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9 Smart Moves in California, Florida and More

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Her accolades include 2009 Spirit of NACE Mary Margaret Traxler Award and 2018 CRVA Partners in Tourism Hospitality Professional of the Year award. Moncur’s recognitions include Visit Lake Norman’s Stellar Seller Award in 2013, Hilton Hotels’ Spirit Award in 2009 and MVP status with Homewood Suites in 2006. Brian Hilterbrandt.

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Smart Moves: Access Appoints Three Female Co-CEOs

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In 2009, she opened Workshop, a Colorado DMC. In this role, she developed a passion for event design, art direction and marketing. Later on, she spent eight years working in the sales and creative departments at a Colorado-based DMC. It became part of Access in 2015, and afterwards, grew from Colorado to Tennessee.

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U.S. Travel Names Geoff Freeman President and CEO

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Travel , Freeman headed the work that led to the establishment of the Travel Promotion Act of 2009, which created Brand USA, U.S. He is also currently a board member of the compensation committee for American Gaming Systems. In his previous position as chief operating officer for U.S. Travel’s tourism promotion arm.

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Michelin-starred Dining in…Orlando?

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The last guide covered 2008-2009. Las Vegas, which strives to go bigger than anywhere else—and is in continual competition with Orlando for meetings and events business—used to have its restaurants rated by Michelin. And with so many celebrity-chef outposts, deservedly so. Yet apparently that guide sold so poorly it was discontinued.

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CMP Spotlight: Get to Know Aaron Wolowiec, CMP Fellow

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Becoming a CMP Wolowiec, founder and president of consulting firm Event Garde , earned his CMP in 2009. This also creates a great learning experience that we can potentially build upon the next time to make our events even better.”

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Mastodon is the old Twitter

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Having been on Twitter (yes, I know it’s been renamed “X”, sue me) since 2009, I’d describe Mastodon as the old Twitter. What Twitter was back then When I joined Twitter in June 2009, the platform was just about to take off. By the end of the year, “Twitter” was declared the top word of 2009.

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AIME 2009’s call for hosted buyers

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The post AIME 2009’s call for hosted buyers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. AIME 2009, the Asia Pacific’s leading event for the meetings and incentives industry, has opened applications for Hosted Buyers. AIME 2009 will be held on 17 & 18 February at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.