May 11, 2005

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority named Bob Pellegrini the new vice president of sales on Monday. Pellegrini, who had been director of sales and marketing at the Westin Copley Place Boston, will oversee the sales effort for the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center.

Kelvin Moore has been named general manager of the 237,000-square-foot Overland Park (Mo.) Convention Center.

Grand-opening ceremonies were held Friday at the 76,000-square-foot Grand Wayne (Ind.) Convention Center. The center has a 48,000-square-foot convention hall and 16,000 square feet of ballroom space, plus five meeting rooms and a kitchen capable of serving 3,000 guests.