“Meetings Matter” Theme to Promote Meetings & Conventions for 2023 Global Meetings Industry Day
On March 30, the global meetings industry will again celebrate an international advocacy day by promoting the importance that in-person corporate meetings, trade fairs, conferences & conventions bring to people, commerce, and popular travel destinations. The theme for this year’s Global Meetings Industry Day – “Meetings Matter” – was selected to emphasize the economic, social, and community benefits as a result of business events, meetings and conventions. After almost three years of pandemic-related cancelations and virtual events, the global meetings industry is excited to celebrate this important day as the world returns to in-person meetings. The industry will also use this day to demonstrate how vital meetings are to those who attend, as well as to the facilities and destinations that play host to meetings, corporate events, and incentives.
For Fairmont Mayakoba, meetings, events, and incentives are serious business. The luxury resort features a variety of guest rooms, meeting spaces, dining options, and activities, all perfectly suited to accommodate any type of meeting, event, or incentive group. Meeting facilities include 28,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space and two outdoor event lawns, one measuring 7,300 sq. ft. and the other 13,000 sq. ft., suitable for any type of group function. For indoor gatherings, there are two ballrooms with adjacent foyers, which are perfect for cocktail receptions, exhibit areas, or registration space. There are also seven various-size breakout rooms, as well as outdoor space equipped with modern technology that can easily adapt to various group events.
In addition to the resort facilities, Fairmont Mayakoba has one of the most professional meeting, event, and incentive teams available at any resort hotel. This dedicated team works tirelessly to perfectly plan and flawlessly execute every meeting and event, no matter how big or small. Details are overlooked from the earliest stages of planning, ensuring meeting planners always exceed their client’s expectations. This is the key to Fairmont’s reputation as one of the premier meeting and event resorts in Mexico. The team of skilled professionals at Fairmont Mayakoba includes:
Victoria Bonilla, Director of Sales manages the Group Sales team at Fairmont Mayakoba. Victoria has been with Fairmont Mayakoba for 13 years and with Accor for 15 years in the groups meeting and incentive segment. Victoria is based in Miami, FL and handles meetings and incentives from Canada, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Florida, and Texas. Victoria.Bonilla@Fairmont.com
Ezra Quintanar, CMP Senior Group Sales Manager has been with Fairmont Mayakoba for one year in the groups meeting and incentive segment. Ezra is a Certified Meeting Professional and has more than 20 years of experience in the groups segment with positions in various international destinations. Ezra is based in Playa del Carmen and handles meetings and incentives for the US market, specifically from the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US regions. Ezra.Quintanar@Fairmont.com
Kristen Czarny, Senior Regional Sales Manager has been with Fairmont Mayakoba for five years and seven with Accor. She has over 15 years of experience in the groups segment. Kristen is based in Chicago and handles meetings and incentives out of the Midwest US region. Kristen.Czarny@Fairmont.com
Mario Diaz, Senior Sales Manager has been with Fairmont Mayakoba for two years in the meetings and incentive segment, bringing 16 years of industry experience to the Fairmont team. Mario is based in Playa del Carmen and handles meetings and incentives coming from the West Coast of the US. MarioAngel.Diaz@Fairmont.com
Guadalupe Avila, Group Sales Manager is responsible for the Domestic and Latin America market in the meeting and incentive segment. Guadalupe has been with Fairmont Mayakoba for two years and has over 18 years of experience. She is based in Playa del Carmen and is on the MPI Mexican Caribbean board and has certifications as a CSM, CVENT Certified Supplier, Inclusive Events Design, and SAWI. firstname.lastname@example.org
So, when the time comes to plan your next important meeting, event, or incentive, be sure to consider Fairmont Mayakoba, where you’ll find the perfect blend of luxurious facilities, attentive service, and one of the most highly skilled professional meeting and incentive teams in Mexico.
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