August 10, 2005

The Boston Convention and Marketing Center has hired a housing director to serve as a liaison between meeting planners and the city's hotel community. Judy Sheng, a former sales executive at both Westin and Hyatt, will be Boston's first director of citywide room blocks and hotel relations, and will consult with planners to facilitate site inspections, develop hotel packages and secure room blocks. The BCMC is the sales division of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority.