ST. JAMES, JAMAICA — The SMG-managed Montego Bay Convention Centre has appointed Rene McCoy to spearhead its North American associations and corporate markets sales segment.
McCoy in her new post as National Sales Manager will have direct responsibility for maintaining and acquiring business in the groups and conventions market. She is based in Washington, DC, and will also be working closely with the Jamaica Tourist Board to improve market share in this segment.
“I’m excited at this new prospect of working with the Montego Bay Convention Centre. This facility and the destination on a whole has so much to offer the meetings and conventions market. When you consider all the various elements that the destination has to offer, Montego Bay truly is an impressive meeting destination,” said McCoy.
McCoy is an active member of Meeting Planners International (MPI) and Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), where she serves on the Emerging Professionals Committee and is chair of the Generation Meet Website and Blog.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As a recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.
For more information on Montego Bay Convention Centre, check out the 2016 SuperBook issue of Facilities & Destinations magazine.