Meeting Professionals Contacts

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Meeting ProfessionalsChicago Office

Michael Tarr, CMP, Vice President, Association Sales
Phone: 312 567-8598
Lyndell Fong-Jones, Executive Assistant, Sales
Phone: 312-567-8486
Market: Select Accounts. Manages day to day operations of the sales team comprised of 15 people with offices in DC, New York, Boston and California
Darrell Baker, CASE, Vice President, Trade Shows
Phone: 202-507-7074
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557

Market: For-Profit Trade Shows, All States (for McCormick Place).
Association: DC, MD, VA (for McCormick Place).
Segment: Agriculture, Environmental, Art, Entertainment, Cultural, Automotive, Transportation, Business, Hospitality, Travel, Manufacturing, Professional Trade, Public Administration, Safety, Social Welfare, Publishing, Printing, Retail, Science and Technology, Engineering, Computers, Telecommunications, Broadcasting, Utilities, Natural Resources

Edie Glavey, Vice President, Sales Corporate Market
Phone: 312-567-8564
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557
 
Kelly Cavers, Vice President, Intermediary Sales
Phone: 312-567-8492
Mazen Rimawi, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8487
Market: Major Third Party Accounts. Strategic efforts in developing partnerships with third party organizations at Account Executive and CEO level. Interface closely with corporate sales team.
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 SMERF
Barbara Balaguras, Director, Corporate Sales
Phone: 312-567-8484
Maria Alvarez, Manager, Sales Administration
Phone: 312-567-8557
Market: Corporate, Midwest, East and Eastern Canada (for McCormick Place)
Segment: All vertical market segments
John Curran, Director, International Group Sales
Phone: 312-567-8480
Jewel Spencer, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8543
Market: Association, International (excluding Canada)
Segment: All vertical markets
Amy Falter, National Sales Manager, Northeast
Phone: 203-744-8270
Jewel Spencer, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8543
Market: Corporate & Association, Northeast (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: Corporate, All vertical markets.
Association: All vertical markets except SMERF
Jeff Gassaway, Director, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8551
Josie Guzman, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Association, Midwest, Northeast and Southeast (for McCormick Place)
Segment: Medical, Business, Hobbies, Hospitality, Insurance, Telecommunication, SMERF *McCormick Place*, Building, Construction, Home/Housewares, Public Administration, Safety, Retail and Utilities
Meghan Feldstein, Account Executive, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8450
Market: Association, International and All states excluding the East Coast (peak rooms 10-250). ALL Weddings.
Segment: All vertical markets
Andrea Mott, Sales Manager
Phone: 312-567-8466
Josie Guzman, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Corporate, Midwest and Eastern Canada (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: All Vertical Market Segments
Kenyetta Peterson, Account Executive, Corporate Sales
Phone: 312-567-8562
Market: Corporate, International and All states excluding the East Coast (peak rooms 10-250)
Segment: All vertical markets, excluding SMERF and Weddings
Michele Pondexter, Director, Diversity/Sales
Phone: 312-567-8497
Mazen Rimawi, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8487
Market: All states excluding DC, MD, VA - SMERF, Minority and Government (for In-House Programs, peak rooms >250)
Segment: SMERF vertical segments include: Fraternal, Government, Labor Unions, Military/Veterans, Minority, Religious, Social/Personal (selected accounts in D.C. area)
Julie Van’t Hul, Director, Western Regional Sales
Phone: 510-568-9625
Jewel Spencer, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8543
Market: Corporate - West Coast, Western Canada & International (for In-House and McCormick Place Programs, peak rooms >250).
Association: West Coast (for McCormick Place) and International (In-House and McCormick Place, peak rooms >250)
Segment: All vertical markets.
Dawn Young, Director, Association Sales
Phone: 312-567-8459
Josie Guzman, Sales Coordinator
Phone: 312-567-8554
Market: Association - Midwest, Northeast, Southeast (for McCormick Place)
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
Emily Tate, Sales Coordinator, Mid Atlantic Sales Office
Phone: 202-507-7073

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

Mark Bickler, Director, Washington DC Regional Sales
Phone: 312-567-8591
Emily Tate, Sales Coordinator, Mid Atlantic Sales Office
Phone: 202-507-7073
Market: Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia (for McCormick Place)
Segment: Medical (DC and MD), Education, Building Construction, Food and Beverage
SMERF: DC, MD & VA (for McCormick Place)
Erica Critzer, Account Executive, Mid Atlantic Sales Office
Phone: 202-507-7077
Market: Corporate & Association - Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia (peak rooms 10-250)
Segment: All vertical markets
Peter Cronin, National Sales Manager
Phone: 202-507-7072
Emily Tate, Sales Coordinator, Mid Atlantic Sales Office
Phone: 202-507-7073
Market: Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia and Southeast Region (Corporate & Association for In-House Programs, peak rooms <250)
 
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