LEXINGTON – VisitLEX announced today that Douglas Barger is the new Destination Sales Manager.
Barger previously worked for the Convention & Visitors Bureau in Jacksonville, Fla., and has experience working for top hotel brands, including Marriott, Omni and Hershey Resorts.
In addition, he has years of experience in medical meeting planning, which will assist him with the medical meeting segment focus. Doug looks forward to working with leaders in Lexington via corporate, medical, religious and fraternal organizations to attract meetings and events to our city.
“Doug’s experience is a great fit for Lexington and will provide a strong foundation for success,” said Marci Krueger-Sidebottom, Vice President of Sales and Services for VisitLEX. “He understands the meeting industry from many angles, which will be instrumental in building on our achievements in recruiting top conventions and events to our community.”