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Melissa Johnson is now vice president of Cameron Mitchell Premier Events.

Who’s News in Special Events for Jan. 23, 2020

Special events business news this week includes a promotion for Melissa Johnson of Cameron Mitchell.

Melissa Johnson has been promoted to vice president of Cameron Mitchell Premier Events and community relations for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, both headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

See Melissa Johnson’s 2020 catering forecast here.

San Diego-based ACCESS, included on the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs,” has announced the promotion of Tatiana Lotufo to vice president of sales. She will lead regional sales teams in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, northern California, Phoenix/Scottsdale and San Diego.

CSI DMC, included on the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs,” welcomes Karin Gillard as senior account executive in its Las Vegas office. Before joining CSI DMC, she was director of catering sales at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas.

See the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs” list here.

Julie Coker, CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been hired to lead the San Diego Tourism Authority. She replaces replacing longtime CEO Joe Terzi, who announced his retirement last year.

Total Event Resources has a new address: 700 N. Sacramento Blvd., Suite 320, Chicago, IL 60612.

Alexandria, Va.-based NTP Events has been contracted with Navy League of the United States to facilitate exhibit and sponsor sales, oversee exhibitor services, and manage exhibitor marketing for its annual meeting, Sea Air Space, through 2022.

Secaucus, N.J.-based Rose Brand has expanded its curtain manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of Decorative Novelty, formerly located in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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