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Special Events Newsmakers for July 15, 2009

Special Events Newsmakers for July 15, 2009

Event agency InVNT, with offices in New York and Washington, announced yesterday that it has signed deals with PepsiCo, Subway and the Outdoor Advertising Agency of America. Call 212/334-3415 …

High-end New York event designer Robert Isabell died July 10 at age 57 ….

ANDREW FLACK has been promoted to vice president of global brand marketing for the HILTON HOTELS brand. In this newly created position, he will have oversight for Hilton brand marketing strategies and functions worldwide. Call 602/870-2721 …

ANNETTE SURIANI, CMP, has joined McLean, Va.-based MEETINGS MANAGEMENT GROUP as director of meetings. Call 703/610-0204 …

Restaurannt THE FOUNDRY ON MELROSE, in Los Angeles, now offers catering. Call 818/687-6615 …

KATHLEEN KIRKPATRICK, currently manager of corporate and private events at event venue MONTALVO ARTS CENTER in Saratoga, Calif., has been promoted to the additional post of manager of buildings and grounds. Call 408/961-5856 …

PHILIPPE HADDAD has joined THE REEFS in Southampton, Bermuda, as director of food and beverage and executive chef. Call 800/742-2008 …

CHRISTY WOODSON has launched Dallas-based event planning company SWANK SOIREE. Call 469/569-9987 …

Costa Mesa, Calif.-based ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS EVENTS AND PRODUCTIONS announced yesterday that it has acquired the majority of acrylic tables and lighted cubes from Garden Grove, Calif.-based THAT’S COOL EVENTS. That's Cool principals Ken and Linda Jenkins will continue to operate as ELEVEN NORTH EVENT PRODUCTIONS. Call 714/556-7073 …

ELLIOTT FERGUSON has been selected as the new president and CEO of DESTINATION DC, the official convention and tourism corporation for Washington. Call 202/789-7099 …

GLEN C. RAMSBORG, PH.D., CMP, has been appointed professor in the Les Roches School of Hospitality Management at KENDALL COLLEGE. Call 866/667-3344 …

MICHAEL VOLTAGGIO has been named chef de cuisine at The Dining Room restaurant at the THE LANGHAM, HUNTINGTON HOTEL & SPA in Pasadena. Call 626/568 3900 …

April Knight has formed New York-based ANK CORPORATE & ENTERTAINMENT EVENT SERVICES, offering "red carpet events on a budget." Call 301/395-7000 …

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