Conrad New York appoints Trevor Brune as Director of Catering and Events
In partnership with Union Square Events, Conrad New York is pleased to announce the appointment of Trevor Brune to director of catering and events. With more than 12 years of hospitality experience, Brune brings targeted knowledge in event trends and guest relations expertise to lower Manhattan’s only all-suite luxury hotel where he will manage the planning and execution of all operations by Union Square Events, the hotel’s exclusive catering partner.
“We are thrilled to welcome Trevor to Conrad New York and Union Square Events as our director of catering and events” said Marlene Poynder, general manager, Conrad New York. “Trevor’s intuition for client wants and needs will be an invaluable asset at the hotel and we look forward to seeing his ideas and inspirations come to life through each event.”
In his new position, Brune will play an integral role in expanding the team’s training efforts, enhancing and streamlining processes at the two institutions, and ensuring Union Square Events continues to deliver outstanding, personalized service to Conrad New York and its clients.
Most recently, Brune was a Senior Catering Manager at the New York Hilton Midtown for three years, where he was awarded the 2017 Hilton Circle of Excellence for Individual Catering. Before working at Hilton, Brune served as Assistant Director of Catering at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Prior to moving to New York City, Brune was at the Sheraton Reston and Westin Reston Heights Hotel in Virginia where he held the title of Complex Director of Catering and Conference Services, after he worked as Director of Catering and Conference Services at DoubleTree by Hilton in Bethesda, Maryland. Brune began his career in hospitality in Salt Lake City where he held the same position for the Salt Lake City Marriott University Park, as well as the position of Catering Sales Manager at the local Hilton hotel.
Brune is a graduate of Utah State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism. In his spare time, Brune is on the Board of Directors for Big Apple Recreational Sports, part of the NACE New York Chapter and a member of New York Young Black Professionals.
About Conrad New York
Located in the heart of lower Manhattan’s Battery Park City neighborhood, Conrad New York is a contemporary luxury hotel with magnificent views of the Hudson River. This exceptional 463 all-suite hotel is adjacent to Hudson River Park, and in close proximity to many of the city’s important and historic landmarks and prominent neighborhoods, including TriBeCa and SoHo. With more than 2,000 works of modern and contemporary art displayed throughout the hotel, Conrad New York offers a new standard of luxury around every corner. Upon entering the 15-story atrium, guests are welcomed by site-specific commissions such as Sol LeWitt’s extraordinary Loopy Doopy and Pat Steir’s Topsy Turvy at the Gallery Ballroom. Spacious guestrooms that average over 430 square feet are outfitted with integrated technology, flat-screen televisions and individual climate control, as well other unparalleled in-room amenities. The hotel is home to ATRIO Wine Bar I Restaurant, serving seasonally-inspired New American cuisine as well as the hotel’s seasonal Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar, featuring endless views of the New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. The hotel, awarded with prestigious LEED Gold for New Construction Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institution (USGBI), boasts over 30,000 square feet of adaptable meeting space, including the 6,200 square-foot Gallery Ballroom; Union Square Events (USE) is the exclusive caterer.