International Israel Policy Association Conference

1295 WordsApr 4, 20166 Pages
AIPAC Conference 2016 The annually American-Israel Policy Association Conference (AIPAC) was held in Washington, D.C. this past month from Saturday, March 19th to Tuesday, March 22nd. There was about 18,000 participants that attended this event, which were mainly composed of AIPAC members, students, and other activists. AIPAC’s mission is to strengthen, protect and promote the U.S.-Israel relationship in ways that enhance the security of Israel and the United States. (AIPAC Policy Conference). In order to have this enormous conference run smoothly, AIPAC had hired Precision Meetings and Events Incorporated to manger all the events that were held in Washington, D.C. Precision Meetings and Events Inc. was founded in 1996, and has been…show more content…
On the first day, all the blue shirts were divided into smaller groups, given their responsibilities, and met their direct managers. These managers were known as “red-shirts,” because they wore red shirts. Precision had also brought-in all these managers from all over the nation. There were about 50 red shirts that were composed of current meeting planner professionals and retired professionals. In order to house the 550 volunteers that Precision had brought in, they had spaced them among three hotels in the area: the Marriot, the Beacon, and Hyatt. So, not only did I get the opportunity to work in the hospitality field, but I got to experience it also. Noel and I were able to be guests at the enormous and modern Hyatt hotel. The Hyatt Regency was 18 floors high, contained 686 rooms, and about 53,000 square feet of dynamic meeting space. They are a full-service hotel with excellent customer service. They were accommodate all our requests and able to help us with all our questions about getting around the city. Overall, I loved my stay at the Hyatt because of their helpful staff. The responsibilities of the student interns varied a lot, depending on what location you were assigned. There were three major locations the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Verizon Center Stadium, and Capitol Hill. The Verizon Center was mainly used on Monday because that day is when all the big named
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