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Wendy Powell is named president at Savory.

Who’s News in Special Events for March 14, 2019

Special events business news this week includes a new president at big corporate caterer Savory.

New York-based corporate catering company Savory has announced the appointment of Wendy Powell as president. Prior to Savory, Powell held positions as vice president and regional business development manager for companies including Patina Restaurant Group, Restaurant Associates and Guckenheimer.

Jennifer Iovino will assume the new role of general manager for Boston-based Corinthian Events, which offers event planning, meetings management, and destination management marketing since 2000.

Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Tasty Catering has announced the appointment of Kornel Grygo to chief executive officer.

Tamara Paris has been named catering and events manager for the Crowne Plaza North Augusta, located in North Augusta, S.C.

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has named Frank Cavella as appointed as director of sales and marketing. 

Duluth, Ga.-based Games People Play has named Kelli Weigle as director of business development.

Sparks, Nev.-based linen company Creative Coverings has named Tricia Beron as business development manager for the Southwest market, serving Arizona, New Mexico and Las Vegas.

Lydia Bates has been appointed as the director of sales and marketing at the Hotel San Luis Obispo, slated to open in San Luis Obispo, Calif., this summer.

Visit Bellevue Washington, the official destination marketing organization for Bellevue, Wash., has announced the appointment of Justin Lynch as its director of marketing and communications and Alexis Scheinman as its communications manager.

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