Gore joins American Public Transport Association
Lenay Gore has been named director of meetings and trade shows for the Washington, D.C.-based American Public Transportation Association. She will oversee all meetings and trade shows as well as handle overall management of the convention department. Previously, Gore was director of national accounts for the San Diego Convention Center.
Jolene Butler has joined Washington, D.C.-based Associated Luxury Hotels International as director of sales for the Mid-Atlantic region. Also on the Mid-Atlantic sales team is Corinne Routhier, who was promoted to national sales manager.
Randall Ha has been named general manager of the 337-room Westin Roco Ki Beach & Golf Resort. The property will debut this fall in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Keith Hensley was hired as director of sales and marketing at the 1,663-room Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
David Jackson has been promoted to director of sales for the Pocono Mountains (Pa.) Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Edward L. Mendoza, CMP, CTC, has been appointed director of sales for the 294-room Sheraton Albuquerque (N.M.) Uptown hotel.
Lynnette Offen, CMP, and Lindsey Hestad have been hired as regional managers for global meetings procurement company HelmsBriscoe. They will be based out of the company’s MidWest regional office.
David Perkins has joined Champion Exposition Services, a Boston-based event services company, as executive vice president of sales.
Norbert Relecker has been appointed general manager of Benchmark Hospitality International’s 156-room Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Keith L. Station has been named national sales manager for the sports and entertainment market at the Irving (Texas) Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau has promoted Zita Steglich to director of convention sales.
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