Hospitality Veteran Joins Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

Published: December 1, 2014

Contact:  John Golden
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Hospitality Veteran Joins Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

 

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (December 1, 2014) - The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board has hired Megan Tomlinson as its new Director of Event Services & Membership.

Tomlinson brings 17 years of experience as a sales manager with her. For the past three years she was a sales manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, most recently responsible for the sports, pharmaceutical and medical markets, as well as the association market in the Midwest. In prior years her markets included tradeshow, consumer show and corporate, as well as the associations market in Washington, D.C. KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (December 1, 2014) - The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board has hired Megan Tomlinson as its new Director of Event Services & Membership.

Tomlinson brings 17 years of experience as a sales manager with her. For the past three years she was a sales manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, most recently responsible for the sports, pharmaceutical and medical markets, as well as the association market in the Midwest. In prior years her markets included tradeshow, consumer show and corporate, as well as the associations market in Washington, D.C.

"We are certainly thrilled to have her join our team. With her knowledge, experience and enthusiasm, I am confident she will bring a new and exciting dynamic to the position at Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board," said Board President Bill Fitzgerald.

Prior to working for the Pennsylvania Convention Center, she spent 14 years at the Valley Forge Convention Center, selling and servicing all market segments, producing over $4 million in convention revenue annually.

Tomlinson attended Millersville and Temple Universities and is a member of the International Association for Exhibitions and Events; National Association of Consumer Shows; Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International; and the Professional Convention Management Association.

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The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board is a nonprofit, membership-based sales and marketing organization that actively promotes the Valley Forge area and Montgomery County, Pa., as a convention site and leisure visitor destination by encouraging patronage of its 300-plus member hotels, restaurants, attractions and services. The Board's website serves visitors, meeting planners, tour operators and residents, as well as hosting The Pursuit, a twice-weekly blog.

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