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Going Places for Oct. 26, 2005

JEFF SALMON has joined TBA GLOBAL EVENTS, Los Angeles, as senior vice president of production services. Call 818/226-2800;

MEGAN UPJOHN, formerly of IDEAS EVENT DECOR AND PRODUCTION in San Francisco, has joined the HEARD MUSEUM in Phoenix as event sales manager. Call 602/251-0230;

A-1 TABLECLOTH CO. in Hackensack, N.J., has hired SANDY SMITH as sales manager. Call 800/727-8987;

SHARON MARSH, CMP, has joined San Jose, Calif.-based CISCO SYSTEMS as operations manager in the Americas Meetings & Events Department. Call 800/553-6387; ...

Memphis, Tenn.-based GRAND EVENTS & PARTY RENTALS has hired PFAVYR CHAFIN as event sales associate and JEFF MILLER as purchasing manager, and promoted LIZ HARRISON to event sales manager. Call 901/366-0670;

TEN RESTAURANT GROUP in Newport Beach, Calif., has hired WENDIE HUFFMAN as executive chef and JEFFREY GRASSO as general manager. Call 949/660-1010; ...

MARK BIRTHA has been named vice president of development for the W LAS VEGAS HOTEL, CASINO & RESIDENCES, scheduled to open in 2008. Visit

MULLINS SPECIAL OCCASIONS in Huntsville, Ala., has hired EARL DRAKE as delivery driver trainee. Call 256/534-5701;

Do you have a job change to announce? Send information about new hires or promotions in the event industry to Special Events Magazine assistant editor Kelly Wardle at [email protected].

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