Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 16 January 2012


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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. Registrar, Convention Services; NPRA; Washington, DC 2. Health Specialist II – Meeting Planner & Committee Coordinator; Social & Scientific Systems; Silver Spring, MD 3. Event Planner; Door and Hardware Institute; Chantilly, VA 4. Conference Assistant; Cato Institute; Washington, DC 5. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Education Trust; Washington, DC 6. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Darien, IL 7. Meetings Manager; American Academy of PM&R; Rosemont, IL 8. Administrative Assistant, Meetings/Education; American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Rosemont, IL 9. Associate Specialist, Meetings & Events; National Association of County and City Health Officials; Washington, DC 10. Meetings and Events Manager; National PTA; Alexandria, VA 11. Sr Event/Tradeshow Program Mgr; RSA; Bedford, MA 12. Event / Meeting Planner; UBM Global Trade; Newark, NJ 13. Group Sales Manager; Telluride Tourism Board; Telluride, CO 14. Special Events Coordinator; Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs, CO

************* 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. Registrar, Convention Services; NPRA; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9432794&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

2. Health Specialist II – Meeting Planner & Committee Coordinator; Social & Scientific Systems; Silver Spring, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9415895&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

3. Event Planner; Door and Hardware Institute; Chantilly, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9414507&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

4. Conference Assistant; Cato Institute; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9416280&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

5. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Education Trust; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9408751&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

6. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Darien, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=8784085&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

7. Meetings Manager; American Academy of PM&R; Rosemont, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9396615&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

8. Administrative Assistant, Meetings/Education; American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Rosemont, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=8928462&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

9. Associate Specialist, Meetings & Events; National Association of County and City Health Officials; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9364700&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

10. Meetings and Events Manager; National PTA; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9381402&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

11. Sr Event/Tradeshow Program Mgr; RSA; Bedford, MA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=9432929&mses sid=rE58N&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&jsessionid=8030ca0c133a25571f11

12. Event / Meeting Planner; UBM Global Trade; Newark, NJ

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=9430935&mses sid=s6VrH&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&jsessionid=803052852651253c183e

13. Group Sales Manager; Telluride Tourism Board; Telluride, CO

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=8069967&mses sid=ZwIaG&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&jsessionid=80306d6d3c4079422645

*** From Ned Lundquist ***

14. Special Events Coordinator; Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs, CO

The Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame is looking for someone who is self-driven, results-oriented and has a positive outlook. This person must be reliable, tolerant, and determined as well as be a team-player.

Qualifications: . Previous Event Coordinator experience a plus . Ability to work weekends and nights . Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) . Strong organizational skills, detail oriented . Excellent communication and presentation skills

Responsibilities: The Special Events Coordinator, under the direction of the Museum Director, will manage all on-site private parties as well as support the events scheduled during both the Hall of Fame Induction and Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The successful candidate will perform these duties in a manner that reflects positively on the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy and the PRCA. . Prepare sponsor packets for golf tournaments, Induction, Cowboy Ball, etc . Function as first line for all phone contacts for special events that require RSVP . Coordinate Silent Auction items, bid sheets, and cashier . Manage on-site private parties: weddings, receptions, business mtgs., corporate dinners, arena activities, etc. . Conduct cold calls for new facility rentals . Conduct site visits for facility rentals . Coordinate contracts for new facility rentals . Prepare work requests for event set-up and tear down . Manage on-site facility rental events by working closely with the renter . Create and organize new fundraising events, including community events . Represent the Hall of Fame at various trade shows including the WNFR, Bridal Fairs, rodeo booth space, etc. . Work Admissions counter for Museum

This is a full-time position that offers a full benefits package including healthcare, vacation and 401(k). Interested candidates should submit a resume or application to the PRCA, Attn. Human Resources, 101 Pro Rodeo Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919; or fax to (719) 264-4958; or email to hr@prorodeo.com. It is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability

http://www.prorodeo.com/LnkPage.aspx?xu=24

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