HEPN 22 April 2012

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This week’s edition includes: *** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP) *** Upcoming Conferences 1. Events Registration Specialist; Chief Executives Organization (CEO); Bethesda, MD 2. Coordinator, Conferences & Meeting Services; The American Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA 3. Meeting Planner/Advocacy Coordinator; National Association of Agricultural Educators; Lexington, KY 4. Conference Coordinator; Cato Institute; Washington, DC 5. Sales Executive, Exhibitor Sales; Hargrove, Inc.; Lanham, MD 6. Conference Director; The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP); Washington, DC 7. Meetings Coordinator; Academy of General Dentistry; Illinois 8. CONFERENCE MANAGER; ASPPA; Arlington, VA 9. Meeting Planner; ASTA; Alexandria, VA 10. Meeting and Event Planner; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington, DC 11. Temporary Full Time Meeting & Event Manager, Cisco; Experient; San Jose, CA / Raleigh (RTP), NC 12. Government Project Manager; Experient; Arlington, VA 13. Director of Knowledge and Meetings; International Association of Venue Managers, Inc.; Coppell, TX 14. Customer Relationship Manager; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ 15. Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator; The American Society of Nephrology; Washington, DC 16. Exhibits Coordinator; American Society for Microbiology; Washington, DC 17. Meeting and Event Planner 3; Wells Fargo; Minneapolis, MN 18. Meeting Planner; American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN 19. Manager Strategic Partnerships; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX 20. Meeting Planner; Cadence, Inc; Wheeling, IL 21. Conference Planning Manager; University Place Conference Center and Hotel; Indianapolis, IN 22. Meeting Planner/Advocacy Coordinator; National Association of Agricultural Educators; Lexington, KY 23. Director of Catering; Milwaukee Marriott West; Waukesha, WI 24. Sales & Marketing Manager; Hard Rock International; Chicago, IL 25. Manager, Special Events; Rebuilding Together; Washington, DC 26. Corporate Events Coordinator – 1201052; Dr Pepper Snapply Group; Plano, TX 27. Meeting and Event Coordinator; Courtest Associates; Washington, DC 28. Director, Educational Events; YOUNG PRESIDENTS’ ORGANIZATION; Irving, TX 29. Senior Event Manager; Evolution Hospitality; Long Beach, CA 30. Director of Events; Energy Central; Aurora, CO 31. National Sales Manager; Gateway Canyons Resort; Texas 32. Membership & Events Director; California Apartment Association; Pleasant Hill, CA 33. Director of Events; NMS Group, Inc.; Jericho, NY

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************* Upcoming Conferences *************

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*** From Kelly Kaelin *** 1. Events Registration Specialist; Chief Executives Organization (CEO); Bethesda, MD

Events Registration Specialist

Description: Simultaneously manage and administer the registration processes for up to 10-15 international and domestic, world-class events. Duties include handling the automated registration process, interfacing with the accounting department, and database maintenance. Data management begins with entering event and registration details into the database and continues with the coordination and reconciling of arrival/departure information, rooming needs and special requirements with hotels and other vendors. Additional responsibilities include creating a variety of event reports and documents, responding to specific inquiries of staff and members, preparing correspondence with members, hotels and other vendors, and filing and maintaining extremely organized and accurate event files.

Duties include but are not limited to: . Serve as the “front lines” for any event-related questions coming from our members via telephone and email . Maintain detailed, organized, and current event files including all member correspondence for each registrant for each event Input and update event records . Manage hotel correspondence including member rooming changes and rooming list reviews . Generate and send correspondence including member registration confirmations, credit card payment forms, and member event registrant information forms . Assemble “on site” registration materials ( i.e. nametags and registration packets) . Report to the Director of Events and work directly with the Events Registration Manager

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS . Registrar experience is preferred . Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and database experience . Excellent phone and customer service skills are crucial . Candidate needs to be extremely detail-oriented, dependable, self-motivated, a strong communicator, flexible, a team player, and able to meet quick deadlines

Chief Executives Organization (CEO) is a select community of global leaders from 50 countries whose records of accomplishment and excellence span the highest levels of business, industry, government, and the community.

With membership limited to 2,000 leaders worldwide, CEO provides members life-enriching experiences that instill new wisdom, inspire cross-generational friendships, and broaden cultural understanding.

CEO is a nonprofit, education organization (501c6) headquartered in the Washington, DC area.

Send resumes and inquiries to info@ceo.org.

