Visit Winston-Salem Names New National Sales Manager

Visit Winston-Salem Names New National Sales Manager

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2016-04-11

Visit Winston-Salem announced Alexandra "Alex" Collins, CHSE, as the new national sales manager responsible for booking convention business in the national, regional association and corporate market segments.

Collins has more than a decade in the hospitality industry, most recently as group association sales manager at Twin City Quarter - a complex in downtown Winston-Salem with 461 guest rooms and 170,000 square feet of meeting space between the Marriott Hotel, Embassy Suites and Benton Convention Center. Prior to Twin City Quarter, Collins was at the Marriott Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Beach Resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill and received her Master's Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.

With more than 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance to the Benton Convention Center - which is currently undergoing an $18 million renovation - historic facilities and innovative venues, Winston-Salem offers a variety of facilities to accommodate small groups as well as citywide events. Centrally located in North Carolina, Winston-Salem offers diverse and vibrant experiences for meetings and corporate events. Known as a City of Arts & Innovation, Winston-Salem has a unique vibe shaped by an intriguing mix of Old Salem's Eastern European Moravian history and the thriving industrial center of Winston.

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Winston-Salem is centrally located in North Carolina between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. It is easily accessible by car via Interstate 40, Business Interstate 40, Interstate 77, Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 52. Scheduled air service is available through Piedmont Triad International Airport just 20 minutes east of Winston-Salem. Accommodations range from bed and breakfasts to luxury hotel rooms. For more information on Winston-Salem, call toll free 866.728.4200; go to visitwinstonsalem.com; or stop by the Winston-Salem Visitor Center, 200 Brookstown Avenue in the historic Brookstown Mill area just south of downtown Winston-Salem.

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Contact

Casey Hough
Marketing & Media Manager
Visit Winston-Salem
336.728.4217
casey@visitwinstonsalem.com

Marcheta Keefer
Director of Marketing & Communications
Visit Winston-Salem
336.728.4211
Marcheta@visitwinstonsalem.com

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