May 5, 2009
CONVENTION AND TOURIST BUREAU WELCOMES NEW REGIONAL SALES MANAGER
Shreveport-Bossier, La. – The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau has named Dianna Douglas as the organization’s Regional Convention Sales Manager.
Douglas’ primary responsibility will be booking city-wide convention and meeting business of 450 or more room nights.
Prior to joining the convention and tourist bureau, Douglas worked as the Regional Convention Sales Manager for the Ford Park Event Center, an SMG property, in Beaumont, Texas.
A 17-year veteran of the hospitality and convention industry, Douglas has extensive background in sales and marketing. Her past selling territories include cities in Louisiana, Texas, California,
Florida, Georgia, Washington, D.C., Missouri, Kentucky and Maryland.
"I’m excited about working and living in Shreveport-Bossier," said the Beaumont, Texas native. "Simply put, it has all of the right ingredients for both work and play. I’m looking forward to promoting Shreveport-Bossier on a regional and national platform, while developing relationships with new and existing meeting planners."