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Professional Convention Management Association

July 15 2012

Tom Muldoon and Kevin O'Keefe

Alicia Leonard

July 16, 2012

Hospitality Performance Network Global (HPNG), the world’s most global site selection and meeting procurement company, today the hiring of Tom Muldoon as vice president of business development.   

“Tom is a renowned Philadelphia civic and business leader,” said Bill Kilburg, Chairman and CEO of HPN Global. “He’s been in the hospitality industry for the past four decades and held numerous general manager positions in New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco.  He will represent HPN Global at industry tradeshows including ASAE and PCMA.  Tom will be an asset to our growing team.”  

As president of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), Tom was instrumental in generating support for the Pennsylvania Convention Center and more recently the $800 million dollar expansion of the building.  He launched the highly successful Philadelphia Sports Congress, the Philadelphia Multicultural Affairs Congress and the Greater Philadelphia Health Care Congress.   

After his 25 year tenure at PCVB, Tom began Muldoon & Associates, a hospitality and sports management consulting firm.  Under the Muldoon & Associates umbrella, Tom was hired to handle business development for the Union League of Philadelphia which was just named the #1 City Club in the country.  He was also involved in college basketball promotions in both NYC and Philadelphia.  

Tom resides in Philadelphia and has six grown children. 

 About Hospitality Performance Network Global 
Scottsdale-based HPN rebranded under the name HPN Global in March 2010 to better align with its mission of becoming the world’s most global site selection service provider.  With meeting procurement professionals in 36 countries all over the world, HPN Global is committed to being an industry leader – not one founded on being the largest company, but one focused on being the best. HPN Global boasts the most experienced team in the industry and provides clients with a unique service level that is driven by that experience along with its proprietary procurement system.  To learn more, visit www.hpnglobal.com or follow us on http://www.twitter.com/hpnglobaland www.facebook.com/hpnglobal.

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O’Keefe Leaves UBM Canon Communications for GLM’s Senior Management Team

Trade show veteran Kevin O’Keefe has taken a new post at GLM as senior vice president, leaving his position at UBM Canon Communications at which he oversaw several 2011 TSNN Top 250 shows, such as Medical Design & Manufacturing West, East and Midwest, as well as other shows in the UBM Canon portfolio. 

O’Keefe has worked in the trade show industry for 20 years and will assume many of the duties of GLM’s departing Senior Vice President Phil Robinson, who has decided to leave the company as of Aug. 1 after 22 years, but will remain as an advisor through year-end, according to company officials.

Wimberly, R. (July 9, 2012) O’Keefe Leaves UBM Canon Communications for GLM’s Senior Management Team Try This. Retrieved July 17, 2012 from http://www.tsnn.com/news-blogs/okeefe-leaves-ubm-canon-communications-glms-senior-management-team 

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