News for the Hospitality Executive
Global Events Partners (GEP) and Krisam Group Open
Office in the Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle
GEP’s Rachel Elliott Leads Sales
and Service in Burgeoning Market for Meetings
and Event Business; Tracey Lankford Manages Krisam Office
Washington, D.C. . . . September 12, 2007 -- Global Events Partners (GEP) (www.globaleventspartners.com), the leading partnership of Destination Management Companies (DMCs) worldwide, announced that it opened an office to service the rapidly growing Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle, in conjunction with its sister company, Krisam Group (www.krisam.com).
The GEP office is led by Rachel Elliott, Senior Vice President who has
been part of GEP senior management since the company’s founding more than
ten years ago. Tracey Lankford is the Krisam representative. Elliott and
Lankford are based in the Raleigh-Durham area and will support existing
clients throughout North Carolina and develop new business opportunities
for GEP Partners and Krisam member hotels, respectively. Both relocated
to Raleigh from the corporate office in Washington, D.C.
Chris White, GEP’s Chairman and Chief Executive, and Krisam’s Founder and Chief Executive, said, “We are delighted to announce our presence in the important Raleigh-Durham market, and surrounding areas.” He concluded, “Under Rachel’s leadership, we anticipate developing tremendous opportunities for GEP Partners worldwide. Similarly, we look forward to Tracey’s continued efforts on behalf of Krisam’s member hotels and clients.”
A Market Ripe for GEP
“Raleigh-Durham is home to some of the most important and fastest-growing companies in the country,” said Elliott. She concluded, “Having several supportive and enthusiastic clients in the market already, I am pleased to lead GEP’s office and anticipate developing many new business opportunities for our Partners around the world in the months ahead.”
GEP clients in the Raleigh-Durham market include many of the Triangle’s
major pharmaceutical, biotech and financial institutions.
Contact information for GEP’s Raleigh-Durham office, is:In addition, the new GEP office will also work closely with an office recently opened by GEP Partner Atlanta Arrangements, which will provide local DMC services in the Greater Raleigh-Durham market and beyond. The company is, Carolina Arrangements (www.carolinarrangements.com).
A Destination Management Company, or DMC, is a professional service company possessing extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources; specializing in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and program logistics. GEP partners provide consistently high quality DMC services in the most desirable locations worldwide.
Krisam Group Adds Research Triangle to Growing Number of Locations
GEP’s sister company, Krisam Group, also added an office in the Raleigh-Durham market. It is led by Krisam veteran Tracey Lankford, who can be reached at the address above, (919) 847-7860 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lankford said, “I am delighted to help continue Krisam’s growth, by serving hotel members and our clients in the Research Triangle.” She concluded, “Our existing clients and new business development opportunities make it an exciting time to be in Raleigh-Durham.”
Lankford has been with Krisam for more than eight years. The new office follows the announcement of Krisam’s new European office earlier this year. Krisam Group is the pioneering national sales company for independent and unique hotels worldwide.
About Global Events Partners (GEP)
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|Also See:||Anita Heathcote to Lead European Sales for Krisam Group and Global Events Partners / July 2007|
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