Eckberg joins Bishop-McCann
David Eckberg, CMP, is the new program manager for Bishop-McCann, a meetings, incentives and events company based in Kansas City. Before joining Bishop-McCann, Eckberg spent six years planning events for A-S-K Conference Management Group.
Ziebarth moves up at Chicago’s rEvolution
Nick Ziebarth has been named director of events at rEvolution, a sports marketing, event management and media agency. Ziebarth was promoted from the position of senior manager of events.
New association management company formed
Symbiotix Management Strategies LLC, an association management firm serving health-care industry associations and medical societies, recently was formed in Lexington, Ky. The company has named Brian Doty, CMP, to be its executive director, responsible for overall company operations. Previously, Doty worked for the parent company of SMS, Symbiotix, serving as executive director of programming.
Michael Gallo, CMP, CASE, is now director of sales at the 1,147-room Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel. Previously, he worked in sales at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.
The Convention Industry Council has appointed Richard W. Hunter Jr. as director of the Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX), a best practices initiative for the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry.
David S. Keamy, CMP, has been named director of sales and marketing for the new 471-room Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. The property will open in December.
Sharon Klaschka is now director of sales and marketing for the recently renovated 546-room Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Maui, Hawaii.
Linda Norman has been appointed general manager for the new 757-room Hilton Baltimore. The convention center hotel is under construction and will open in August 2008.
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