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Cherish Finden takes the role of executive pastry chef at the Pan Pacific London, opening in 2021.

Who’s News in Special Events for June 4, 2020

Special events business news this week includes a new division from WM Events offering strategies for events in the COVID era.

The Pan Pacific London, a hotel slated to open next year, has announced that celebrity pastry chef Cherish Finden will join the team as executive pastry chef.

Atlanta-based event design firm WM Events has announced the launch of its division Re:EVENT-ion, offering strategies and services for events in a COVID environment. Services include development of online and virtual events, maintaining safety standards, designing layouts for physical distancing, and overseeing social media strategies.

Production company Glassman Media, whose TV shows include "The Wall," "Average Joe" and "Three Wishes," is looking for tabletop designers for a new TV show slated to begin filming this fall in Los Angeles. Travel and accommodations for participants will be provided; the prizes are expected to include a cash grand prize and an integrated tableware launch with a nationwide retailer. For more information, send an email to [email protected].

San Diego-based event design and production company To Be Designed has announced the launch of its sister brand To Be Decorated. The new division will offer curated home decor and accents.

Back in business: Caesars Entertainment Corp. has announced that Harrah's Las Vegas will resume operations on June 5 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time

The International Live Events Association has announced that it has retained MCI USA, based in McLean, Va., as its full-service association management company.

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