Pasadena Convention Center executive promoted Naz Sabripour has been promoted to executive director of the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center. Sabripour joined the convention center in 2007 as the senior event manager. Most recently, she was director of events and operations. In her new role, Sabripour will be responsible for event management, operations, public safety, guest services, and the engineering department. Sabripour is a Certified Venue Professional and is an active member of International Association of Venue Managers, where she now serves as chair of the Convention Center Committee, VenueConnect Programming Committee, and Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Committee. She is also a member of International Association of Exhibitions and Events. Sabripour received a undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and a graduate degree from the University of Denver.          

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