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Melvin-Paul Bilbao

Melvin-Paul Bilbao

Special Events

Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture

Ambitious Entrepreneur With Expertise in Sales, Hospitality and Event Planning and Project Management

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Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture

Special Events

Lead organizer and planner for KULTURA Filipino Festival, working alongside event planning team to design theme and festival itinerary and solicit corporate partnerships and sponsorships. Strategize and project organization budgets and maximize revenue for continuing operations.

Career medium 03
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Career medium 04

MB EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Operating Manager / Director of Events

Event services consultation that provides event-planning services to individuals and small/medium businesses. I am responsible for planning/strategizing, coordinating and managing various events such as: city festivals, private affairs, weddings, job fairs, company and product launches, concerts, networking shows and special events within the Greater Toronto Area.

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Extreme Fitness

Membership Manager

Successfully exceeded sales quotas on a monthly basis. Built relationships with current clients and generate new business through client referrals. Responsible for managing client leads by placing essential lead boxes at various territories. Supported reception staff, and personal trainers based on new and existing clients’ needs and goals.

Career medium 05
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Centennial College

Event Volunteer

Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture

Events Planning Intern

Directly report to Events Coordinator and assist with planning KULTURA 2013. Manage, coordinate and delegate duties to volunteers. Work in a non-profit environment and participate and represent at community events. Manage social media content and community and generate 500+ more unique followers and likes. Cold call and business-to-business solicitation to potential participants in KULTURA Arts Festival. Maintain and develop relationships with existing sponsors, and community partners in person and via telephone calls and emails. Attend festival meetings with managing director and event planning team and create meeting minutes while delegating tasks to team members.

Career medium 06
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Career medium 02

CIBC

Customer Service Representative

Consistently exceed yearly quota for new client referrals. District achiever 2011-2012 received Service Excellence Award. Constantly develop new business through client relationships. Prepared step-by-step training modules for newly hired branch customer service representatives.

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Holiday Inn Express

Guest Services Agent

Increased conference room revenue and acquired new business. Managed a team of five guest service agents including performance appraisals, recruitment and project delegation. Consistently ranked first in the company for Priority Club (PC) program. Accountable for managing for hotel incentives and PC rewards to staff.

Career medium 02
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Career medium 06

Marriott Hotels

Banquet Houseman

Worked directly with Health Safety Committee leaders and ensured proper safety precautions are followed while on duty. Worked diligently in a team environment preventing minimizing any injuries. Strategically designed unique and operational floor plans based on events

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Centennial College

Diploma, Hospitality and Tourism