Meeting Professionals Contacts

We have brought together one of the industry's most experienced sales teams; with backgrounds ranging from hotel sales, general service contractors and convention and visitors bureaus providing a breadth of knowledge and experience that is ready to work for you.

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Meeting ProfessionalsChicago Office

Marc Anderson, Chief Sales Officer & SVP
Phone: 312-567-8481
Lyndell Fong-Jones, Executive Assistant
Phone: 312-567-8486
In the newly created role as CSO/SVP, Anderson oversees the management and development of nearly 50 team members in convention sales, tourism, services and special events.
Darrell Baker, CASE, Vice President, Trade Shows
Phone: 202-507-7074
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557

Market: Trade Show Companies, All states (for McCormick Place)
Association: DC, MD, VA (for McCormick Place).

Edie Glavey, Vice President, Hotel Sales
Phone: 312-567-8564
Lyndell Fong-Jones, Executive Assistant
Phone: 312-567-8486
Market: Leads the Sales Team tasked with selling Hotel opportunities. Key Contact for Maritz, Prestige and HPN Network.
Julie Mullins, Vice President, Convention Sales
Phone: 312-567-8598
Lyndell Fong-Jones, Executive Assistant
Phone: 312-567-8486
Market: Manages the Convention Team and handles select accounts
Monika Anger, CMP, Director, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8469
Mazen Rimawi, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8487
Market: Association, Midwest and West (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: All vertical markets except SMURF
Meghan Feldstein, National Sales Manager
Phone: 312-567-8450
Sean McCann, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8480
Market: Corporate & Association, West Coast and International (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: All vertical markets except SMURF
Amy Falter, National Sales Manager, Northeast
Phone: 203-744-8270
Candace Tran, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8534
Market: Corporate & Association, Northeast (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: Corporate, All vertical markets.
Association: All vertical markets except SMERF
Ruth Garcia, Account Executive, Corporate Sales
Phone: 312-567-8551
Mazen Rimawi, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8487
Market: Corporate - Midwest, West Coast & International (peak rooms: 10-250)
Segment: All vertical markets
Kimberly Himes, Account Executive, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8484
Candace Tran, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8534
Market: Association, Education, Sports; International and All states excluding the East Coast (peak rooms 10-250). All Weddings.
Segment: All vertical markets
Tamara L. Jones, Director, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8591
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557
Market: Association, all regions excluding Mid-Atlantic (for McCormick Place)
Segment: Medical, Business, Hobbies, Hospitality, Insurance, Telecommunications, SMERF, Sports, Building, Construction, Public Administration, Safety, Retail and Utilities.
Molly Kievit, Director, Corporate Sales
Phone: 312-567-8466
Josie Moreno, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Corporate, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast (for McCormick Place)
Segment: All Vertical Markets
Kenyetta Peterson, National Sales Manager
Phone: 312-567-8562
Josie Moreno, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Corporate; Midwest (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: All Vertical Markets
Michele Pondexter, Director, Diversity/Sales
Phone: 312-567-8497
Mazen Rimawi, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8487
Market: All states excluding DC, MD, VA - SMURF, Minority, LGBTQ and Government (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >10).
Segment: SMURF vertical includes Social/Personal, Military/Veterans, Labor Union (and Select Universities), Religious and Fraternal organizations.
Julie Van’t Hul, Director, Western Regional Sales
Phone: 510-568-9625
Candace Tran, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8534
Market: Corporate & Association; West Coast, Western Canada (for McCormick Place).
Segment: All vertical Markets except SMURF.
Dawn Young, Senior Director, Sales
Phone: 312-567-8459
Josie Moreno, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Association; Midwest (for McCormick Place). Key Contact for HelmsBriscoe, ConferenceDirect and Experient.
Segment: Agriculture, Art/Entertainment, Automotive, Education, Manufacturing, Professional Trade, and Science/Technology, SmithBucklin and Experient

Meeting ProfessionalsEastern Regional Sales Office

Rakesh “Rocky” Gupta, Regional Director of Sales, Mid Atlantic Sales Office
Phone: 202-507-7076
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557

Market: Corporate & Association - Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia (for McCormick Place)
Segment:
Medical (VA), Union & Corporate (DC, MD, VA)

Tina Carter Chocklett, CMP, National Sales Manager
Phone: 202-507-7072
Sean McCann, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8480
Market: Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia (Corporate & Association for In-House Programs, peak rooms >251)
Gabrielle Donchez, Account Executive, Mid-Atlantic
Phone: 202-507-7077
Sean McCann, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8480
Market: Corporate & Association - Northeast, Southeast & Mid-Atlantic (peak rooms: 10-250)
Segment: All vertical segments