MOVING UP Building Concepts, the West Coast sales group for Eureka! Tents & Seasonal Structures, has appointed Bruce Stanert as a sales and marketing representative. 4335 Sweetbriar St., Ventura, CA 93003; 805/648-6168. t Amy Ellzey has joined Los Angeles Party Designs as an event manager. 6368 Arizona Circle,
Los Angeles, CA 90045; 310/836-5273; e-mail: [email protected] earthlink.net t Roger Block is the new social events account executive at Party and Event Productions. 20285 N.E. 15th Court, North Miami Beach, FL 33179; 305/651-7041; e-mail: [email protected] t Margaret Gunther has been named director of sales and marketing for the event planning, catering and design firm Bruce Goldberg & Co. 8620 N. Lombard, Portland, OR 97203; 503/240-7178; e-mail: bg[email protected] t Paula Fenner has joined the Hotel Inter-Continental Dallas as director of catering. 15201 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75248; 972/789-3029; e-mail: [email protected]
BRANCHING OUT Arlington, Va.-based Production Group International has opened PGI Los Angeles and assigned Don Moss, Bob McPhee and Tom Picard to the new office. 2017 Pacific Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90291; 310/822-3963. t Creative Management Services has purchased International Meeting Management-St. Louis and merged it into its St. Louis Scene division. Pat Schaumann, CSEP, CMP, is president of the new company, called IMM. 801 N. Second St., Suite 302, St. Louis, MO 63102; 314/421-2005. t Jamie Boton and Stuart Plusker have formed Square One Productions, a full-service event and meeting production company. 5404 N. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, IL 60625; 773/478-6515. t Rose Brand has opened a rental department featuring black velour draperies. 75 Ninth Ave., New York, NY 10011; 800/223-1624, 212/242-7554. t I-M-4 Fun has opened Fun Party Store, a retail party store. 986 E. Broadway, Monticello, NY 12701; 914/791-4878; e-mail: [email protected]
NEWS MAKERS The Los Angeles Business Journal honored Extraordinary Events as the fastest-growing company on its list of the 1998 Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses. Company president Andrea Michaels accepted the award during a ceremony in Beverly Hills in May. 13425 Ventura Blvd., Suite 300, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 818/783-6112.