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06/21/07
Elite Meetings International Welcomes Therese Hilton as the Newest Member of the Team
The company states this is the first of many key hires in anticipation of exponential growth in 2007 and 2008
(Santa Barbara, Calif.)—Elite Meetings International (EMI) announces the addition of Thérèse Hilton to its growing company. Hilton brings more than six years of experience in the hospitality marketing industry, two-and-a-half of those as Director of Creative Sales for the multimedia division of Resorts & Great Hotels magazine. Her previous experience also includes producing a number one-rated morning news show for an ABC affiliate station.

CEO Kelly Foy says, “Thérèse’s exceptional sales, marketing, and production background will be a great asset to Elite Meetings International. We feel very fortunate to have her on our team.”

As Regional Director for EMI, Hilton will focus on reviewing new and existing hotels and resorts located in the western US and Canada for the company’s magazine, Web site, and annual events.

“This is a terrific opportunity to join a company that has quickly become a heavy hitter in the hospitality industry,” Hilton says. “Elite Meetings International is way ahead of the curve when it comes to delivering smart and efficient solutions for meeting planners, while at the same time providing valuable marketing tools for its hotel partners,” she adds. “I feel extremely fortunate to be part of this team and look forward to contributing to the company’s rapid growth.”

Based in Santa Barbara, California, Elite Meetings International delivers smart and efficient solutions to the upper-echelon groups segment of the hospitality industry. Through its annual publication, Elite Meetings magazine; the Web site, www.EliteMeetings.net; and semiannual event, the Elite Meetings Alliance, the company connects top meeting and incentive planners with the best hotels and resorts in North America. For more information on Elite Meetings International, please call 805-730-1002. For media kit information, please visit www.elitemeetings.net/mediainfo.

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Kelly Foy, CEO
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