Who is the news of July 21, 2022
The matrix club, the highly anticipated multicultural venue for conventions, banquets and the performing arts is set to open in late summer 2022 in Naperville, Illinois. In the Matrix Club’s extraordinary 75,000 square foot space, guests will find everything from banquet facilities, a performing arts center and world-class restaurant to an art gallery, yoga studios and a state-of-the-art music laboratory. “The Matrix Club will challenge the way people think about designing, planning and executing events. When someone entrusts us with their special day, whether it’s a wedding, anniversary, corporate meeting, proms or concert, our goal is to transcend their expectations,” says conceptualizer Madan Kulkarni. Features include The Matrix Room, an eclectic and immersive dining experience with a live music stage, and the Dhrishti Center, a 210-seat cultural arts venue.
Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City, Utah’s first Hyatt Regency hotel, is slated to open in October 2022. The hotel’s arrival will bring 60,000 square feet of meeting space, including one of the largest ballrooms in Utah. hotel and the largest outdoor rooftop terraces in the city. The upper floors will include 700 spacious rooms and suites, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views of the skyline and surrounding mountain peaks. The space will also feature three dining venues offering a variety of ambiances from laid-back to lively, including Contribution, an upscale bar overlooking the street; The Salt Republic, a spacious American bistro with an open kitchen; and Market, a local artisan take-out store. Event spaces will include two expansive ballrooms, breakout rooms, pre-function space, an outdoor event terrace and a broadcast lounge, one of the first of its kind to debut under the Hyatt Regency brand , allowing meeting guests to experience their event in a hybrid way.
Area15the immersive arts and entertainment district located just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, announced its new corporate events sales team. Campbell Smolen was named Director of Event Sales, leading strategic planning and business initiatives while implementing a customer-focused approach to sales. dustin fangman is the new Associate Director of Sales, where he will develop new growth and expansion opportunities for AREA15. Jessica Briggs is the new Senior Sales Manager; Veronique Peterson the new sales manager; and Brenda Girard the new head of event services.
A new icebreaker and team building product, JabberYak, is available to enhance events and build relationships. These products, designed for events, team building and customer experience, are formulated to ease social tensions and start conversations using a unique “7 Degrees of Interest” concept. Products include badges, t-shirts, name tags, data analytics, and more.
Founded in 2018, Intended is a growing event planning platform. Planned connects industry professionals to locations across North America, offers online courses and vendor listings, and streamlines processes to create an easier event planning experience. The main customers are Amazon, Google, Airbnb and Samsung.
The Special Events Society (TSEC), an event planning company that has handled large-scale projects, transformed the business as the pandemic lockdown happened by building a digital studio. Located in Apex, North Carolina, the studio uses state-of-the-art recording equipment, streaming technology, sets and acoustics, and has allowed TSEC to thrive during the pandemic. Using the studio’s technology, TSEC produced a wide range of virtual events and continues to thrive today.