Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

October 13 2015

People On The Move


Kevin Enebrad

Access TCA added Kevin Enebrad to its growing team in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kevin comes to Access after 17 successful years of client management and business development in the Bay Area where he has supported established companies as well as new ventures—and to call both types of companies his clients.

Pamela Feick

Hôtel Plaza Athénée New York appointed Pamela Feick director of sales and marketing. Most recently, Feick was the director of sales and marketing for The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection hotel, in New York.

Mary Neister

The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) welcomes hospitality sales and marketing veteran Mary Neister to its team as vice president of Meet Hawaii. In this position, she will have the responsibility of leading HVCB’s sales efforts for meetings, conventions and incentives (MCI), and work in partnership with the Hawaii Convention Center team to grow the meetings market for the Hawaiian Islands.

Ed Curry

Ed Curry was appointed director of sales and marketing at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California. Most recently, Curry was vice president of marketing and direct sales at St. Supery Estate Vineyards & Winery in Napa Valley, California.

Jim Vandevender

Knowland announced that its Chief Development Officer Jim Vandevender has been appointed to serve a two-year term on HSMAI's Sales Advisory Board.

Alex Cabañas

The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has elected Alex Cabañas, CEO of Benchmark Hospitality International, as its global president. Cabañas, who serves as vice president of the IACC-Americas chapter, will serve a two-year term as head of the association.

Candace Duran

The Art Hotel in Denver appointed Candace Duran director of sales and marketing.

Debra Edwards

Marival Group appointed Debra Edwards vice president of group meeting and inventive sales, U.S.

Will Alvey and Chuck Taylor

Hargrove Inc. announced the promotion of two veteran employees to Senior Director positions in the trade shows division. Will Alvey, with Hargrove for 20 years, has been promoted to Senior Director, National Sales & Industry Relations – Trade Shows, and Chuck Taylor, with Hargrove for 14 years, has been promoted to Senior Director, Business Development – Trade Shows.