ACVB Adds to Sales and Destination Services Teams

Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announces the hiring of Lani Garner as citywide sales executive and Shannel Ortega as destination services executive.

Garner joins ACVB to sell and market Atlanta as a destination for prospective trade shows and group meetings. She will be responsible for generating leads and subsequent bookings for trade show and national account sales requiring 1,201 rooms or greater on peak night. Garner previously served as senior director of industry relations at SECO International.

Ortega is charged with managing groups utilizing a minimum of 250 hotel rooms on peak night. She will serve as the liaison between the sales department, meeting planners, ACVB member companies and trade associations to ensure the satisfaction of groups coming to Atlanta. Before joining ACVB, Ortega served as client solutions manager at Freeman.

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