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Sharee Hines joins the Surfcomber in Miami.

Who’s News in Special Events for Sept. 28, 2017

Event industry business news this week includes a new director of sales and marketing for the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel in Miami.

Kimpton’s Surfcomber Hotel in Miami has announced the appointment of Sharee Hines as the director of sales and marketing.

Big DMC network Hosts Global, included on the latest Special Events “25 Top DMCs,” has announced that UNIQ Concepts, a boutique DMC that specializes in creating events and incentive programs in Australia and New Zealand, has joined the Hosts consortium.

Keith Barber has been named head of venues for Imago Venues, based in Leicestershire, England.

Veteran catering expert Laurence Accord-Whiting has been named director of catering and special events at the Mondrian Los Angeles hotel.

Conference and arts venue the Barbican, located in London, has named Jamie Ades as head of associations.

Quest Events has announced two new additions to its growing sales team. Donna Murray is the new sales manager for the Las Vegas branch, and Amanda Wells is the new sales manager for the Houston branch. Also, the company has opened its 24th location, in Charlotte, N.C. The address: 3845 Shopton Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217. The office can be reached via email or phone at 704/228-0390.

Chameleon Chair will have a new address as of Friday, Sept. 30: 12823 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90061. The phone number remains the same: 310/787-9200.

The St. Regis Doha, Qatar, has announced the appointment of Rebecca Platt as director of marketing.

Destination Kohler, located in Kohler, Wisc., has appointed Matthew Bauer to executive chef and Nicolas Blouin to executive pastry chef.

The AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront, slated to open next month, has appointed Jenay Peters as director of sales.

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