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Special Events Business News for Aug. 29, 2012

Special Events Business News for Aug. 29, 2012

DOROTHY BEDOR (pictured) has joined THE SPECIAL EVENT COMPANY of Research Triangle Park, N.C., as vice president of business development. Call 919/248-4709 …

ALISON DRAPER has been named to the newly created position of general manager of CrowdSource, the new independent business division of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS dedicated to the operational, marketing and promotional needs of event organizers and live-event producers in categories ranging from education and information to entertainment and sports. CrowdSource will create partnerships with event producers and others to provide an array of business and operational services, as well as branding and marketing that leverage the inventory and audience relationships of the portfolio of products produced by the Dallas Morning News. Call 214/977-8222 …

DANIELLE MASSEY was named catering sales manager at the WASHINGTON DUKE INN & GOLF CLUB in Durham, N.C. Call 919/490-0999 …

The CORPORATE EVENT MARKETING ASSOCIATION, which serves senior-level event marketing professionals, has announced new positions and members for its board of directors for 2012-2014. They are JULIE KETELSEN LYNCH, director of events and programs, HP, CEMA president; LIZ LATHAN, director, event marketing and marketing operations, Dell, CEMA vice president; HEATHER SHATZ, director of sales tech accounts, Hilton Worldwide, CEMA treasurer; and KATI QUIGLEY, senior director, worldwide partner community events, Microsoft Corp., and JEANNE ROBB, senior manager, global events, Cisco, members at large. Call 916/740-3623 …

HEATHER ROUFFE, director of sales with ATLAS PARTY RENTAL of Boynton Beach, Fla., has also taken on the role of a minority equity partner in the company. Call 561/547-6565 …

SEAN PELKEY has joined Denver-based DECOR 'N MORE as in-house floral designer. Call 303/936-9224 …

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