Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services, the nation’s largest independent electrical contractor to the convention and tradeshow industry, is pleased to announce promotions for the Las Vegas team.
Melanie Carter has been promoted from assistant general manager to general manager and will move from the Mandalay Bay office to the Las Vegas corporate office. Her new role will consist of guiding the Event Services Team. Carter has been part of the Edlen team for 15 years, overseeing events such as JCK, Licensing Expo, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, Surfaces, MAGIC, GlobalShop and IBM. Jim Ness, Edlen’s executive vice president, says, “Melanie’s experience, strong leadership skills, and dedication to exceptional customer service will surely make her excel in her new role.”
Briana Gilbert was promoted from senior event services manager to assistant general manager of the Las Vegas branch. Gilbert began her career with Edlen in 2011, and in her new role, she will coordinate with event services managers and take a larger role in the production of Las Vegas events. Gilbert has also been an active member of the Las Vegas Hospitality Association for two years.
Cassie Snow joined Edlen in March of 2016 after working as a freelance events manager for five years. In 2017, she was promoted from an event services manager to a senior event services manager. Snow has now been promoted to the director of event services. She will continue to oversee and support the events at the MGM Hotel and Casino. She has been working in the Las Vegas hospitality industry for more than a decade.
Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services is the nation’s leading independent temporary utility contractor to the tradeshow, convention and special event industry. Edlen is a national company based out of Las Vegas, servicing more than 5,000 events annually providing exclusive, preferred or recommended services in more than 200 convention facilities nationwide. For more info, visit www.edlen.com.