Meghan Hird
Meghan Hird, CSEP, takes on a new role at Dan Bolton Events.

Who’s News in Special Events for Oct. 25, 2018

Special events business news this week includes a new role for 'Special Events Young Event Pro' Meghan Hird.

Meghan Hird, CSEP, part of the most recent Special Events “25 Young Event Pros to Watch,” will join Dan Bolton Events in Dubai as events director.

Oscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars, and Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy president John Bailey announced Monday.  The Oscars will air live on Feb. 24.

London-based WRG, part of the Creative Engagement Group, has appointed two account directors: Simon Bull and Leanne Attridge.

Photo by Lobeline Communications

Bubbleworks creates a special effect for an appearance by Kacey Musgraves on the TV show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.' Bubbles floated down Hollywood Boulevard.

Barbican Business Events in London has announced that Jo Welfare has joined the team as sales administration manager.

Archive Rentals, headquartered in San Clemente, Calif., has opened an operation in Austin, Texas.

Dana Solomon has been named as director of sales and marketing at the Rose Hotel Chicago O'Hare.

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