Cherryl Brazier and Patricia Perez-Sahin
Cherryl Brazier (left) and Patricia Perez-Sahin of Pacific World.

Who’s News in Special Events for April 12, 2018

Special events business news this week includes U.S. reps for big DMC Pacific World.

Big DMC Pacific World, included on the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs,” has announced the appointments of Los Angeles-based  Cherryl Brazier and Miami-based Patricia Perez-Sahin as sales directors for the United States. Pacific World is headquartered in Singapore.

Atlanta caterer Proof of the Pudding has named Jeff Kleoudis general manager and Angelia Maddox catering sales manager for the company’s operations at the Gatlinburg [Tenn.] Convention Center.

The Barbican in London has appointed Jenny Waller senior account manager.

CE Rental, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., has announced the recapitalization of Liberty Party Rental in Nashville, Tenn. “We are enthusiastic about the addition of Liberty Party Rental to the CE Rental family,” said James Auerbach, senior vice president at CE Rental “Geographically, Liberty is the perfect complement to partner with our existing event rental locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.”

Audio Visual Lighting Creative has been formed by Rick Portwood and Michael McConnell; Portwood is president of Detroit’s Display Group and McConnell is owner of Fairway Productions of St. Clair Shores, Mich.  With the joint venture, Fairway Productions will close and all its staff will now be part of the new AVL Creative. The new company will be housed with Display Group in its offices.

The Allstar Group, based in San Diego, has announced the addition of Kristen Elgo, a veteran of event production and design, to its sales team.

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., has named Jennifer Barrett senior sales executive.

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