Kevin Bryant
Kevin Bryant has a new role at the Fontainebleau.

Who’s News in Special Events for May 31, 2018

News this week includes a new executive director of sales at the famed Fontainebleau, and it's crunch time to submit speaker proposals for The Special Event 2019.

Kevin Bryant has been named executive director of sales at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

San Antonio-based destination management and event production company Capers announced that it has acquired Clink, a destination management and event production company based in Austin, Texas. The terms of the acquisition are private; however, Clink will retain its brand.

Last call for speaker proposals at The Special Event 2019: Tomorrow, June 1, is the deadline to submit your proposal to speak at TSE 2019, which runs Jan. 8-10 in San Diego. Speakers can participate in nine education tracks: Business and Professional Development, Design, Event Management, Event Technology, C-Level Executives, Catering, Sales and Marketing, Wedding Trends, and Event Safety. Speakers receive a range of benefits, including a complimentary Education Package, complimentary ticket to the Opening Night Party, extensive exposure and other amenities. Find more information here.


Need a good employee? Need a better job? Need to sell some stuff? Find what you need fast in Special Events Classifieds.


Centerplate, based in Stamford, Conn., has announced a 10-year contract extension for client Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Besides serving as the home for the Miami Dolphins football team, the 65,000-seat venue hosts events year-round, including the University of Miami football games, international soccer and other world-class events.

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