SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 17, 2016 – AlliedPRA, Inc., a leader in the meetings and events industry, announces Gabrielle Spanton has been promoted to the senior management team position of Vice President, Global Sales, overseeing the strategic direction and management of the AlliedPRA Global Sales team, effective immediately, according to Tony Lorenz, CMM, Chief Executive Officer.
Spanton provides almost 30 years of sales experience in the industry, managing multi-million dollar business relationships and high-end incentive programs. Her career spans from the airline industry to performance improvement, loyalty solutions and strategic meetings management. Prior to her promotion, Spanton served as Director of Global Sales for AlliedPRA driving key account relationships, further developing the Canadian marketplace and targeted industry sectors.
“Our Global Sales Team is one of our primary differentiators in the marketplace, and integral part of successful relationships between AlliedPRA and our valued clients,” shared Lorenz. “Gabby is a natural leader, with incredible depth of experience, insight and understanding of our business. Her focus on the desired outcomes our clients look for in partnering with AlliedPRA is valuable to everyone around her.”
Spanton added: “AlliedPRA has a dynamic group of sales leaders who play a significant role in the global landscape of corporate events. We have incredible strengths and experience to leverage as we continue to redefine our sector. I am truly excited to lead such an extraordinary team of professionals into our next exciting chapter at AlliedPRA.”
Spanton is the recipient of numerous sales and leadership awards. She was named Mentor of the Year and inducted into the Hall of Fame by M&IT Magazine. She has also been recognized as Business Professional of the Year by Cambridge Who’s Who.
Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading event management and solutions company with a reach in over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector. For information on the complete portfolio of AlliedPRA destination management services, contact the award-winning Global Sales team at GlobalSales@AlliedPRA.com or simply visit www.alliedpra.com.
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AlliedPRA destinations are served by wholly-owned and franchise operations in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Northern California, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Barbara, South Florida and Washington, D.C.
Partnering with AlliedPRA connects clients to global partners who specialize in tailoring destinations needs while adhering to the same quality standards found in each AlliedPRA location. Additional global locations are serviced by our strategic partners in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America through 2B UK, Cantrav Destination Management Services, Destination Services Colorado, IVI DMC2, DMC Incentive Travel Iceland, KeyCall France and venuesworld.com.