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After 23 years in the travel and hospitality industries, Fred Dixon recently assumed the role of president and CEO of NYC & Company, where he had been serving as executive vice president of market development.
The executive director of the Baltimore Convention Center Peggy Daidakus — winner of the 2013 International Association of Venue Managers’ Lifetime Achievement Award, and the first woman in the United States to manage and operate a national convention center — explains how she's built a legacy in the city she loves.
After she graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in English, all Cori Dossett really wanted to do was teach high-school English.
Earlier this year, following a 23-year career in executive positions at the Walt Disney Co. — most recently as senior vice president of global corporate alliances and operating participants — George Aguel was named president and CEO of Visit Orlando. In this role, Aguel assumes leadership of a $31.7-billion hospitality and travel community that welcomed more than 56 million tourists in 2012 and is supported by more than 224,000 direct tourism-related jobs.
The co-author of 'What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption' is the Convene-sponsored opening keynote speaker at this month’s DMAI Annual Convention — where she’ll talk about how ‘distributed power’ is changing the meeting and travel sectors.