James Munz of the Ziegfeld Ballroom
James Munz of the soon-to-open Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York

Who’s News in Special Events for May 25, 2017

Special events business news this week includes the addition of a director of sales for the soon-to-open Ziegfeld Ballroom

James Munz has taken on the role of vice president of sales for the Ziegfeld Ballroom, slated to open in Manhattan this fall.

Lux Events has been appointed by the Hunter Foundation to deliver former U.S. President Barack Obama's first-ever visit to Scotland. The charity fundraiser will take place Friday at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Marie Lanaud has been appointed director of catering at the Fairmont San Jose in San Jose, Calif.

British hospitality group Searcys has launched Exclusive Events by Searcys, designed to provide event planners with a one-stop venue sourcing and booking service across the Searcys portfolio of 30 venues.

Chef Ivan Ruiz has been named food and beverage director and executive chef at Westgate Park City Resort and Spa in Park City, Utah.

Jamie Lea Shiver has been named event operations manager at Destination South Meetings and Events, based in Atlanta.

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Paul Davies has been named head of events and media at London-based Acrotrend, which offers a cloud-based platform to manage audience and exhibitor data, analytics and insights.

Movico, a Dutch-owned mobile event marketing business, has opened offices in the United Kingdom. Tim Newton will oversee the new operation as business development manager.

Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa in Grand Cayman has announced the addition of Virgil M. Napier to its team in the role of director of sales and marketing.

Evie Hunnicutt has been hired as senior linen specialist at Creative Coverings, Sparks, Nev.

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