News for the Hospitality Executive
HSMAI's 2008 Board of Directors Named; Dorothy Dowling,
Marketing, Best Western International, Appointed Chair
|MCLEAN, VA (Jan. 25, 2008) Moving forward in the new
year to drive the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International
(HSMAI www.hsmai.org) to even greater heights is its newly-announced
Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2008. The
impressive board of seasoned sales and marketing executives in the travel
and hospitality industry is charged with furthering HSMAIs efforts to
create innovative and successful products and programs for its broad membership
base of sales and marketing professionals.
The board is a dynamic group of smart, talented and experienced professionals who bring innovation, vision and achievement as well as strategic direction to the table, states Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI. I am confident that we will see another extremely productive and successful term with the new board in-place.
HSMAI chair, Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president of marketing, Best Western International stated: I am very proud to be part of this leadership team as it is our responsibility as individuals and an organization as a whole to provide an environment where professionals can access information-rich content, industry trends and receive assistance from colleagues.
The HSMAI Americas Nominating Committee has released the following slate of Board of Directors for the 2008 administrative year:
HSMAI Executive Committee:
Chair: Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president of marketing, Best Western InternationalBoard of Directors:
Maureen Callahan, vice president, marketing, Destination Hotels & ResortsPartner Association Representatives:
Tim Grace, director of marketing, Caribbean Hotel AssociationHSMAI is an organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAIs Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 39 chapters in the Americas Region.
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International
|Also See:||HSMAI Appoints Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2007; Jack Schmidt, Destination Hotels & Resorts, Named Chair / January 2007|