Appointments

ISES UK appoints Lucie Hone as new Operations Manager

The International Special Events Society (ISES) UK Chapter has announced the appointment of Lucie Hone as Operations Manager, taking over the position vacated by Toni Griggs last month.

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New business development manager at the Ricoh Arena

Jenni Ford, business development manager Ricoh Arena
The new business development manager at the Ricoh Arena will be strictly about business rather than Strictly Come Dancing.
Jenni Ford, who attends the Telford Academy of Performing Arts, is already making appointments to visit companies of all sizes and in all sectors to discuss the Ricoh Arena’s flexible meeting rooms and conference suites.


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Regent Hotels & Resorts appoints Dexter Chia as Global Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Dexter Chia
Regent Hotels & Resorts has appointed Dexter Chia as Global Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Chia will focus on sales and marketing strategies for Regent’s current and upcoming pipeline of new hotels, as well as branding and communications.

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Sadler’s Wells bolsters corporate events team with new Events Executive

Kelly McGibney and Pascha Rix
Sadler’s Wells theatre today announces the appointment of an Events Executive and an Events Assistant to strengthen the corporate events team. The two recruits will help run the business of corporate venue hire at the venue following a period of significant growth and increase in event enquiries.

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Conference Care recruits HBAA Graduate Student

Jade Smith
Conference Care has made Jade Smith, the agency’s first HBAA National Graduate Placement Scheme student, a full time Events Consultant.
The venue finding and event management agency was one of the first to offer students the opportunity to gain knowledge of the events industry from an agent’s perspective. Smith finished her placement in July 2013 and returned to her studies to complete her BA Honours Degree in Events Management at Coventry University, while working for Conference Care part time.


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New Managing Director appointed for Oakwood® branded property portfolio in Asia

Dean Schreiber
Oakwood Worldwide®, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions, has appointed Dean Schreiber as managing director for the company’s portfolio of 28 Oakwoodâ branded serviced apartment properties in Asia Pacific. In this capacity, Schreiber will establish and execute the strategic direction for the business unit and oversee the growth of the brand throughout the region.  

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Business development leader Geena Mattox joins AlliedPRA San Diego as National Sales Manager

Geena Mattox, AlliedPRA San Diego, National Sales Manager
AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announced that Geena Mattox joins AlliedPRA San Diego as a National Sales Manager, as shared by Denise Dornfeld, President of AlliedPRA North America. In her new position, Mattox is responsible for business development while promoting the unique DMC services offered in the San Diego destination, in addition to helping position the company for strategic growth opportunities in the region.

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