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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - CELIA BELDEN - HILTON INDIANAPOLIS

 

JUNE MEMBER SPOTLIGHT : 

CELIA BELDEN

Catering Sales Manager

Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites

1.  What is your title and position at your current  company?  Catering Sales Manager – Handle all social catering events and weddings as well as the Military, Education, Religious and Fraternal markets for catering events.

2.  What does your company do? How is it different than others like it? My company is a hotel, the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites. We are different than other hotels because we pay very high attention to details and provide excellence customer service and rank in the top 10% of 280 hotels owned by our management company!
      

3.  What lead you in into the event industry and how long in the industry? Taking classes in college on tourism and events lead me to this industry and I have been in hospitality for 11 years now.         

4.  What is your most memorable event? Why? All events I hosted during the Super Bowl. It was 7 days of non-stop events that lasted all day and all night and I realized how much I was truly capable of! 

5.  What’s one thing most people don’t know about you? I lived in South Carolina for about 4 months and worked for a wedding planner where I hosted multiple beach weddings and pent house parties. I also have 4 brothers and my favorite color is purple! 

6.  If you were not in the event industry, what would be your dream job? Easy question, a weather woman on the news! I always thought that would be so fun! 

7.    Why did you decide to join ISES? To meet and network with many others in the social catering market.

8.  What are you looking to gain out of our ISES membership and how can we help   you achieve that? Long lasting contacts, business for the hotel, if possible, and we would like to host an event in 2016 as well!

9. How can other ISES members contact you? 

celia.belden@hilton.com 

www.indianapolishilton.com

www.facebook.com/hiltonindianapolisweddingsandevents

 

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2015/2016 New Year Kick Off Celebration!

2015/2015 NEW YEAR KICK OFF

CELEBRATION!

Please join the 2015/2016 ISES Indiana Board of Directors to Kick Off the New Year!  Get the first peek at a brand new venue located just south of downtown Indy.  The owners of Santorini Greek Kitchen have renovated and opened a 102,000 square foot structure that will seat 400-500 people for dinner, with room on the top two floors for meetings.  There are several built in permanent bars with gorgeous wood work that has ties to their Greek culture. 

Come and join us for cocktails and food sponsored by the Biltwell Event Center and Santorini Greek Kitchen.  We will also swear in the new 2015/2016 ISES Indiana Board of Directors.

 

When: July 9, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Where: Biltwell Event Center
950 South White River South Parkway Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Last Chance to RSVP for this fantastic event: 7/6/2015 by 5:00pm


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

 Biltwell Event Center

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June Free Member-Only Event

 
                                                                                                     Thank You to our Host!
LAST FREE MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT OF THE YEAR!

   

Don't miss out! Please RSVP by 5pm on Monday, June 8!

Come join us this Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Scotty's Brewhouse Downtown! Let's have some drinks and snacks while getting to know new ISES friends and reconnecting with the old. 

Seats are limited so don't forget to RSVP by Monday, June 8 at 5:00pm.

Where: 1 Virginia Avenue (1 block North of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Pennsylvania Avenue) Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

When: Wednesday, June 10th

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Cost: Free

 

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