Providence, RI – August 31, 2015 – Ella Gonzalez of North Kingstown has been named the Director of National Accounts at the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB). She is responsible for marketing Providence and Warwick to potential meeting and convention planners as well as managing current clients in the mid-Atlantic region of the country.
“We are delighted to welcome Ella to the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau,” said Thomas Riel, PWCVB Vice President of Sales. “She brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience along with a sincere passion for Rhode Island, her home state. We know Ella will successfully grow our share of convention business stemming from the competitive mid-Atlantic market.”
Prior to joining the PWCVB, Gonzalez served as sales manager for the Hyatt Regency Newport, where she was responsible for association and government markets and other group business. She also has an extensive background in the corporate and social group sales market, previously working with HelmsBriscoe as a global accounts manager and Hilton Philadelphia Airport in sales management. Gonzalez is a graduate of New England College.
The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is an accredited, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to create vibrant growth for the local hospitality economy by promoting, developing, and expanding a united visitor industry. For more information, contact 401-456-0200 or visit www.GoProvidence.com.