WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2016 –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) celebrated its annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC recognized five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories and celebrated its 40th anniversary.more»
WASHINGTON, DC –The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) will be celebrating its 40th Annual Gala: Honoring Hispanic Businesses in Construction on June 3rd at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC. This year the GWHCC will be recognizing five individuals in the construction sector who have excelled in various categories. The Gala Chairs are Edwin Villegas, President & CEO of Winmar Construction Inc. and Carlos Perdomo, CEO of Keystone Plus Construction Corporation. The event’s keynote speaker is David Velazquez, President & CEO of Pepco Holdings.
“This year the Chamber is celebrating its 40th anniversary! This is a significant milestone for us, the GWHCC and its members have come a long way since 1976,” said Angela Franco, President and CEO. “The GWHCC works every day to help businesses move forward and to build sectors that play an essential role within the community.”more»
As a Convention Services Manager, you will fill a pivotal role in the events department. You will work closely with the Sales, Catering and Banquet teams to plan, detail, coordinate, and implement special events and other meetings, conferences, and special projects. Responsible for overseeing the terms of sales letter contract and guiding meeting planners through the planning process. You will communicate the needs and expectations of the client with all departments in the hotel to ensure successful execution of the event and guarantee client satisfaction.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 2 to 3 years experience directly related to hotel conference services.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent reading, writing & oral proficiency in the English language.
Good organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to multitask
High level of creativity
Ability to work long and irregular hours, weekends, and evenings.
Able to negotiate, organize, delegate & work under pressure
Basic knowledge of audio-visual equipment and Internet technology – helpful.