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2. Coordinator, Conferences & Meeting Services; The American Society of Civil Engineers; Reston, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10018486&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

3. Meeting Planner/Advocacy Coordinator; National Association of Agricultural Educators; Lexington, KY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10034932&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

4. Conference Coordinator; Cato Institute; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10026528&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

5. Sales Executive, Exhibitor Sales; Hargrove, Inc.; Lanham, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10026023&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

6. Conference Director; The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP); Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10018973&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

7. Meetings Coordinator; Academy of General Dentistry; Illinois

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10011490&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

8. CONFERENCE MANAGER; ASPPA; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10011674&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

9. Meeting Planner; ASTA; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=10002470&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

10. Meeting and Event Planner; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9573084&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

11. Temporary Full Time Meeting & Event Manager, Cisco; Experient; San Jose, CA / Raleigh (RTP), NC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9998611&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

12. Government Project Manager; Experient; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9998597&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

13. Director of Knowledge and Meetings; International Association of Venue Managers, Inc.; Coppell, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9992587&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

14. Customer Relationship Manager; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9987678&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

15. Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator; The American Society of Nephrology; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9983078&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

16. Exhibits Coordinator; American Society for Microbiology; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9639840&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

17. Meeting and Event Planner 3; Wells Fargo; Minneapolis, MN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9963692&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

18. Meeting Planner; American College of Sports Medicine; Indianapolis, IN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=9952887&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

19. Manager Strategic Partnerships; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9948668/Manager%20Strategic%20Partne rships/Meeting%20Professionals%20International/?vnet=0&max=25

20. Meeting Planner; Cadence, Inc; Wheeling, IL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9928536/Meeting%20Planner/Cadence,%2 0Inc./?vnet=0&max=25

21. Conference Planning Manager; University Place Conference Center and Hotel; Indianapolis, IN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?site_id=1&job=10035136&msessid=eIsAj&CFI D=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jse ssionid=2030435324c433411158&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020 D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=20303ef6bab57a2e1f3b

22. Meeting Planner/Advocacy Coordinator; National Association of Agricultural Educators; Lexington, KY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=10034932&mse ssid=2VJxA&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450E D8CACD71CF&jsessionid=20305a74e37e40681587&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a 9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=203039b8c9f1307735b7

23. Director of Catering; Milwaukee Marriott West; Waukesha, WI

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=10018817&mse ssid=mRxlh&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450E D8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030dbafc0e93663426f&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a 9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030b489cfe44f6182d3

24. Sales & Marketing Manager; Hard Rock International; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=9229306&mses sid=FbP7w&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED 8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030c31381a059246474&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9 d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030edd1bc712e69174a

25. Manager, Special Events; Rebuilding Together; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&max=25&site_id=1&job=10019058&mse ssid=T8vzL&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450E D8CACD71CF&jsessionid=20305dab758b1654701e&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a 9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=20304cabb75c202d306f

26. Corporate Events Coordinator – 1201052; Dr Pepper Snapply Group; Plano, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=1&job=95516 02&msessid=M66Aw&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B- B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030ade844465e307821&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486b b59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030daf840cd7074 1261

27. Meeting and Event Coordinator; Courtest Associates; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=1&job=95730 65&msessid=L5SCq&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B- B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=203053bcb55d377a6e53&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486b b59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030e12c9551284f 2c75

28. Director, Educational Events; YOUNG PRESIDENTS’ ORGANIZATION; Irving, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max=25&site_id=1&job=96095 01&msessid=Og2fd&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B- B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030a6e8820c1a58542d&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486b b59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=20306a28c63d5b42 4563

29. Senior Event Manager; Evolution Hospitality; Long Beach, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c2/job.cfm?vnet=0&str=51&max=25&site_id=1&job=99538 36&msessid=7Wmhf&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B- B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030f7f3bf0020473e59&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486b b59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=2030482e4165286b 6211

30. Director of Events; Energy Central; Aurora, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9929473/Director%20of%20Events/Energ y%20Central/?vnet=0&str=51&max=25

31. National Sales Manager; Gateway Canyons Resort; Texas

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9936607/National%20Sales%20Manager/G ateway%20Canyons%20Resort/?vnet=0&str=76&max=25

32. Membership & Events Director; California Apartment Association; Pleasant Hill, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9929331/Membership%20&%20Events%20Di rector/California%20Apartment%20Association/?vnet=0&str=76&max=25

33. Director of Events; NMS Group, Inc.; Jericho, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/9921930/Director%20of%20Events/NMS%2 0Group,%20Inc./?vnet=0&str=76&max=25

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