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Special Events Business News for Aug. 15, 2012

Special Events Business News for Aug. 15, 2012

C&M RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY, a London-based travel and hospitality recruitment agency, has launched a dedicated events division headed by SARAH ANSON. The new division will focus on a range of roles within the industry, including a full range of levels from events assistant through events director; all specialties within the events sector including corporate, personnel, sports and entertainment; and recruitment for U.K.-based and international roles. Call 020 7397 1279 …

Memphis, Tenn.-based DESTINATION KING has announced a merger with QUIDDITY ENTERTAINMENT of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the subsequent formation of LEO, an events management group based in Memphis with offices in Chattanooga and Myrtle Beach, S.C. LEO Events and Meeting Management will be led by LEO principal KEVIN BREWER; LEO Destinations by LEO principal CINDY BREWER; and LEO Live Experiences by LEO principal KENT UNDERWOOD. Call 901/766-1836 …

DEREK FRIDAY has joined DMC GEP WASHINGTON in Washington as an account executive. Call 202/777-8408 …

HANS ROUILLARD has been named the new executive chef at LANSDOWNE RESORT in Leesburg, Va. Call 703/729-8400 …

WEN LU has been named senior event manager at the ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER in New Orleans. Call 504/582-3027 …

TONY GIBSON has been named employee events manager with the CHICKASAW NATION DIVISION OF COMMERCE, based in Ada, Okla., overseeing a team that provides event services for more than 12,000 employees. Call 580/421-9500 …

LAURENE MILLER has been named sales manager for the New Orleans office of HOSTS GLOBAL ALLIANCE. Call 504/524 8687 …

MEA CULPA: The name of the new sales representative for Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based OVER THE TOP RENTAL LINENS should have been listed as MERLINE DUCLOS; she can be reached at 954/424-0076 …

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