Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 8 July 2013


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 8 July 2013

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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location, as well as a brief description/link/contact information. We also like
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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meeting Planner; American Bankruptcy Institute; Alexandria, VA

2. Meeting Planner; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC

3. Strategic Sales Executive Association Market; Experient; Arlington, VA

4. Government Conference Operations Manager; Experient; Falls Church, VA

5. Association Meeting & Events Manager; Experient; Twinsburg,
Ohio/Arlington, Virginia/St Louis, Missouri/ Chicago, IL

6. Director of Conventions and Event Management; CCA Global Partners;
Manchester, NH

7. Assistant Director, Conference and Meetings; American Academy of Physician
Assistants; Alexandria, VA

8. Meetings Coordinator; The Optical Society; Washington, DC

9. Housing Account Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

10. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington, VA

11. Senior Meeting Planner; National Association for the Education of Young
Children; Washington, DC

12. Associate Meeting Planner; American Board of Internal Medicine;
Philadelphia, PA

13. Director of Events; Kansas State University Foundation; Manhattan, KS

14. Senior Group Sales Manager; Le Parker Meridien; New York, NY

15. Conference Coordinator; EUCI; Denver (Tech Center), CO

16. Senior Manager, Meetings; American Academy of Neurology; Minneapolis, MN

17. Director of Communications; Bryan-College Station CVB; College Station, TX

18. Director Special Events Foundation; Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, WA

19. Special Events Planning Specialist; Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, WA

20. Director of Conference Division; Purdue University; West Lafayette, IN

21. Meeting/Event Planner; Texas Association for School Nutrition; Austin, TX

************ 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 Planner; American Bankruptcy Institute; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14029216&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

2. Meeting Planner; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14029252&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

3. Strategic Sales Executive Association Market; Experient; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13481910&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

4. Government Conference Operations Manager; Experient; Falls Church, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14005357&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

5. Association Meeting & Events Manager; Experient; Twinsburg,
Ohio/Arlington, Virginia/St Louis, Missouri/ Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14005029&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

*** From Catherine Lux Fry ***

6. Director of Conventions and Event Management; CCA Global Partners;
Manchester, NH

Here is the link to the posting information – http://www.vettedsolutions.com/searches.html#search58

Here is the information on the search –

CCA Global Partners – Director of Conventions and Event Management

As one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with 16
distinct businesses, CCA Global Partners has more than 2,700 locations
producing aggregated annual sales in the billions of dollars. Founded from five
core values (Entrepreneurialism, Innovation, Passion, Discipline and Integrity)
CCA’s mission is to empower entrepreneurs and independent business owners by
providing resources and innovation that creates sustainability, growth and
effective competition in today’s evolving marketplace.

CCA is currently seeking candidates in its Manchester, NH location for the role
of Director of Conventions and Event Management. Responsibilities include
researching, investigating, negotiating and selecting sites for member
meetings/conventions and incentive travel; developing plans with senior
management and implementing those plans; developing and meeting budgets both
within the department and for other user-departments; negotiating contracts and
developing external supplier relationships that meet the company’s short and
long-term needs, are cost effective, and are uniform and consistent in service;
and managing Meeting Services department.

Qualified candidates will possess the following: a bachelor’s degree and at
least 15 years of progressive meeting, incentive travel, convention and general
management experience; creativity and resourcefulness; analytical skills for
budget preparation and management; considerable amount of initiative and
problem solving required on multiple levels; and excellent organizational and
planning skills.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the
executive search firm.  Search being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888
16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC  20006. Jim Zaniello may be
reached at (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.

Thanks,

Catherine

Catherine Lux Fry, CAE

Director of Recruiting

888 16th Street NW, Suite 800

Washington, D.C. 20006

+1.202.696.6701 Cell

catherine@vettedsolutions.com

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7. Assistant Director, Conference and Meetings; American Academy of Physician
Assistants; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13989284&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

8. Meetings Coordinator; The Optical Society; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13989261&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

9. Housing Account Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13989147&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

10. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13981297&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

11. Senior Meeting Planner; National Association for the Education of Young
Children; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13981335&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

12. Associate Meeting Planner; American Board of Internal Medicine;
Philadelphia, PA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=13980837&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

13. Director of Events; Kansas State University Foundation; Manhattan, KS

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&job=13988942&msessid=jrKe8&CFID=55088369&CFTOKEN=a30d7501e65ab3be-C071A11E-D7EE-0311-B07576CB9A7F16EB&jsessionid=2a30aa5f86d93817535e

14. Senior Group Sales Manager; Le Parker Meridien; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/13765090/Senior%20Group%20Sales%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

15. Conference Coordinator; EUCI; Denver (Tech Center), CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14048683/Conference%20Coordinator/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

16. Senior Manager, Meetings; American Academy of Neurology; Minneapolis, MN

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14048765/Senior%20Manager,%20Meetings/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

17. Director of Communications; Bryan-College Station CVB; College Station, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14047173/Director%20of%20Communications/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

18. Director Special Events Foundation; Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14009264/Director%20Special%20Events%20Foundation/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

19. Special Events Planning Specialist; Swedish Medical Center; Seattle, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14009251/Special%20Events%20Planning%20Specialist/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

20. Director of Conference Division; Purdue University; West Lafayette, IN

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/14001310/Director%20of%20Conference%20Division/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

21. Meeting/Event Planner; Texas Association for School Nutrition; Austin, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/13981358/Meeting/Event%20Planner/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25

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