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Special Events Business News for Oct. 17, 2012

Special Events Business News for Oct. 17, 2012

Who's News in Special Events This Week

KAREN A. HARVEY has joined the PEABODY ORLANDO in Orlando, Fla., as national sales manager. Call 407/352-4000 …

CLASSIC PARTY RENTALS, headquartered in Los Angeles, has named JAMES AUERBACH as the new general manager for its Raleigh, N.C. operation. Call 919/876-4095 …

The ST. REGIS ATLANTA has named MARIAM KARIM director of catering and conference services and ROBERT BRANDENBERG food and beverage director. Call 404/563-7900 …

Big San Diego-based DMC ACCESS DESTINATION SERVICES announced today it is continuing its expansion in conjunction with industry veterans JEFF DAVIS and ROBERT HAYDEN, owners of OUTSTANDING PRODUCTIONS, based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Outstanding Productions will be aligned under the ACCESS Destination Services brand along with the existing nine ACCESS offices. Davis and Hayden will continue as partners under the newly branded ACCESS Texas. Call 877/7-ACCESS …

London-based experiential marketing and brand experience agency IGNITE is launching in the U.S. with an office in Miami, its first overseas office. The Miami office will be led by FRED PORRO in his new role as group managing director; he will continue to oversee the strategic direction of the U.K. office. Porro will also work closely with Ignite co-founder KEVIN WALL, who is also the chairman and founder of Ignite’s strategic partner CONTROL ROOM, based in Los Angeles. Call 305/308-3798 …

WINDOWS CATERING CO., based in Alexandria, Va., has launched its redesigned website. “We are absolutely thrilled to reveal the new catering.com website in the 25th year ofour family-owned business,” said Windows’ CEO ANDREW GERSTEL. “The site is modern, innovative and customer service-oriented with easy navigation. The extensive catering and event planning information and graphical content will be an incredible resource for our clients." Call 703/752-9452 …

CARRIE JACKSON has been promoted to national director of sales for Philadelphia-based GLOBAL SPECTRUM-managed convention and conference centers; she will be the conduit for sales referrals and event bookings at these facilities. Call 860/657-0630 …

The HILTON SANDESTIN BEACH GOLF RESORT & SPA in Destin, Fla., has announced the addition of sushi chef SAM SUMIO MIYASHITA to its culinary team. Call 850/267-9500 …

MINDY LYONS has been named brand sales account executive at New York-based LIVESTREAM. Call 646/237-5810 …

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