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Special Events Newsmakers for April 22, 2009

Special Events Newsmakers for April 22, 2009

ARIZONA TENTS & EVENTS, a tent and party rental company based in Arizona, and the GORILLA COMPANIES, which provide personnel, portable power, fuel and commercial services, announced Monday that they have merged to create Phoenix-based PRO EM. “The merger solidifies our leadership position in the market for events of all sizes; PRO EM now has an unparalleled breadth of services and an amazing team of experienced event professionals,” president and CEO Bradley Kramer said in a statement. With operations in Phoenix, Tucson, Ariz., and Denver, PRO EM offers services including event management and consulting, logistics, traffic control, security and other event personnel, as well as rental items, including tent structures, tables, linens, china, fencing, generators, heating and cooling, ecology services and custom design and graphics capabilities, the company says. Call 480/507-0999 ...

JAN PFEIFFER has been named executive chef at the WYNDHAM RIO MAR in Puerto Rico. Call 877/636-0636 ...

Birmingham, Mich.-based EVENTNEXT has promoted DANIELLE FERRARA to associate program manager. Call 248/594-2233 ...

CINDY THORP has joined concert and event venue SHOWCASE LIVE in Foxboro, Mass., as director of events. Call 781/461-1600, ext. 327 ...

ANGELA GIOVINE has opened LIME EVENTS in the Philadelpiha area. Call 215/253-3550 ...

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