Special Events

Special Events Business News for Aug. 4, 2010

BRIAN ACHESON, CSEP, has joined international event producer THE SPECIAL EVENT CO., with offices in London and Research Triangle Park, N.C., as a company director. His firm, VIP EVENTS, will continue to operate under The Special Event Co. umbrella. Call 44 207 740 2514 or 919/248-4709 ...

Atlanta-based WOODRUFF ARTS CENTER has awarded its long-term hospitality contract to LEGENDARY PARTNERS, a team comprising Atlanta's A LEGENDARY EVENT and big contract foodservice company CENTERPLATE, with locations throughout the U.S. Call 203/975-5943 ...

Veteran special event professional LARRY OTT has formed Internet services company SPECIAL EVENT HOSTING, offering consulting on hosting, domain names, email, blogging and other online tools specifically geared to the special event industry. Email [email protected] ...

London-based GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS has launched the new business unit GWR LIVE, based in Los Angeles. The division is dedicated to creating customized live events for brands to engage and entertain consumers. Call 44 207 891 4584 or 718/513-7278 ...

EWELL STERNER has joined the SUNDANCE RESORT in Sundance, Utah, as food and beverage director. Call 801/225-4107 …

NAZ KEYNEJAD, CMP, has joined Newbury Park, Calif.-based agency MOTHERSHIP CREATIVE as director of meetings and events. Call 310/526-7427 …

TABATHA RENEGAR has joined the WINMOCK AT KINDERTON special events center in Clemmons, N.C., as managing director. The center, which is slated to open next summer, is part of STERLING EVENTS GROUP. Call 336/397-2003 …

METROCONNECTIONS of Bloomington, Minn., has promoted AMY N. JESSE to program coordinator of conferences and meetings. Call 952/767-2907 …

RONNIE BURT has joined Washington-based DESTINATION DC as vice president of convention sales and services. Call 202/789-7099 …

LOLITA'S CANTINA AND TEQUILA BAR of Las Vegas has named MELANIE BASH director of special events. Call 702/497-9169 …

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