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Jose Ramirez is promoted at AFR.

Who’s News in Special Events for May 10, 2018

Special events business news this week includes a promotion for Jose Ramirez at AFR.

Jose Ramirez has been promoted to director of marketing at AFR Furniture Rental, headquartered in Pennsauken, N.J.

Jayne Marks has been named head of healthcare communications for Manchester, England-based WRG, part of the Creative Engagement Group.

The Events Industry Council has announced the 2018 class of Hall of Leaders inductees and Pacesetter award winners. The Hall of Leaders Class of 2018 inductees are Corbin W. Ball, CMP, Corbin Ball and Co.; Henry S. Givray, Smith Bucklin; Edward Liu, CEMS Singapore; and Deborah Sexton, DLS and Associates. The 2018 Pacesetter Award recipients are Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility: Jeff Chase, Freeman; Innovation: Zena Phillips, CMP, CPCE, Hilton Worldwide; and Young Professional: Jessie States, Meeting Professionals International.

Dawn Young has been promoted to vice president of hotel sales at Choose Chicago.

Dennis Park has been named director of sales and marketing at the Holston House hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

Various assets of Los Angeles-based Classic Party Rentals will be available during an online auction on May 10, 11 and 12 starting 10 a.m. Pacific Time each day. For details, click here.

Orlando, Fla.-based the Launch Group has announced the opening of its Chicago office.

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