This Just In
  • The 413-room Fairmont in Washington’s tony Georgetown district wrapped up a $27 million renovation just in time for Inauguration Day.
  • The project’s highlight is a new 2,900 sf ballroom that will accommodate about 300 guests. The Fairmont also has 30,000 sf of meeting space.
  • CompuSystems has signed a two-year deal with Emergency Nurses Association
    for registration and lead retrieval services
  • Under the deal, the services will be provided duing Emergency Nursing 2017 and 2018.
  • California Assembly Bill 1887 that bans state-sanctioned travel to states with anti-LGBT laws took effect Jan. 1
  • The law, Assembly Bill 1887, was signed last September and applies to North Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kansas
  • UFI says it will continue as co-host of the China Expo Forum for International Cooperation (CEFCO) for “the coming years.”
  • UFI has co-hosted CEFCO since its launch 13 years ago. IAEE and SISO also co-host the conference, which this year drew 800 attendees.
  • Visit Sacramento President and CEO Steve Hammond is retiring this Summer. Hammond, who joined the bureau in 1999, steps down June 30.
  • A nationwide search will be conducted to replace Hammond. The plan is to have a replacement named sometime this Spring.

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December 2016

 

Director

 

Director will lead all aspects of trade show business for Crain Global Polymer Group. Portfolio includes shows in Europe, China, Mexico and U.S. for UTECH Europe, UTECH North America, UTECH Las Americas, UTECH China, PU China, PRSE and PDM. You’ll work closely with the group publisher to nurture and grow our existing trade show business.

  • Strategy
  • P&L
  • Sales
  • Vendor management
  • Logistics/partner relationships
  • Evaluate new opportunities domestically and internationally for the plastics, urethanes and rubber markets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10+ years’ trade show experience
  • Exceptional written/verbal skills
  • Ability to cultivate relationships within polymer community
  • 30% international travel

See full description: Crain.com http://bit.ly/TradeShowDir

EOE


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