People/Events/Accounts: IAEE Goes to China, A New Seafood-Focused Venue Comes to Miami, Fort Worth Launches a Sports Commission, and More

INDUSTRY NEWS: The International Association of Exhibitions and Events has gained status as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in China. After several years of servicing over 1,000 CEM Learning Program graduates in the country, along with other stakeholders in the region, IAEE has established a permanent location in Pudong, Shanghai.

LOS ANGELES: NVE Experience Agency will debut its new video series, The Provokers, tonight at the Wheelhouse in West Hollywood. The ongoing series will showcase NVE staffers interviewing creatives across the art, music, fashion, hospitality, tech, and media industries.

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MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: Chefs Michael Beltran and Justin Flit on Tuesday opened Navé, a seafood-centric Italian and coastal Mediterranean restaurant in Coconut Grove. The indoor-outdoor eatery seats 50 indoors and about 50 on a patio.

DALLAS: Visit Fort Worth has created the Fort Worth Sports Commission to advance the city as an international sports destination. Upcoming events include the National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships, USA Table Tennis US Open, USA Wrestling Senior Nationals, and the AAC Men’s Basketball Championships.

NEW YORK: INVNT, the global live brand storytelling agency, has announced a number of new hires across its offices worldwide. Jonathan Fitzhenry, a 3-D experiential design specialist, has joined the firm’s Sydney office as director of environmental design. The Australia location also has hired a senior and executive producer, while the Detroit office has added a director of business development and a producer. Headcount also has been increased in London and Singapore.

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With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Rayna Katz, Beth Kormanik, and Michele Laufik in New York.

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