Grant Bailey was named acting executive
director of the Rosemont (Ill.) Convention Bureau last week.
Bailey formerly served as assistant executive director of sales
and marketing for the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in
Rosemont. Peter Lombardi retired as executive director on Feb. 3
after nearly 21 years with the bureau.
Sandra Chipchase has been appointed
chief executive officer of the Melbourne Convention + Visitors
Bureau. She will join the bureau in mid-April. Currently, Chipchase
is executive director, commercial partnerships and visitor
services, for the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, which is
responsible for restoring, preserving, managing and promoting some
of the most Sydney's important waterfront properties.