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David E. Merrell
David Merrell wins the Klaus Inkamp award in recognition of his service to the event industry.

Who’s News in Special Events for July 27, 2017

Special events news this week includes longtime industry leader David Merrell winning the Klaus Inkamp award and the sale of Classic Party Rentals outlets in Florida to Event Source.

The International Live Events Association on Tuesday awarded the 2017 Klaus Inkamp Lifetime Achievement Award to David E. Merrell, CEO and creative director of Los Angeles-based AOO Events. Presented on an annual basis, the award recognizes an ILEA member for his or her extensive contribution to the association and to the industry.

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