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Who’s News in Special Events for June 16, 2017

Special events business news this week includes a new manager of F&B at the Duke Energy Convention Center

Charles Saunders has been named general manager of foodservices and hospitality at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.

Dallas-based event production and design company Freeman has announced its 90th anniversary this week.

Big DMC group Hosts Global, headquartered in Las Vegas, has announced a partnership with Moloney and Kelly, with offices in Dublin, Edinburgh and London.

Event Pros Take Action—the event industry’ volunteer effort to aid people displaced after natural disasters—is now taking registrations for its 2017 visit to New Orleans, slated for July 15-19. For more information, click here.

Randi Talmage has been named sales manager at the JW Marriott Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Sean Wilson has been named business development manager for Shelter Structures America, based in Los Angeles.

Snowmass [Colo.] Tourism announces the appointment of Alan Palmer to the position of group sales director.

Technology company Cvent, based in Tysons Corner, Va., has announced that strong company growth means the firm will hire 200 new employees by year-end. Cvent technology supports cloud-based events, meetings and travel technology

Andrew Lowe has been appointed to the role of AV manager at Church House Westminster in London.

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