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Brett McDaniel joins WM Events as operations manager.

Who’s News in Special Events for Aug. 29, 2019

Special events business news this week includes a new operations manager at WM Events.

Atlanta-based event planning and design firm WM Events has announced the addition of Brett McDaniel as operations manager. In his new role, McDaniel will be responsible for leading all logistical aspects of the production and floral teams, including event logistics, transportation and labor. His duties will also include management of the warehouse, inventory, company fleet and ongoing training of drivers.

Woodland Park, N.J.-based Certified Catering Consultants has announced the addition of four professionals in the catering and hospitality industry to its roster: Francisco (Frank) Christian Jr., Greg Karl, John Lombardo and Bob Pacanovsky. They will support the company’s advisory, consulting, training and coaching services.

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel, located in Washington, has appointed Adela Toto as director of sales and marketing.

Highmark TechSystems, based in Fort Wayne, Ind., has announced that Jeff Fortmann has joined the company as vice president, business development and marketing, overseeing will oversee marketing strategy and execution to develop opportunities in the experiential events space.

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