BARNSLEY RESORT, based in Adairsville, Ga., has named ARON STILES (in photo) to the post of director of food and beverage, and SHELBY TAYLOR to director of marketing and public relations. Call 877/773-2447 …

KARL'S EVENT SERVICES of Oak Creek, Wis., announced today that it is changing its name to ARENA AMERICAS. The rebranding reflects Karl's acquisition by U.K. events company ARENA GROUP in April. Call 414/831-7000 ... 

J. CHRISTOPHER WINDUS is the new executive chef at the ALFOND INN in Winter Park, Fla. Call 407/998-8090 …

The FOUR SEASONS HOTEL VANCOUVER in Vancouver, B.C., has announced that EMILY EDWARDS has joined the hotel staff in the role of event sales manager. Call 604/644-7976 ...

ALL OCCASIONS PARTY RENTAL, based in Eighty Four, Pa., is celebrating its 35th anniversary by rebranding the company to ALL OCCASIONS: BRINGING MORE TO THE TABLE. Call 877/788-8100 …

GLOBAL EVENTS PARTNERS, the big DMC group based in Washington, has announced the addition of two new partners: GEP LAS VEGAS, a newly formed company, and GEP ORLANDO, former Florida Coast to Coast, in Orlando, Fla. TOM KOSTOFF, CMP, will serve as president of GEP Las Vegas. Call 202/775-5800 …

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Chicago-based CHARGE STATION, which provides phone charge stations and social media kiosk rentals for events, has changed its name to POWER TOWER. Call 312/285-2342 …

INTERNATIONAL EVENT PRODUCTS, based in Stoughton, Mass., has launched a new website. Call 877/773-7707 …

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