Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 13 March 2011


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 13 March 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.

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meeting Management Intern; Life Services Network of Illinois; Chicago, IL 2. Production Coordinator; PCMA; Chicago, IL 3. Special Event Coordinator; Hispanic Heritage Festival of Westchester; Westchester, NY 4. Convention Coordinator – Internship; NAIFA; Falls Church, VA 5. Sales Manager; Visit Baltimore; Baltimore, MD 6. Director of Conferences and Special Events; Industrial Designers Society of America; Dulles, VA 7. Conference/Events Coordinator; American Library Association; Chicago, IL 8. Manager, Logistics; AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION; Chicago, IL 9. Conference Coordinator, Engineering Programs; The American Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA 10. Meetings Assistant; BroadWater; Wheaton, IL 11. SHEA Director, Meetings & Education; The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; Arlington, VA 12. Manager, Scientific Conference Programs; American Heart Association; Dallas, TX 13. Meetings Coordinator; Association Management Group; McLean, VA 14. Private Event Coordinator; Wee Burn Country Club, Inc.; Darien, CT 15. Account Manager; Woodberry Events; San Francisco, CA 16. General Manage; USA Hosts; Washington, DC 17. Events Manager; Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar; Doha, Qatar 18. Temporary Marketing Events Specialist; NetScout Systems, Inc.; Westford, MA 19. Group Sales Manager; Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces; New York, NY 20. Sales Manager; Frankenmuth Convention & Visitors Bureau; Frankenmuth, MI 21. Catering Sales Manager; Eiffel Tower; Las Vegas, NV 22. Special Events Manager; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; Albuquerque, NM 23. Market Event Manager; PricewaterhouseCoopers; McLean, VA 24. Banquet & Conventions Manager; Bavarian Inn Lodge; Frankenmuth, MI 25. Regional Sales Manager-Southeast; Guoman & Thistle Hotels; Miami, FL

************* 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 Management Intern; Life Services Network of Illinois; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7746390

2. Production Coordinator; PCMA; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7746565

*** From Ned Lundquist ***

3. Special Event Coordinator; Hispanic Heritage Festival of Westchester; Westchester, NY

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=329900008

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4. Convention Coordinator – Internship; NAIFA; Falls Church, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7746416

5. Sales Manager; Visit Baltimore; Baltimore, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7735530

6. Director of Conferences and Special Events; Industrial Designers Society of America; Dulles, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7735770

7. Conference/Events Coordinator; American Library Association; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7736130

8. Manager, Logistics; AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7736530

9. Conference Coordinator, Engineering Programs; 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, Engineering Programs position is located at our World Headquarters in Reston, VA. Responsibilities

include: Partnering with Engineering Conference Programs, performing pre-conference logistics, including speaker management, registration reconciliation, 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, 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.

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: PCMA, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191, e-mail: jobbox@asce.org

10. Meetings Assistant; BroadWater; Wheaton, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7732126

11. SHEA Director, Meetings & Education; The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7732318

12. Manager, Scientific Conference Programs; American Heart Association; Dallas, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7732668

13. Meetings Coordinator; Association Management Group; McLean, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7732388

14. Private Event Coordinator; Wee Burn Country Club, Inc.; Darien, CT

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7751666

15. Account Manager; Woodberry Events; San Francisco, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7746672

16. General Manage; USA Hosts; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7746786

17. Events Manager; Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar; Doha, Qatar

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7740230

18. Temporary Marketing Events Specialist; NetScout Systems, Inc.; Westford, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7740046

19. Group Sales Manager; Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7739962

20. Sales Manager; Frankenmuth Convention & Visitors Bureau; Frankenmuth, MI

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7735527

21. Catering Sales Manager; Eiffel Tower; Las Vegas, NV

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7736540

22. Special Events Manager; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; Albuquerque, NM

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7732949

23. Market Event Manager; PricewaterhouseCoopers; McLean, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&str=26&max=25&t730=&t731=&site_id=8168&t737=&jb=7726556

24. Banquet & Conventions Manager; Bavarian Inn Lodge; Frankenmuth, MI

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7740377

25. Regional Sales Manager-Southeast; Guoman & Thistle Hotels; Miami, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=553&jb=7735545

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