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Ottawa Convention Centre Appoints Paul Keogh as Senior VP, Sales and Client Service
Ottawa Convention Centre is delighted to announce that Paul Keogh has assumed the responsibilities of Senior Vice-President, Sales & Client Service for the Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC), effective May 14, 2014.
Paul has been with Ottawa Convention Centre and the former Ottawa Congress Centre for over 15 years and brings a wealth of experience related to the meetings and convention industry to his new role. He was instrumental in the design and development of the new OCC, and played a pivotal role in operations, sales and marketing as we successfully positioned the OCC as “Canada’s Meeting Place”. In this role, Paul will be directly responsible for the successful execution of our sales, marketing and client satisfaction strategies, working in concert with our team of dedicated OCC colleagues and service partners. Paul’s transition into the new role will be seamless as he has been responsible for the strategic management of the Centre’s overall sales and marketing efforts for the last two years.
Paul’s appointment will assist in the effective and continued mobilization of the Ottawa Convention Centre throughout the Canadian, U.S. and international convention markets, as we work with our industry partners to increase the numbers and frequency of visitors to the Nation’s Capital.
About the Ottawa Convention Centre
Ottawa Convention Centre is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Crown in the Province of Ontario, governed by the Ottawa Convention Centre Corporation Act, with a mandate to operate, maintain and manage an international class convention centre facility in the city of Ottawa in a manner that will promote and develop tourism and industry in Ottawa and Ontario. The former Ottawa Congress Centre was one of the most successful convention centres of its type in the country. The new Ottawa Convention Centre is now open on the site of the old Congress Centre, part of a major redevelopment that has almost tripled its hosting capacity– and has greatly enhanced its appeal to national and international convention, meeting and trade show planners. The Centre is governed by a board of directors, managed by an expert team of professionals and operationally driven by inspired colleagues and selected suppliers whose main goal is to create extraordinary events.
For more information, go to www.ottawaconventioncentre.com.
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