Diana Pfaff
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Seasoned industry veteran to oversee opening of $133 million facility

IRVING, TEXAS (October 14, 2010) - As the Irving, Texas Convention and Visitors Bureau and facility management company SMG prepare to push into the 90-day countdown to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas grand opening this January, Charlie Beirne, SMG regional manager and former manager of the Atlantic City Convention Center, will take on the day-to-day project oversight.

Beirne takes the reigns from Thom