With over 25 years experience in the hospitality and tourism industry, Debby’s career began in Canada in sales and marketing for Tourism Toronto. She has worked with leading organizations in industries such as Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, Legal, and Association.
After becoming a Top Producer for Conference Direct, in under two years, Debby took a huge leap of faith and started her own business and is now the proud owner of Conference Solutions International Llc with offices in Buckhead, Georgia and Los Angeles, California.
During her career in the meetings industry, Debby has gained experience in Convention and Trade Show Sales, Conference Services & Conference Management, and believes that everything she accomplished prior to starting her own business has prepared her to be successful as an Entrepreneur.
Debby has managed and produced National programs, such as city-wide conventions, high profile incentive trips, Executive Board Retreats, Presidents Clubs, and had a role in coordinating special events for the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Debby is an accomplished event planner who has earned a reputation for unparalleled excellence. Her core skills include strong contract negotiations, identifying cost-savings, site selection, project management and exceptional customer service.
In 2018, Debby received the Smart Women in Meetings Award from Smart Meetings Magazine. This award is given to Women Entrepreneurs who break barriers, overcome obstacles and invent new ways to set the stage for amazing transformations ~ https://www.smartmeetings.com/magazine_article/100-women-inspire-us-entrepreneur
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Darryl began his career in 1999 as CEO of DSS Meetings and Events where he was responsible for planning, managing, executing and handling onsite management for large corporate programs for Accenture at Oracle World, SAP Accenture, Microsoft, Sickle Cell Disease Association, as well as many other conferences and trade shows. He also did sourcing and event management for corporate meetings, associations and large music events.
Prior to joining Conference Solutions International, Darryl served as Director of Sales and Marketing for the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel where he started as Director of Group Sales. During his tenure at the Sheraton Gateway, he managed a team of 14 Group Sales Managers, Catering & Convention Services, and Business Travel. Over the nine years he spent at the Sheraton Gateway, he was responsible for key group accounts and marketing efforts.
As a sales leader for Marriott International Inc., Darryl was responsible for managing sales efforts for a 1,100 room Marriott, and a 400 room Renaissance. He was part of the first joint sales teams responsible for selling multiple brands for Marriott.
He has also worked in Front Desk Management and Guest Services for Stouffer Hotels and Resorts before being promoted in to the sales department where he was recognized for "Outstanding Leadership In Operations".