The San Francisco Travel Association has added Tom David to its team as executive vice president/chief sales officer, effective Oct. 16, 2017. In his new role, David will oversee all convention division activities, such as the development and implementation of sales strategies and the optimization of group business. David previously worked at Marriott since 1988, most recently serving as vice president of sales, Marriott Western Mountain Pacific Region.
Lee Conching has been appointed vice president of Meet Hawaii citywide sales. Conching will be responsible for the oversight and management of all day-to-day operations of the sales department. Conching has been in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years, most recently working as Hawaii Convention Center’s director of sales since 2004.
Visit Mobile has named Amy Angermeier vice president of sales. She most recently worked as a sales executive for Meet Chicago Northwest Convention & Visitors Bureau. She also served as director of sales & marketing pre-opening team for the Embassy Suites Chicago Naperville and the director of sales & marketing for a collection of hotels, including Hilton Chicago, Palmer House, The Drake, Conrad, and Embassy Suites brands in Chicago. In her new role, she will use her convention bureau and lodging sales experience to drive visitors to Mobile, leading the convention sales team toward reaching new goals.
Freeman Audio Visual Canada has announced the appointment of Hélène Moberg to general manager for Atlantic Canada. She brings more than 35 years of experience in the meetings, conventions, and travel trade markets to her new position, where she will continue to develop and build new partnerships in Atlantic Canada.
Jason Dunn, Tamara Whiting, Kariuki Epps, and Alexis Thomas
The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced a strategic allocation of CVB resources to attract more business. Its newly created multicultural sales and development team includes: Jason Dunn, vice president of multicultural sales and community development; Tamara Whiting, director of multicultural sales; Kariuki Epps, national manager of multicultural sales; and Alexis Thomas, multicultural and community development coordinator. The creation of a multicultural sales and development team is in response to industry trends and changing national demographics that indicate strong growth in the multicultural sector.