Liberal Arts majors preferred.

SKILLS THE INTERN MIGHT GAIN :

• Increased knowledge of conference management by assisting with

projects related to registration, sponsors and exhibitors, marketing and social media, logistics, and special events.

http://www.pbs.org/about/careers/job-openings/

5. President; Lexington Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lexington, KY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7500438

6. Event Services Manager; onPeak; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7500172

7. Events Manager; Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7495996

8. Senior Strategy Event Marketing Manager; Microsoft Corporation; Redmond, WA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7489772

9. Meetings Assistant; American Association of Colleges; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7490043

10. Regional Sales Manager, Mid-Atlantic/North East; Visit Baltimore; Baltimore, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7489821

11. Sr. Sales Manager; Orange County Convention Center; Orlando, FL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7486977

12. Meetings & Events Assistant; National Association of County and City Health Officials; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7480728

13. Project Coordinator; PCI Conference & Events Inc.; Barrie, Ontario, Canada

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&max=25&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7500542

14. Meeting & Events Manager; Experient; San Jose, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7500336

15. Meeting and Event Planner; Brown Brothers Harriman; Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7495989

16. Sales Manager | Association Markets; Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau; Tacoma, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=51&t735=&max=25&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7494624

17. Sales Manager | Government, Education + Religious Markets; Tacoma Regional Convention + Visitor Bureau; Tacoma, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=51&t735=&max=25&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7494625

18. Executive Producer of Association Events; Fandango Productions, LLC; Halethorp, MD

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=76&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7486722

19. Events and Conferences Coordinator; CASE Europe; London, United Kingdom

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7352739

20. Assistant Director, Operations and Event Services, Conference and Event Services; The University of Vermont; Burlington, VT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7480392

21. Director of Media and Public Relations; The Westin La Cantera Resort; San Antonio, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7477020

22. Events Manager; General Services Administration; Burr Ridge, IL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7476879

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