Atlanta-based event planning and design firm WM Events has announced the addition of Jillian Multari as business development specialist. In her new role, Multari will be responsible for growing the WM Events client portfolio, as well as expanding the sales department as the firm enters a new phase in its growth.
Endeavor, the Beverly Hills-based owner of talent agency WME, announced it has acquired On Location Experiences, a hospitality and live events company. The deal will give Endeavor a majority stake in On Location Experiences, which works with the NFL and other major sports organizations such as the PGA of America and the NCAA.
Michelle Marvin has been named director of sales and catering at the Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare.
Jennifer Mendoza has been named director of sales for the Element by Westin hotel, slated in open soon in Ontario, Calif.
Alex Kouzmanoff has been named president and CEO of Torrance, Calif.-based Aztec Tents.
New York-based Production Resource Group has hired Fred Strickland as vice president of scenic technologies in the company’s corporate events unit. In this newly created role, Strickland will serve as commercial market lead for scenic, working closely with PRG shops in Las Vegas and New Windsor, N.Y., to optimize production and market offerings, provide direction to sales, and support the teams in project pricing and configurations.
Taylor Passman has been promoted to assistant production manager for the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. In his new position, Passman will assist in the supervision of all day-to-day activities of the production department.
Kempinski Hotels, headquartered in Geneva, has appointed Julia Massey as vice president global sustainability, with responsibility for overseeing sustainable standards and initiatives across the company’s guest journey and operations.
The Expo Group, based in Dallas, has announced its acquisition of Orlando, Fla.-based Allied Convention Service, commonly known as Brede/Allied. Brede Exposition Services will continue as before in its other five locations under the Brede brand name, management reports.
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