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  1. 1. Poon Shengyang, Shawn 1225 Hacienda Ave #35 Las Vegas, NV 89119, Las Vegas (Before December 2015) Blk 3 #18-02 Bedok Reservior View, Singapore 478927 (After December 2015) Cell: +1 (702) 690-6596 OBJECTIVE & INTRODUCTION  Speak 4 languages: Advanced knowledge in English, Chinese and Japanese, also basic knowledge in Taiwanese  Graduating University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) at the end of this year  Seeking supervisory position in Catering or Convention Sales EDUCATION University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) (Expected degree 12/01/2015) BS, Hospitality Management; Concentration in Events Management Dean’s Honor List (2015) Social Chair, Tau Kappa Epsilon (2014) College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas (CSN) (August 2011 to June 2014) AA, Hospitality Management Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland (January 2010 to January 2011) Diploma of Arts in Entertainment, Sports & Event Management WORK EXPERIENCE Google for Entrepreneurs, Las Vegas (October 2015 – Current) Head Event Manager, Start Up Weekend Las Vegas 2015 ● Coordinated details of event by managing 20 event personnel ● Created work schedules for staffing ● Managed F&B, Marketing, Venue and Finance teams ● Made decisions on how $3,000 budget is spent in F&B, giveaways etc. Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas (August 2015 - October 2015) Stage Manager, University of Nevada Las Vegas Foundation Annual Dinner ● Managed stage logistics, and event flow, ensured program moved efficiently and on time ● 830 high profile guests ● Briefed 5 high profile guests including Anderson Cooper (CNN reporter) backstage before they entered stage ● Managed stage logistics by communicating effectively and efficiently with all 30 crew members and key speakers ● Event raised over US$30,000 for university’s scholarship program Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island (May 2015 to August 2015) Assistant Beverage/Banquet Manager ● 25-32 hours per week executing cocktail receptions, weddings, meetings and other events; worked closely with Convention Sales team ● Managed 2 to 10 staff at a time and helped them set up, tear down and run events on and off premise
  2. 2. ● 8 - 15 hours per week on managing up to 10 employees and helped getting inventory in order; preparing for set up of 5 to 10 events per week ● 15 – 20 hours per week managing 5 to 8 staff at Pool Grill restaurant, assisting up to 600 guest and up to $4000 in revenue per afternoon ● Shadowed Convention Sales Vice President; assisted with meetings with clients for sales and execution of events Walt Disney World, Florida (January 2013 to May 2013) Cashier, Cosmic Rays Fast-Food Restaurant ● Prepared over 300 food orders daily ● Resolved customer complaints for over 100 customers a day INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas (January 2015 to May 2015) Convention Sales Intern ● Shadowed various administration staffs and managers ● Exposed to process of reviewing contract legalities ● Created team building exercises for Convention Sales team ● Supported Sales Managers on site visits with distinct clients D.O.P.E Promotions, Las Vegas (July 2014 to November 2014) Event Manager ● Supervised various interns in organizing, facilitating and promoting festivals ● Participated in setting up of Rhythmic Jungle (2000 attendees) Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore (January 2011 to July 2011) Events Management Intern Convention Sales department ● Organized and facilitated Grand Opening of Universal Studios, Singapore with 2,000 day attendees and 4,000 night attendees ● Assisted managers in closing sales of convention spaces (over $2,000,000 in revenue) ● Created various presentations that were presented to the board of directors Catering and Banquet department ● Reviewed food and beverage sales with clients for their events (over $1,200,000 in revenue) ● Created and updated legal contracts LANGUAGES ● Advanced knowledge in English, Chinese and Japanese ● Basic knowledge of Taiwanese SKILLS ● Squirrel, Delphi, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Cinando (reservation software) ● Windows Office ● Macintosh iWork, Pages ’09, Keynote ’09, Numbers ’09, iLife, and iMovie ‘09