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The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau
Names Anita Pagin National Sales Manager

SAN JOSE, CA (September 11, 2007) The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB) recently welcomed hotel sales and event management professional Anita Pagin to its renowned sales team, announced Daniel Fenton, SJCVB president & CEO and chairman of Team San Jose.

Pagin, national sales manager, will focus on short-term business, selling the function space at San Jose's Convention Center and Cultural facilities.  She will assist with handling all markets and territories, specializing in local social events.  She will draw on extensive national sales and event planning experience she obtained while working with Wyndham Sunnyvale, as well as regional Hyatt and Marriott properties. 

"Anita's experience with selling major hotel brands and managing all aspects of events will be a huge asset to Team San Jose," Fenton said.  "In order to offer our unique "one-stop shopping" service to meeting planners, we empower our sales and event staff to handle everything from customized menus and competitive room blocks to event permits and arranging state-of-the-art technology.  I'm confident that she will be a great addition to our team, ensuring that we continue to provide services no other CVB offers clients." 

Pagin graduated with a bachelor's degree from the San Jose State University School of Business.  She lives in Sunnyvale with her husband, and is active in the community.

About Team San Jose
Team San Jose's mission is to ensure that San José's Convention Center and Cultural Facilities are effectively managed to reduce costs, improve the local economy, and add value for our customers, residents, workers, and businesses within the City of San Jose. Team San Jose's board includes local hoteliers, organized labor, the arts and the Convention & Visitors Bureau.  

About The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB)
The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB) mission is to enhance the image and economic well being of San Jose by marketing San Jose as a globally recognized destination.  The SJCVB offers meeting planners, tour operators, and individual visitors a wide range of services to ensure a successful event and fun visit to San Jose. To receive a copy of the Bureau's Meeting Planning Guide or Official Visitors Guide, please contact the SJCVB at 1.800.SAN.JOSE (1.800.726.5673) or visit


Jeanne Sullivan
Public Relations Consultant
San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau

Also See: San Jose Hoteliers, Convention and Visitors Bureau Execs and City Reps Converge on New York and Chicago to Promote San Jose / June 2007


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