Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

May 12 2014

People on the Move


Tracy Judge

Tracy Judge, CMP will assume the role of Director of Business Development, Meetings & Incentives at Cadence. Tracy joins Cadence after eight years with Maritz Travel Company, leaving behind her role as Manager of Proposal Development and Sourcing, as well a history of positions including Meeting Manager and Senior Travel Director.

Tarek Madanat

Tarek Madanat has been appointed as the area director of sales and marketing at the InterContinental Group’s cluster office in Jordan.

David Causton

David Causton, general manager of Chicago’s McCormick Place, bas been upped by venue management company SMG to regional vice president of the company’s Convention Center Division.  Causton, who has been with the center since 2004, will maintain his role as general manager of the facility.

Charles Harris

The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) has named Charles Harris, former vice president of marketing for Luxe Hotels and L.E. Hotels, as senior vice president of marketing.

CIC Honorees

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) revealed the names of the 2014 inductees into the CIC Hall of Leaders. The honorees are John Christison, Principal and Managing Member, BCI+Network, Gary Sain (deceased), Former President/CEO, Visit Orlando, and Patti Shock, Academic Consultant, The International School of Hospitality and Retired Professor, UNLV.