Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hired Kayla Donahue as manager, national sales, joining the in-house sales team.
In Donahue’s new role, she is responsible for selling and marketing Atlanta as a premier destination for group meetings utilizing 251-1,200 rooms on peak, prospecting potential business and representing ACVB at trade shows and events.
In her previous position as group manager at Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Donahue served as the main point of contact for the Southeast corporate and association market and handled 101-4,200 rooms on peak.
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) hosted the 21st annual Atlanta Hospitality Hall of Fame, inducting four new members for their immense contributions to the city’s hospitality industry. Held on Nov. 6 at Delta Flight Museum, the event highlighted the achievements of the inductees, volunteer of the year and honored the Spurgeon Richardson Member of the Year award recipient.
2019 Hospitality Hall of Fame inductees:
- Leona Barr-Davenport, president and CEO, Atlanta Business League
- Ed Bastian, chief executive officer, Delta Air Lines
- Renee Perdue Rucker, security director, SecurAmerica
- Gary P. Stokan, CEO and president, Peach Bowl, Inc.
2019 Spurgeon Richardson Member of the Year: Hyatt Regency Atlanta
2019 Volunteer of the Year: Brenda Archie, Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Downtown
(Above) Left to Right: William Pate, president and CEO, ACVB; Ed Bastian, chief executive officer, Delta Air Lines; Leona Barr-Davenport, president and CEO, Atlanta Business League; Renee Perdue Rucker, security director, SecurAmerica; Gary P. Stokan, CEO and president, Peach Bowl, Inc.; Dexter Warrior, chair of the board of directors, ACVB; and David Rubinger, market president and publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) welcomes Brad Minton as sales manager, national accounts and Treasure Williams as manager, sales.
Minton is responsible for leveraging client relationships and promoting Atlanta as a premier destination to corporate groups, associations, trade shows and conventions requiring more than 1,200 rooms on peak. In his previous position as senior director, sales for Georgia World Congress Center Authority, Minton was charged with managing East Coast-based citywide accounts and their convention needs in Atlanta.
Williams joins ACVB to sell and market Atlanta as a destination for group meetings booking 51-250 rooms on peak. She previously opened Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Marietta and has worked with numerous hotel properties including Fairfield Inn & Suites Buckhead, Staybridge Suites Buckhead, Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta Marriott Century Center and Atlanta Marriott Suites Midtown.