Contact: Kaitlin Friedmann
Creative Marketing Alliance
Takes the Helm at Association's Annual Conference
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ - February 28, 2012 - Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI) started 2012 energized by a new name, new focus and now, a new leader. The association welcomed Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Sales, Cathy Keller, as its new Board President at the recent CSPI Annual Conference, February 26-27, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Keller previously served as the First Vice President and Membership Chair prior to this appointment. She succeeds Yulita Osuba, Senior Director Sales, Marketing, Event Management & Exhibitor Services at the Orange County Convention Center, as President and will serve a one year term. Her goal is to lead an association focused on its members and their needs.
"Our goal is to have each member fully engaged and connected within this association and the resources it provides," says Keller. "With our new brand and overall membership structure, it's an exciting time to be involved with this energized association."
Formerly known as the Association for Convention Sales and Marketing Executives (ACME), CSPI's mission is to enhance the collaboration and partnership between sales professionals of convention centers and destination marketing organizations by delivering education, developing best practices and tracking industry trends worldwide.
Since its inception in 1991, the association has been the only professional association of its kind, existing exclusively to grow and unite members' individual and collective capabilities to enhance their convention bookings and advance their professional knowledge. For more information, please visit www.cspionline.org.
Convention Sales Professional International (CSPI)'s mission is to enhance the collaboration and partnership between sales professionals of convention centers and destination marketing organizations by delivering education, developing best practices and tracking industry trends worldwide. For more information, please visit www.cspionline.org.