Visit Salt Lake has retained SearchWide Global to find an experienced sales professional with excellent leadership and communication skills to serve as the new Director of Convention Sales.
Visit Salt Lake is a private, nonprofit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake County as a convention, sports, and leisure travel destination. The organization has 60 team members with a budget of $ 13 million. Most of the staff are based in Salt Lake, with five satellite sales directors located in Washington DC, Connecticut, Chicago, and San Francisco.
The Director of Convention Sales will represent Visit Salt Lake to convention planners throughout the U.S., primarily within the health/medical, legal, governmental, and public policy markets. The focus will be on citywide conventions that use a multi-hotel package and the Salt Palace Convention Center or Mountain America ExpoCenter. This position will be based in Salt Lake. An overview of Salt Lake's convention package can be seen here.
SearchWide Global is a full service executive search firm primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, lodging, convention, trade association, venue management and experiential marketing industries. We specialize in C-Level and Director level executive searches for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized public and private companies and associations.