• Harrah’s Resort Southern California Announced Leadership Changes

    POSTED September 12, 2016

Harrah’s Resort, in southern California recently revealed a shakeup in their leadership team. Janet Beronio, regional president and general manager, will retire this month. In her place, Darrell Pilant—currently the vice president and assistant general manager—will step in as the new general manager.

“While we will miss Janet, we are looking forward to working with Darrell who is a loyal friend to the tribe. He has strong leadership skills and we are confident he will carry on the tradition of maintaining Harrah’s Resort Southern California as the best place to play and the best place to work,” says Bo Mazzetti, tribal chairman. “We have already benefited from his cutting-edge marketing skills and uncanny gift for identifying trends, and we are pleased that he will continue to guide us through constantly evolving markets and industry changes.”

Pilant, who will start his new position this month, has worked with Caesars Entertainment for 19 years. Beginning his career in 1997, he has had extensive experience and has a strong understanding of the industry.

If you want to boost attendance at a meeting or conference, try these four letters: N.A.P.A. And while the Northern California wine region has more than enough activities to keep attendees busy when they’re not in meetings—475 wineries, to begin with—the downtown heart of the region is introducing new experiences this fall. Here’s a sampling:


SCS Global Services (SCS), a third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, has launched its Zero Waste Standard, “Zero Waste for Events.”


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The North Dallas conference center hotel renovation includes a full redesign of all 503 guest rooms, lobby and public areas, and food and beverage outlets. Additionally, the hotel’s 55,000-square-feet of meeting space was updated with new furnishings, technology upgrades, and the addition of a new 6,600-square-foot Lakeside Ballroom.