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Mike Koshimizu joins Town and Country.

Who’s News in Special Events for July 20, 2017

Special events news this week includes a new event director at Town and Country and a re-brand for DMC AXS.

Mike Koshimizu has joined Town and Country Event Rentals of Van Nuys, Calif., as an event director.

Denver-based DMC AXS, included on the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs,” has rebranded to Imprint Group.

PRO EM Party & Event Rentals, included on the latest Special Events “30 Top Rental Companies,” has acquired Universal Resource Supply and SoCal Tents & Events, a Los Angeles-based event rental company. The purchase of URS marks the second acquisition in the last 45 days by PRO EM, which also acquired Illinois-based Partytime-HDO Productions in May.

John Washko has been named vice president of exhibitions and conventions sales at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn.

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Big British caterer Searcys has won a five-year contract to provide hospitality services at One Moorgate Place in London.

VisitLEX, the CVB for Lexington, Ky., has named Douglas Barger as destination sales manager.

Savor, headquartered in West Conshohocken, Pa., has announced that it will be the exclusive food and beverage provider for the new Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center, scheduled to open next month in Federal Way, Wash.

Sofitel New York has hired Amber Kasses as its new director of sales and marketing.

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