PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has appointed Crystal Kennedy as Senior National Accounts Director. Based in Dallas, TX, she will oversee Western and Southeastern U.S. accounts, focusing on association, sports and corporate citywide business development. Kennedy previously served as Associate Director of Sales at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas.
“Crystal is a high performer who brings excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills to our team,” said PHLCVB Senior Vice President, Convention Division, Kavin Schieferdecker. “She will increase our ability to win key association and corporate groups with her experience and established relationships.”
“This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the best CVBs in the country and add value to a team that is already experiencing positive momentum,” said Kennedy. “I understand the economic benefits of major citywide meetings, conventions and events, as well as how competitive the industry has become. I look forward to immersing myself in Philadelphia’s dynamic culture.”