LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Tourism has named Neil Hibbert to the position of Director of Southeast Sales. Hibbert begins his new position on Monday, August 13, 2018.
Hibbert has an extensive background in convention sales. He most recently worked at Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau in Atlanta as the Director of Sales. He has also held a Director of Sales and Marketing position at the Holiday Inn Atlanta Perimeter. Hibbert graduated Cum Laude from DeVry University with a Bachelor of Science in Network and Communications Management. Hibbert also served as President of National Sales Network Atlanta Chapter and as its National Membership Director. He currently serves on MPI Georgia’s Board of Directors.
Hibbert’s responsibilities include promoting and selling Louisville as a convention, meeting and trade show destination to area-based national associations, government organizations and corporations in the Southeast (Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Colorado) and Multicultural Markets. He will also serve as the official representative for the Bureau in the Atlanta market and act as a liaison between Louisville Tourism, hotels, convention facilities and potential clients.
Facilities & Destinations visited Louisville for the grand opening of its Kentucky International Convention Center in early August. A photo album of the inaugural ceremonies and sites of interest to meeting and event planners can be found on the Facilites Media Group’s Facebook page.