July 01, 2002
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline
In Brief
  • THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the International Congress and Convention Association has appointed Martin Sirk as the association’s new CEO. Sirk takes over from Tom Hulton, who served as chief executive for the past seven years.
  • CALIFORNIA’S SUPREME COURT ruled that municipalities can prohibit gun and ammunition sales on publicly owned property. The court, responding to a grievance suit brought by Great Western Shows Inc., voted in favor of the County of Los Angeles, which passed an ordinance in 1999 prohibiting gun sales.
  • BUILDING EMPLOYEES, union workers and contractors working in any of Las Vegas’ convention venues are now required to wear photo identification, which must be approved by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, at all times.
  • ADAM’S MARK HOTELS & RESORTS, in partnership with the International Association of Hispanic Meeting Professionals, has pledged $50,000 to support Hispanic college students interested in pursuing careers in the meetings and hospitality industries.
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