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SIMON POWLES has been named president of Lincolnwood, Ill.-based FOOD FOR THOUGHT. Call 847/982-2608; • PRA LOS ANGELES has named SUNNY HINCKLEY national sales manager; BECKY FARMER senior account manager; and MICHELLE BLAKE account manager. Call 310/300-0100; • KATHI BEALE has joined Sunrise, Fla.-based MEDIA STAGE as director of sales and marketing. Call 800/418-8388; • New York-based KNITTING FACTORY ENTERTAINMENT has named EILEEN WOLTER director of business development. Call 212/219-3006; • FRANK KLEIN has been named director of food & beverage at the STANFORD PARK HOTEL in Menlo Park, Calif. Call 800/368-2468; • Madison, Wis.-based IT'S YOUR PARTY has named ANNIE MARTIN meetings and conventions manager and ANGIE CONNORS director of staffing and SARA MROZ staffing coordinator. Call 608/845-3450; • VINCENT SCIABARASSI has been named director of sales and marketing for the PARK CENTRAL NEW YORK hotel. Call 212/247-8000; • KATE LARRY has joined ABSOLUTELY ATLANTA as convention sales manager. Call 770/955-6656; • Atlanta-based CAREER SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT has named DJ MACKOVETS senior director of event services and property consulting. Call 770/955-1300;


NATALIE KENNEDY, formerly of Austin, Texas-based PLANIT EVENT GROUP, has launched KENNEDY CREATIVE, an event design and management firm. The company is located at 1515 S. Capitol of Texas Highway, Suite 220B, Austin, TX 78746; 512/899-8991;


Our September issue will present the third edition of our “Top 50 Event Planning Companies” list. The feature profiles companies with overall responsibility for creating and producing a special event, ranked by annual revenue. Should your company be included? Contact Special Events Magazine editor Lisa Hurley at [email protected].

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