Powerhouse Sales Leader, