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Events DC has hired Stacey Knoppel as director of convention management at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Knoppel will oversee the organization of convention services by coordinating with show management, service partners, and internal teams. Knoppel previously served as director of sales, service, and marketing for the Baltimore Convention Center.
Bellagio has appointed Amanda Voss as the resort’s new vice president of sales. In this position, she is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for hotel sales and convention services at Bellagio. Voss brings 18 years of sales and operations experience to this role, and most recently served as vice president of sales for Park MGM.
George P. Johnson has hired Marcos Ribeiro as vice president, global executive creative director, for the IBM account. Based in the company’s New York office, Ribeiro will be responsible for leading global creative efforts for IBM and expanding the local team in the U.S. Previously, Ribeiro — who has more than 20 years of experience creating strategic and innovative campaigns — spent more than a decade working with IBM as a creative lead while at Ogilvy & Mather.
SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals has appointed Ed Sellitto as director of sales operations. In this role, Sellitto will play an important role in developing a high-performance sales culture at the company. Previously, Sellitto worked as director, customer success operations with Newsela.