Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

June 12 2015

People On The Move This Month


Attendee Interactive Adds New Team Members

Attendee Interactive has added Molly Krebs as Project Coordinator, Jim Nugent as Project Manager, and Kendra Smith as Director of Training and Education to their team.

Chris White

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has named Chris White as Area Director of Sales and Marketing for Southern California where he will oversee The St. Regis Monarch Beach, The U.S. Grant Hotel, W San Diego, The Westin Gaslamp Quarter, The Westin Mission Hills, The Westin South Coast Plaza and Sheraton San Diego. Most recently, Chris was Director of Marketing at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Hawaii.

CIC 2015 Honorees Announced

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) announced the names of the 2015 CIC Hall of Leaders inductees and the 4th class of Pacesetter Award recipients.

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Mary Bradford, Amy Chilausky, Cathleen Noonan, Addie Bowers, Justin Graff

Tradeshow Logic has expanded its team. New hires are Mary Bradford and Amy Chilausky, both named senior manager of national events; Cathleen Noonan, exhibit and sponsorship manager; and Addie Bowers and Justin Graff, both meeting planners.

Nick Bosworth

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts named Nick Bosworth vice president of brand and marketing and Petra Götting vice president of sales and marketing in Europe.

Mitchell Gross

The Expo Group announced Mitchell Gross as the new leader of its growing custom exhibits department. Mitch will lead the team entrusted to exceed the expectations of corporate clients across the country and around the world.

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Dan Hilbert

GES has hired Dan Hilbert as Senior Vice President of their U.S. Events team. Hilbert has over 25 years of experience in the event, agency and entertainment business. Previously, Hilbert was Senior Vice President of Client Engagement & Strategy at TBA Global.

Camille Stern

Camille Stern, former Group Vice President of Naylor Event Solutions and PCMA member, has been named Senior Vice President of Strategic Account Management at SPARGO, Inc. Stern will begin her role June 30, 2015 and will be responsible for the leadership, strategic vision, and general management of new and existing client projects.

Tom Alderink

Belmond appointed Tom Alderink as its first Director of LGBT sales.

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Noel Buckley

Ottawa Tourism president and CEO Noel Buckley is leaving his position in mid-July after seven-and-a-half years, the organization announced. Noel announced he is returning to southern Ontario to become President and General Manager of the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls.

GES Announces Promotions

Global Experience Specialists (GES) have announced the promotions of Vin Saia and Terry Campanaro to further grow its Corporate Accounts business. Vin Saia was promoted to Executive Vice President of Corporate Accounts. Terry Campanaro has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Client Relations - Corporate Accounts.

Vinicius Lummertz

Brazil’s Tourism Board (Embratur) named Vinicius Lummertz its President this past week. Vinicius is a former official at the country’s Ministry of Tourism and one-time Secretary of Tourism for the city of Florianopolis.

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