DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) has named Susan Richardson as its new Director of Sales. Richardson joins the DMCVB from the Javits Center, in New York City.
Richardson brings more than 20 years’ experience in both convention center and hotel sales. Her main priorities at the DMCVB will be leading the sales efforts to continue to attract new convention and group business while building relationships with DMCVB partner hotels, venues and attractions throughout the region. In this new role, Richardson will also be responsible for the DMCVB’s 16 person sales team.
Richardson has served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Park Terrace Hotel in New York City. She has also served in several sales leadership capacities for Interstate Hotels. Other sales roles include: Assistant Director of Sales, The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City; Regional Sales Director, U.S., The National Trade Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto; and U.S. Association/Corporate Sales Manager, Toronto Hilton, Toronto, Ontario.