Friday Filmfest: GM Gig at The Magic Castle Featured as “Job Goals”

By | October 6, 2017

The latest episode of the series by Thrillist highlights Joe Furlow, General Manager of The Academy of Magical Arts in Los Angeles, who also won an Excellence in Club Management Award this year. Joe Furlow, ECM, General Manager of The Academy of Magical Arts who won The Mel Rex Award through the Excellence in Club […]

Feeling the Beat


Throughout Ray Kondziela’s journey to Excellence in Club Management recognition, he’s followed his musical roots to bring special rhythms and excitement to his properties. After Ray Kondziela, CCM, CCE, secured his dual degree in Music and Music Education from the Philadelphia College of The Performing Arts (now the University of the Arts), he set out […]

Hitting Some Nerves


There have been strong reactions to the subject of a Board’s involvement (although many choose to substitute “interference”) with club management.

Return Engagement


The second time that Brett Morris considered taking on the challenges at The Polo Club of Boca Raton proved to be the charm—and the start of his path to Excellence in Club Management recognition.

Magical Evening


The 2016 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group, were honored during a reception featuring roaming magicians, dinner and a ceremony.