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Rene McCoy named U.S. national sales manager for Montego Bay Convention Center

Renee McCoy

The Montego Bay Convention Centre, which is managed by SMG, has appointed Rene McCoy to spearhead its North American associations and corporate markets sales segment.
As national sales manager, McCoy will have direct responsibility for maintaining and acquiring business in the groups and conventions market. She is based in Washington, D.C., and will also be working closely with the Jamaica Tourist Board to improve market share in this segment, SMG said.
“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 in a written release.
A native of Brooklyn and a graduate of Livingstone College, McCoy comes with over 20 years of experience in the meetings and events industry, having served as Global Account Director for major hotel chains.
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.
SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers 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.

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