People/Events/Accounts: News about Emerald Expositions, Hilton Fort Lauderdale and Marina, the G.L.S.E.N. Respect Awards, and More

BOULDER, COLORADO: Chef Aron Pobereskin and Boka Restaurant Group’s Malcolm Simkoff will host La Arcana, a pop-up serving a progressive take on Mexican cuisine, June 21-22 at Arcana restaurant. 

LOS ANGELES: Emerald Expositions has appointed Sally Shankland president and chief executive officer.  

For information on upcoming events in Los Angeles, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/losangeles  

MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: South Florida Business Journal: The Hilton Fort Lauderdale and Marina are seeking to expand the event space and a restaurant on the property with a 54,064-square-foot addition. 

NEW YORK: EcoHealth Alliance’s annual spring benefit, “Going Viral—Connecting You to a Healthier World,” will take place May 16 at Guastavino’s.

The G.L.S.E.N. Respect Awards will take place May 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Hosted by Wilson Cruz, the event will honor Pose stars Mj Rodriguez and Billy Porter, Brendon Urie, and Ace Schwarz.

Momentum Worldwide has relocated its headquarters to the Financial District.

HGU New York Hotel has partnered with chef and restaurateur John DeLucie to revamp the hotel’s bars and restaurants. The revamped food and beverage concepts and a new signature restaurant will open in fall 2019. 

For information on upcoming events in New York, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/newyork

WASHINGTON: Sabra has partnered with Thrillist to host #HummusWeek, which kicked off May 13 and runs through May 20. The event will feature limited-time hummus dish specials at participating restaurants including Brothers and Sisters, Northside Tavern, City Winery, and Taqueria Del Barrio. 


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