The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International recently recognized several members with “Awards of Excellence” for their outstanding contributions to the association. The recipients:
Sponsor of the Year: Event Team Inc.
General Manager of the Year: Ryan McKenzie, North Central Group
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Professional of the Year: Wendy Johnson, SuperShuttle Arizona
Host Venue of the Year: Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Lifetime Achievement Award: Penny Allphin, Hassayampa Inn/Aris Hospitality
Partner of the Year: Az Big Media
Committee of the Year: Education Committee
Shining Star Award: Stephanie Liegeois, Café Bon Appetit at the MIM
President’s Achievement Award: Erik Dorr, Intelity
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue through programs such as HSMAI ROCET, the Adrian Awards, and the Revenue Optimization Conference. HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Connect with HSMAI at http://www.hsmai.org.
The 250 member Arizona Chapter was established in 1968 and is the second largest chapter in the U.S. The chapter offers members a variety of benefits including monthly education programs targeted specifically to the sales, marketing and revenue management professional, a variety of networking and fundraising events and community service volunteer opportunities. For more information on the Arizona Chapter HSMAI, visit http://hsmai-az.org/.