Suzi Patterson Heads to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
KAILUA-KONA (July 8, 2019)— Expanding opportunities await Suzi Patterson, the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s Marketing & Events Manager as she heads to the Four Seasons Resort Hualālai later this month for a position as the Weddings & Special Events Coordinator. Her last day at the Chamber is Tuesday, July 9th.
“Working at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce (KKCC) has given me the opportunity to meet so many people in our community and develop lifelong skills in event management,” states Suzi Patterson. “It is bittersweet to move to a new position since I will miss all the friendly faces of our wonderful Chamber members at events and committee meetings.”
Earlier this year, Suzi achieved the Certified Festivals & Events Executive certification from the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA). The IFEA teamed up with Hawai‘i Tourism Authority last year to offer a special training and certification opportunity in Honolulu.
“We have thoroughly enjoyed having Suzi here at the Chamber,” explains Wendy Laros, KKCC Executive Director. “We are pleased we could provide the professional development opportunity and practical application experience in event management for this very talented KKCC team member.” She continues, “As sorry as we are to see her go, we are very happy for her with this new opportunity. Good luck, Suzi!”
The Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit member organization located on the West Side of the island of Hawaiʻi. With over 500 members, the organization exists to provide leadership and advocacy for a successful business environment in West Hawaiʻi. Find more information at www.kona-kohala.com or 808-329-1758.