US: New Hires at emc3 and Dayton Convention Center, Fall Galas From amfAR and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, and More

NATIONAL: Creative agency emc3 has hired four new team members following the company's recent rapid growth. The new employees are Rika Zuniga as senior event producer, Nick Allen as technical manager, Clarke Kelly as senior event producer, and Jane Kang as marketing and events coordinator. 

DAYTON, OHIO: The Dayton Convention Center recently named Kelli Donahoe as its new general manager. Her new role includes leadership of the venue's overall management and staff of hospitality professionals, as well as growing and maintaining partnerships with stakeholders in the community. Donahoe most recently served as the director of sales and marketing at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

LOS ANGELES: Moschino’s Jeremy Scott and TikTok will be honored at this year's amfAR Gala on Nov. 4. The Foundation for AIDS Research will host its event at the Pacific Design Center; it will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction, and special performances from One Republic and Bebe Rexha. Cadillac and Fiji Water are this year’s sponsors. 

NEW YORK: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research’s Young Professionals Committee will host its fall gala on Nov. 5. The event will take place at the Classic Car Club Manhattan and feature a racing experience with a state-of-the-art simulator (which will also be up for auction). The event, which will help fund the foundation's music therapy programs and cancer research, will be hosted by reality TV star Dale Moss and honor the Brock Pierce Foundation.

UNCASVILLE, CONN: The 18th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest will return to Mohegan Sun from Jan. 28-30. The multiday event will feature a Grand Tasting offering more than 1,000 different types of wine, beer and spirits, along with whiskey tastings, celebrity chef dining opportunities and a Champagne brunch. Each food and beverage experience is ticketed.

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