Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 May 2011


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 23 May 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. Marketing Manager; Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities; Gillette, WY 2. Manager, Scientific Conference Programs; American Heart Association; Dallas, TX 3. Event Planner / Producer; Derse; Milwaukee, WI 4. Specialist, Medical Meetings Logistics; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Bethesda, MD 5. Events & Meetings Planner (Associate); KPMG; New York, NY 6. National Convention Sales Manager – Washington DC Metro Region; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority; Washington, DC 7. Meetings Coordinator; American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Rolling Meadows, IL 8. Conference Coordinator; Cato Institute; Washington, DC 9. Project Manager (Temp); Corcoran Expositions, Inc.; Chicago, IL 10. Meetings/Program Coordinator; Mechanical Contractors Association of America; Rockville, MD 11. Senior Event Producer; Fandango Productions LLC; Baltimore, MD 12. Director of Catering; McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants; Denver, CO 13. Destination Sales Executive; Bryan-College Station Convention & Visitors Bureau; College Station, TX 14. Meeting & Event Services Planner – Senior Associate; Ernst & Young; Houston, TX 15. Project Manager I – Optical Event Planning; Kaiser; Pasadena, CA 16. Event Marketing Specialist; UBS; Beijing, China 17. Convention Center & Tourism Director; City of Tampa; Tampa, FL 18. EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WQXR LIVE EVENTS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMMING; WNYC Public Radio; New York, NY 19. Event Coordinator; Long Beach Marriott; Long Beach, CA 20. National Sales Manager; Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau; Detroit, MI 21. Director of Media Relations; Visit Loudoun; Leesburg, VA 22. Group Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Lexington; Lexington, KY 23. Tradeshow Planner; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

************* 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.

*********

1. Marketing Manager; Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities; Gillette, WY

Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities in Gillette, Wyoming is seeking an individual to implement and maintain a comprehensive marketing plan.

This management position is responsible for attracting local, regional, and national events; attending national trade shows; working with regional and national organizations to assist with local event preparation; and public relations within the community. The position is full-time with County benefits. Eight to twelve weeks per year of travel is required. For a complete job description, go to www.cam-plex.com/employment.htm. Five years experience in marketing within the event facility industry and a Bachelor's degree in marketing or a related field is required. Salary range is $53,266-$74,573.

Send resume by June 13, 2011 to Dan Barks, General Manager, Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities, 1635 Reata Drive, Gillette, Wyoming, 82718 or submit resume electronically at resume@cam-plex.com. EOE

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

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8042888

3. Event Planner / Producer; Derse; Milwaukee, WI

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8034116

4. Specialist, Medical Meetings Logistics; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Bethesda, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8032704

5. Events & Meetings Planner (Associate); KPMG; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8029172

6. National Convention Sales Manager – Washington DC Metro Region; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8029389

7. Meetings Coordinator; American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Rolling Meadows, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8017294

8. Conference Coordinator; Cato Institute; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8015687

9. Project Manager (Temp); Corcoran Expositions, Inc.; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=8007371

10. Meetings/Program Coordinator; Mechanical Contractors Association of America; Rockville, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7988236

11. Senior Event Producer; Fandango Productions LLC; Baltimore, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&site_id=518&jb=7987512

12. Director of Catering; McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants; Denver, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8043448

13. Destination Sales Executive; Bryan-College Station Convention & Visitors Bureau; College Station, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8042865

14. Meeting & Event Services Planner – Senior Associate; Ernst & Young; Houston, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8037249

15. Project Manager I – Optical Event Planning; Kaiser; Pasadena, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8042550

16. Event Marketing Specialist; UBS; Beijing, China

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8041344

17. Convention Center & Tourism Director; City of Tampa; Tampa, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&site_id=8168&t730=&t731=&t737=&jb=8028284

18. EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, WQXR LIVE EVENTS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMMING; WNYC Public Radio; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8029183

19. Event Coordinator; Long Beach Marriott; Long Beach, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8023082

20. National Sales Manager; Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau; Detroit, MI

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8021263

21. Director of Media Relations; Visit Loudoun; Leesburg, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8021629

22. Group Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Lexington; Lexington, KY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8021262

23. Tradeshow Planner; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&str=26&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=7872762

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