The D Discount Pass
June 18, 2014
Detroit, Mich. — The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) has named David Dew senior national sales manager. Dew joins the DMCVB from the Meet Chicago Northwest Convention & Visitors Bureau in Villa Park, Illinois.
Dew brings nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of positions in the hospitality and tourism industry to the DMCVB. His role will be to sell metro Detroit as a destination for meetings and conventions to the Chicago corporate and associations market. One of his primary focuses is the medical meetings market. By attending trade shows and customer events, and making sales calls, office visits and site inspections, he will communicate all Detroit has to offer to meeting planners.
Dew has 13 years of experience in account sales and promoting a convention city. As the former sales manager for the Meet Chicago Northwest CVB, he attracted various groups to Chicago Northwest, economically benefiting more than 60 hotels, a convention center, an 11,000-seat arena and the community at large. Dew’s background also includes hotel, resort and banquet management experience.
A resident of the Chicago area, Dew holds a B.A. in hospitality and tourism from Southern Illinois University.
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) is a private, not-for-profit organization with a mission to market and sell the metropolitan Detroit area on a worldwide basis as a destination for leisure and business travel including conventions, trade shows, corporate meetings, tours and incentive travel and as a film location to maximize additional visitors, visitor expenditures, state and local tax revenues and job opportunities.
More than 700 businesses are represented in the DMCVB's membership. The DMCVB was founded in 1896 as the world's first convention and visitors bureau. visitdetroit.com
CONTACT: Renee Monforton, DMCVB
Buy a hat at Henry the Hatter in Detroit and join a wildly eclectic customer base that once included President Dwight D. Eisenhower and still includes celebrity rocker Kid Rock.