What's Happening at Conference & Hospitality Services

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Feb
2014

I began work for Conference Services in the summer after my first year. I was hired to work as a Guest Services Representative in the Channel Islands 5 residence halls. In my first year as a GSR I worked on a staff with fifteen other students and two student managers. One of the best parts about that summer was being able to meet...
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17

Jun
2013

With the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference coming to UCSB this weekend, we thought we'd share this handy checklist for green convention planning. We encourage you to hop on the bandwagon and submit to "green" peer pressure. ...

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07

Jun
2013

Santa Barbara is the backdrop of a romantic drama scheduled for Korean release this fall. In the Sideways inspired film, the two lead characters travel to Santa Barbara on business. While their business does not go as planned, the pair end up exploring the city and surrounding wine country, eventually falling in love. Awww...

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30

May
2013

Keep up with your conference clients on the go with new tablet-friendly carry-on luggage.  Perfect for professional jet-setters, this luggage safely cradles a tablet in either a landscape or portrait position atop the carry-on bag.  You’ll be the envy of the airport.

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29

May
2013

Consider this hot new industry tip!  Gamification is the use of game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users.  Meetings and conferences are now using gamification to get maximum participation.  For example, divide your conferees into teams and give them points and incentives for tweeting, blogging, and attending...

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16

Apr
2013

Katie Z. is ready to set her planning skills in motion!

Hometown: Oakdale, CA

Major: Global Studies/ Communication

Why Conference Services: I loved event planning for all of the on-campus residents with RHA, so I wanted to use those experiences to provide amazing...

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16

Apr
2013

Hin can process meeting reservations at lightning speed!

Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA

Major:  Mechanical Engineering

Why Conference Services:  Because I wanted to learn new things and it sounded like a lot of fun.

Favorite Thing:  I like...

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16

Apr
2013

Katie B. is here to exercise her logistical wizardry!

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Major: Communications & Sociology

Why Conference Services: I heard great things about the job from a previous conference coordinator, and good friend of mine, Lauren. I also love...

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05

Mar
2013

jamaal ahmed

We’re pleased to announce that Jamaal Ahmed is our new Database and Meetings Manager.  Jamaal comes to us from the UCSB Library where he was responsible for Circulation and Course Reserve materials. We asked the newest member of our staff to introduce himself.  

How would you describe the job responsibilities...

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