STEPHAN SCHAFER has joined the management board of Wiesbaden, Germany-based QUASAR COMMUNICATIONS. Call +49 163 888 7451; www.quasar-communications.de. • The PAN PACIFIC SAN FRANCISCO has appointed STEPHANIE LEUNG catering sales manager. Call 800/533-6465; www.panpacific.com. • San Francisco-based INNOVATIVE ENTERTAINMENT has promoted DAMON GUIDRY to director of sales and marketing. Call 415/552-4276; www.inn-entertainment.com. • BRENDA (SHANNON) SCHWERIN, CSEP, has joined Chamblee, Ga.-based METALLIC DESIGN STUDIO as vice president of marketing; she will work out of the company's Los Angeles office. Call 310/641-5159; www.metallicdesignstudio.com. • Southfield, Mich.-based STAR TRAX CORPORATE: MEETINGS, EVENTS AND INCENTIVES has promoted JENNIFER SHANE to account manager. Call 248/263-6300. • Baltimore-based P.W. FEATS has hired DANIELLE NEKIMKEN as a production designer, CARRON GRIFFIN as marketing coordinator for the company's Feats Express division and CHRISTY MAJKA as coordinator for the company's in-house sign production facility. Call 410/727-5575; www.pwfeats.com. • EUGENE MACALINAO has joined PARK CENTRAL NEW YORK as food and beverage manager. Call 212/247-8000; www.parkcentralny.com.
Troy, Mich.-based EISBRENNER PUBLIC RELATIONS has created a subsidiary organization, EISBRENNER EVENTS GROUP, to provide clients with strategic planning, venue selection, vendor negotiation and other event services. CHRISTINE OLSZEWSKI will serve as manager of the new group, located in the company's headquarters at 2950 W. Square Lake Road, Suite 100, Troy, MI 48098; 248/641-1446; www.eisbrenner.com.
The headquarters of Sunrise, Fla.-based GALAXY PRODUCTIONS has moved to a new facility located at 1177 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Sunrise, FL 33323. The new phone numbers are 954/851-9599, 866/577-8782; www.eventsbygalaxy.com. Along with the move, the company has named JAMIE ORISTANO director of corporate development, JASON DAVIS logistics manager and VICTOR ORTEGA creative director. BEN BROOM has been promoted to director of operations.
In May, the American Society of Business Publication Editors gave seven awards to SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE — three in editorial categories, and four in design categories. Senior editor Natasha Garber picked up awards for her “Confetti” and “Galas” departments, and art director Shari J. Robinson was honored for her design work and use of typography.