News for the Hospitality Executive
The International Association of Conference Centers of
Elects New Officers; Tom Cappucci Serves as President
|Saint Louis, MO – October 23, 2008 – At the recent meeting
of the Board of Directors at BMO Institute for Learning in Toronto, Ontario,
the Board of Directors of the International Association of Conference Centers
of North America elected new officers for a two-year term beginning January
Tom Cappucci, General Manager of University Place Hotel & Conference Center in Indianapolis, IN was unanimously elected President, having recently served as Secretary, Treasurer and First Vice President. A former Chair of the Annual Conference Planning Committee, Cappucci is the recipient of the association’s Pyramid Award and Award of Excellence. He has been a presenter at the Annual Conference, the Cornell course and the IACC Institute and served as Chair or Co-Chair of a number of other committees.
Tim Martin, Global Vice President, Facilities and Vendor Relations for Duke Corporate Education, was elected First Vice President after having served as Treasurer, Secretary. Martin was Chair of the Annual Conference Planning Committee and Executive Committee liaison to the Marketing Committee.
Peter Stockmann, CEO of 3P Business Solutions, was elected Second Vice President. Stockman has served on the IACC Global Board of Directors and on the Annual Conference Planning Committee for 13 years. Recipient of the Award of Excellence and Pyramid Award, Stockmann was Chair of the Education Committee and also served as Director of IACC Education.
TJ Fimmano, General Manager of GE Crotonville, was elected Treasurer. Fimmano was Chair of the Annual Conference Planning Committee after having served for eight years; facilitator of the IACC Institute for three years; and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Sustainability Committee.
Steve Sackman, Regional Director, Sales & Marketing for Destination Hotels & Resorts, was elected Secretary. Serving his first term on the Board of Directors, Sackman is Chair of the Marketing Committee and also serves on the IACC Online Planning Committee.
IACC Global Officers
At the Association’s first European Conference at the Scarman House
at University of Warwick in August, the Global Board of Directors elected
The International Association of Conference Centers, founded in 1981, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting understanding and awareness of the conference center industry. Active members meet a stringent set of Universal Criteria and agree to a Code of Ethics. Currently, the association includes approximately 400 members from the United States, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, France, England and Japan.
For information regarding the International Association of Conference Centers: www.iacconline.org.
James M. Mahon
|Also See:||IACC and AH&LEI Develop Partnership with Focus on Education / October 2008|
|IACC Elects New Global Officers; Establishes New Chapter in Europe / September 2006|