Movers & Shakers - Suppliers

October 2018

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, announced the hiring of Stacey Knoppel as director of convention management at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In this role, Knoppel will oversee the organization of conventions services through the coordination with show management, service partners and internal teams.

September 2018

Kylie Kendall has been appointed to convention services manager for Visit Wichita. In this role, she will assist the sales team in ensuring events are a success. Kendall will be the main point of contact for corporate event planners and association officials.

August 2018

Visit Anaheim announced the creation of a new convention sales manager position that focuses on mid-sized conventions. This addition allows the entire Visit Anaheim team to devote additional time to assist customers and fully understand their business needs.

August 2018

InterContinental San Diego announced the completion of its executive committee appointments prior to the hotel’s official opening on August 28, 2018. David Hall will be leading the team of seasoned hoteliers for the hotel as general manager.

June 2018

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) welcomed Nancy Walker as the new vice president of sales and marketing.

June 2018

Hilton New Orleans Riverside announced the appointments of Sarah Wexler as the new director of events and catering for the 1,622-room property. Wexler joins the hotel’s new Executive Chef Mark Quitney in leading food and beverage services and building on the success of the hotel’s meetings and events program.

May 2018

Enclave, a special events facility, announced the addition of special events industry veteran, David Watts, to its team as venue director.

April 2018

Hotel del Coronado announced the appointment of Dane Gorup to director of events and catering.

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