Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 26 February 2011


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 26 February 2011

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meetings Manager; American Society of Hematology; Washington, DC 2. Account Manager; showNets, LLC; San Francisco, CA 3. Banquet Manager; Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa; Honolulu, HI 4. Meeting Planner; Society of Actuaries; Illinois 5. Membership Events Manager; Chief Executives Organization; Bethesda, MD 6. Meeting Services Coordinator; American College of Emergency Physicians; Irving, TX 7. Meeting Manager; Fernley & Fernley, Inc.; Philadelphia, PA 8. Event Logistics & Core Sponsor Services Manager; AWEA; Washington, DC 9. Event Services Manager; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC 10. Education Specialist; Professional Convention Management Association; Chicago, IL 11. Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager; American Association of Immunologists; Bethesda, MD 12. Director of Sales and Marketing; Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa; Orlando, FL 13. Convention Services Specialist; National Automobile Dealers Association; McLean, VA 14. Vice President of Sales; National Trade Productions, Inc.; Alexandria, VA 15. Manager – Events & Meetings; KPMG LLP; Los Angeles, CA 16. Consumer Event Specialist; SolarWorld; Camarillo, CA 17. Convention & Tourism Representative I (Sales Manager); City of Virginia Beach Convention Center; Virginia Beach, VA 18. Sales Coordinator; Swank Audio Visual; Newport Beach, CA 19. Senior Associate Events & Meetings Planner; KPMG LLP; North Carolina 20. Event Manager; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX 21. Community Development and Events Specialist; Microsoft; Atlanta, GA 22. Meeting Planner; DOC Events; Somerset, NJ 23. Meeting Coordinator/Planner; US Oncology; The Woodlands, TX 24. Coordinator, Conventions & Events; American Hotel & Lodging Association; Washington, DC 25. Event and Development Assistant; Big Brothers Big Sisters; Boise, ID 26. Director of Catering and Conference Services; L'Auberge Del Mar; Del Mar, CA 27. Independent Meeting Planner; UrbanRide Inc.; Dallas, TX 28. Independent Meeting Planner; UrbanRide Inc.; Miami, FL 29. Vice President, Events; GasPedal; Austin, TX/Chicago, IL 30. Corporate Meeting Planner; Aramco Services Company; Houston, TX 31. Account Executive; GEP Washington; Washington, DC 32. Manager of International Public Relations; California Travel & Tourism Commission; Sacramento, CA

************* 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 Society of Hematology; Washington, DC

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), a D.C.-based association of physicians and scientists committed to promoting blood disease research and education, seeks a highly experienced, results-driven Meetings Manager to manage all aspects of the logistics of the Society's annual meeting in collaboration with the Director of Meetings. The Meetings Manger oversees the operation of the organization’s conference center and multiple team rooms and supervises the Meetings Coordinator and Meetings Associate, ensuring effective and efficient planning and execution of in-house meetings and other small meetings.

Job Requirements

This position requires a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience planning meetings. The ideal candidate will have stellar organizational skills, including keen attention to detail and accuracy; ability to interact and communicate effectively with staff, members, non-members, meeting attendees, and vendors; and the ability to efficiently manage time, meet schedules/deadlines, and handle multiple assignments simultaneously. This role also requires exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; computer proficiency and the ability to learn new software; the ability to work under pressure and manage confidential information; a commitment to professionalism at all times; flexibility with schedule; and willingness to work extended hours during the heavy conference seasons.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to jobs@hematology.org with the subject line “ASH JOBS: MEETINGS MANAGER.”

2. Account Manager; showNets, LLC; San Francisco, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7691209

3. Banquet Manager; Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa; Honolulu, HI

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7694177

4. Meeting Planner; Society of Actuaries; Illinois

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7691064

5. Membership Events Manager; Chief Executives Organization; Bethesda, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7691148

6. Meeting Services Coordinator; American College of Emergency Physicians; Irving, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7690147

7. Meeting Manager; Fernley & Fernley, Inc.; Philadelphia, PA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7027431

8. Event Logistics & Core Sponsor Services Manager; AWEA; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7682617

9. Event Services Manager; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7679591

10. Education Specialist; Professional Convention Management Association; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7676801

11. Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager; American Association of Immunologists; Bethesda, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7670435

12. Director of Sales and Marketing; Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa; Orlando, FL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7666518

13. Convention Services Specialist; National Automobile Dealers Association; McLean, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7662341

14. Vice President of Sales; National Trade Productions, Inc.; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7600261

15. Manager – Events & Meetings; KPMG LLP; Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7694730

16. Consumer Event Specialist; SolarWorld; Camarillo, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7592566

17. Convention & Tourism Representative I (Sales Manager); City of Virginia Beach Convention Center; Virginia Beach, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7693921

18. Sales Coordinator; Swank Audio Visual; Newport Beach, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7691024

19. Senior Associate Events & Meetings Planner; KPMG LLP; North Carolina

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7691235

20. Event Manager; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7682620

21. Community Development and Events Specialist; Microsoft; Atlanta, GA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=7685733

22. Meeting Planner; DOC Events; Somerset, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7682585

23. Meeting Coordinator/Planner; US Oncology; The Woodlands, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7682724

24. Coordinator, Conventions & Events; American Hotel & Lodging Association; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7682831

25. Event and Development Assistant; Big Brothers Big Sisters; Boise, ID

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7682463

26. Director of Catering and Conference Services; L'Auberge Del Mar; Del Mar, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7679589

27. Independent Meeting Planner; UrbanRide Inc.; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7679402

28. Independent Meeting Planner; UrbanRide Inc.; Miami, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7679409

29. Vice President, Events; GasPedal; Austin, TX/Chicago, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7670746

30. Corporate Meeting Planner; Aramco Services Company; Houston, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t735=&t737=&jb=7670870

31. Account Executive; GEP Washington; Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&site_id=553&jb=7681938

32. Manager of International Public Relations; California Travel & Tourism Commission; Sacramento, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&site_id=553&jb=7673557

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