Hidalgo joins Urban Land Institute
Kenita D. Hidalgo, CMP, has been appointed director of meetings and events for the Urban Land Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit research organization devoted to sustainable land use and development. Hidalgo will open the group’s Western regional office in Los Angeles. Previously, she served as director of meetings at the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C.
Maria Brondyke has been promoted to director of sales at Visit Milwaukee, the city’s convention and visitors bureau.
Michael Chagnon is the new director of sales and marketing at the 183-room Equinox in Manchester Village, Vt.
Chy Charles has been promoted to sales director for Corvallis (Ore.) Tourism, the convention and visitors bureau.
Breanne Hyland Dunn has been promoted to director of group sales for the Hyland Group’s Washington, D.C., office.
Timothy A. Fields has been hired as director of group sales for the 300-room Columbia (S.C.) Marriott Hotel.
Mark Galbreith has been hired to serve as director of sales at the 305-room Landsdowne Resort in Virginia.
Steve Garner has been named sales director at the Walt Disney Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. His team is responsible for Disney outreach to Midwest corporate markets and overall incentive business.
Jeffrey Klein has been appointed director of food and beverage operations at the 1,504-room Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
Marta Lautin has been named vice president of marketing for Las Vegas-based Fontainebleau Resorts LLC.
Felicia Madison, CMP, has been hired as the new director of sales for the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau.
David Ross has joined AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions as general manager of the Chicago branch.
Naz Sabripour has been hired as senior event manager for the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center.
Trudy Singh has been promoted to regional director of sales for NYC & Company’s Washington, D.C., sales office.
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