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Who's News in Special Events for May 6, 2021

Special events business news

People on the Move

CORT, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and transition services, has announced the promotion of Mike Davis to President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mike will be responsible for overseeing all operations and sales for CORT Furniture Rental, CORT Trade Show & Events, CORT Party Rental, 4SITE by CORT and Roomservice by CORT in the UK. 

Upcoming Events

Eventline has announced its upcoming RECONVENE event, a free virtual skillsharing summit about the future of events made for independent event creators of all kinds. 

This two-day, interactive event on May 20 and 21 features some of the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs, artists, and producers in the industry, as well as some of the biggest leaders in health, equity, and wellness. 

Venue News

After opening in October 2019,The Candler Hotel, Curio Collection by Hiltonis attracting even more attention and recognition from the travel industry. Along with top ranking on TripAdvisor, the majestic property, centrally-located at 127 Peachtree Street NE in Downtown Atlanta, is also enjoying numerous accolades for stellar service and distinctive design in one of the most diverse cities in the country. As travel resumes in the months ahead, travelers will have even more opportunities to discover this remarkable hotel of merit. 

The following are some of the many awards and accolades received by The Candler Hotel in 2019 and 2020: 2020 Boutique Design Magazine Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design – Best Hotel Upper Midscale Winner; 2020 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalist – Best Historic Hotel 201-400 Guestrooms; 2020 Best of Year Awards Finalist in the Hotel Transformation Category; 2019 Hilton Legacy Award – Curio Conversion of the Year Winner.

Products on the Market

Sharp NEC Display Solutions, a global leader in the projector and display market, today announced its upgraded P Series large format displays. The professional display lineup provides a wide color gamut panel, full metal chassis and advanced feature-set for effective and memorable UHD digital signage. These displays are ideal for professional applications in finance, healthcare, restaurant, retail and transportation. The upgraded P Series displays deliver vivid, crystal clear imagery and messaging with native UHD resolution (3840 x 2160).

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