Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) Newsletter for 30 September 2012


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) Newsletter for 30 September 2012

 

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. Conferences and Education Assistant; Airports Council International; Washington, DC 2. Director of Event Management; FCC Services; Greenwood Village, CO 3. Events Registration Specialist; Chief Executives Organization (CEO); Bethesda, MD 4. EVENTS and MARKETING MANAGER, Partnership for Global Learning; ASIA SOCIETY; New York, NY 5. General Manager; SMG; Lynnwood, WA 6. Exhibit Program Coordinator; American College of Physicians; Philadelphia, PA 7. Assistant Manager, Expositions; ASAE_ The Center for Association Leadership; Washington, DC 8. CONTINUING EDUCATION COORDINATOR; American Veterinary Medical Association; Schaumburg, IL 9. Group Sales Director; All Inclusive Collection; Illinois/Minnesota 10. Membership Coordinator/Meetings Assistant; Hauck & Associates, Inc.; Washington, DC 11. Promo & Events Spec – Spotlight – Bloomfield, CT – 71112279; Spotlight; Bloomfield, CT 12. Meeting Planner; Ingersoll Rand; Davidson, NC 13. Manager, Conference Services, IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS); IEEE; Piscataway, NJ 14. Event Design Assistant (Part Time); The Party Concierge; Sacramento, CA 15. Special Events Manager; Town of Matthews NC; Matthews, NC 16. Program Manager; BCD M&I; Virtual 17. Event Coordinator; Biodesign Institute at ASU; Tempe, AZ 18. DIRECTOR OF EVENTS; Bipartisan Policy Center; Washington, DC 19. Manager, Special Events; Mill City Nights; Minneapolis, MN 20. Event Planner; MAC Meetings & Events; St. Louis, MO

 

************* 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. Conferences and Education Assistant; Airports Council International; Washington, DC

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11058471&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

2. Director of Event Management; FCC Services; Greenwood Village, CO

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11060041&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

*** From Kelly Kaelin, CMP ***

 

3. 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 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.

 

All inquiries go to Amanda Almassy: aalmassy@ceo.org

 

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4. EVENTS and MARKETING MANAGER, Partnership for Global Learning; ASIA SOCIETY; New York, NY

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11051941&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

5. General Manager; SMG; Lynnwood, WA

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11051370&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

6. Exhibit Program Coordinator; American College of Physicians; Philadelphia, PA

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11051897&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

7. Assistant Manager, Expositions; ASAE_ The Center for Association Leadership; Washington, DC

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11035211&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

8. CONTINUING EDUCATION COORDINATOR; American Veterinary Medical Association; Schaumburg, IL

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11034846&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

9. Group Sales Director; All Inclusive Collection; Illinois/Minnesota

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11036208&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

10. Membership Coordinator/Meetings Assistant; Hauck & Associates, Inc.; Washington, DC

 

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=11035564&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

 

 

 

11. Promo & Events Spec – Spotlight – Bloomfield, CT – 71112279; Spotlight; Bloomfield, CT

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&job=11062645&msessid=tKsDn&CFID=152464484&CFTOKEN=486bb59d1a9d6495-5360020D-CDFF-259B-B3450ED8CACD71CF&jsessionid=203070ba348c2e687c67

 

 

 

12. Meeting Planner; Ingersoll Rand; Davidson, NC

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11060170/Meeting%20Planner/Ingersoll%20Rand/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

13. Manager, Conference Services, IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS); IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11060373/Manager,%20Conference%20Services,%20IEEE%20Signal%20Processing%20Society%20%28SPS%29/IEEE/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

14. Event Design Assistant (Part Time); The Party Concierge; Sacramento, CA

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11052104/Event%20Design%20Assistant/The%20Party%20Concierge/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

15. Special Events Manager; Town of Matthews NC; Matthews, NC

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11051555/Special%20Events%20Manager/Town%20of%20Matthews%20NC/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

16. Program Manager; BCD M&I; Virtual

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11043558/Program%20Manager/BCD%20M&I/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

17. Event Coordinator; Biodesign Institute at ASU; Tempe, AZ

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11043353/Event%20Coordinator/Biodesign%20Institute%20at%20ASU/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

18. DIRECTOR OF EVENTS; Bipartisan Policy Center; Washington, DC

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11043265/DIRECTOR%20OF%20EVENTS/Bipartisan%20Policy%20Center/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

19. Manager, Special Events; Mill City Nights; Minneapolis, MN

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11043315/Manager,%20Special%20Events/Mill%20City%20Nights/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

20. Event Planner; MAC Meetings & Events; St. Louis, MO

 

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/11035945/Event%20Planner/MAC%20Meetings%20&%20Events/?vnet=0&max=25

 

 

 

 

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Today’s theme song: “King of Anything”, Sara Bareilles, “King of Anything – Single”

 

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