Minds in Hospitality Sales and Marketing"
|MCLEAN, VA (Oct. 7, 2005) – Who would you nominate as the most extraordinary
sales and marketers of hospitality and travel today? Whose strategies
are truly innovative and clever? Whose campaigns are standouts?
Who gets results? Whose work do you wish was yours? What unique
things have you seen this year?
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is polling senior executives in the hospitality and travel marketplace in a quest to select the “25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales and Marketing.”
“We are asking everyone to submit choices for consideration from all sectors of the hospitality, travel and tourism industry,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI.
“There is an amazing amount of creativity, intelligence and passion in our profession, which all too often goes unrecognized,” stated Gilbert, adding: “We see such clever campaigns and brilliant strategies all year long, and as the leading organization of sales and marketing professionals in hospitality, travel and tourism we wanted to shed some light on these individuals and create an annual ‘hot list’ of the ‘25 Most Extraordinary Sales and Marketing Minds in Hospitality and Travel.’”
Those chosen for the “Top 25” will be honored at the Adrian Awards Dinner in New York on Jan. 30, 2006. “As part of a widespread communications blitz, we’ll spread the word about the Top 25, as well as feature them in a story in the HSMAI Marketing Review,” Gilbert added.
Nominee criteria: A sales or marketing executive for a hospitality or travel product or service whose work is current, or was created and implemented since the beginning of 2004. The individual does not have to be presently working at the company for which his/her achievements are noted.
Submission: In less than 200 words, describe why you consider this individual one of the most extraordinary sales and marketers in our industry today, citing what individual initiative or specific accomplishments make them worthy of this designation. Please include their current company affiliation, title and contact information.
Send nominations via e-mail to Melanie Penoyar email@example.com. Deadline is Nov. 4, 2005.
HSMAI 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 15 annual events. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising nearly 7,000 members worldwide, with 38 chapters in the Americas region.
|Also See:||The 25 Most Extraordinary Sales and Marketing Minds in Hospitality and Travel Named by HSMAI / January 2005|
|25 Most Extraordinary Sales and Marketing Minds in Hospitality and Travel; HSMAI / January 2004|