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Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Tracey Megee as National Accounts Manager
The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has named Tracey Megee as its new National Accounts Manager. Megee, who began her new position in July, will be responsible for the North East market, booking groups between 200 to 1,499 guestrooms on peak night.
“Tracey’s experience in selling our city and her drive to meet and exceed goals and expectations are invaluable assets to customers and to our organization,” said Jack Ferguson, President and CEO of the PHLCVB.
Megee joins the PHLCVB after spending almost thirty years with Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown, formally the Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel. Megee’s career has included positions in both operations and sales such as Director of Catering Sales, Senior Sales Manager and Director of Group Sales. In her most recent position, she served as the Director of Association Sales at Sheraton Downtown where she developed an aggressive campaign to market its newly renovated meeting space to gain new business. As a result, she exceeded her 2013 year end goal by $1.6 million.
Tracey said, “I have had the absolute pleasure of working alongside the industry’s finest professionals, which has allowed me the opportunity to grow within my profession. With my experience within the local market I understand the selling process in Philadelphia and the importance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. I join a terrific team and look forward to exceeding my individual goals and contributing to the success of the PHLCVB.”
Megee brings to the PHLCVB almost three decades of hospitality and sales experience. She began her career in 1985 as a Catering Coordinator for Wyndham International in Philadelphia. Continuing to expand on her hospitality expertise, Megee worked her way up, holding positions such as Sales Manager, Convention Services Manager, Assistant Director of Catering before moving to Houston, Texas in 1992 where she held the position of Director of Catering at the Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel. In 1995 she returned to Philadelphia as Director of Catering at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza, Megee mentored and developed managers to grow within the company resulting in five promotions to Director of Catering positions throughout the company. In her last position with Wyndham as a Senior Sales Manager, Megee was awarded the President’s Circle and Chairman’s Circle Awards twice for exceeding booking goals by 25% and 65%.
She currently maintains professional affiliations with MPI and PCMA.
For more information, go to www.discoverPHL.com.
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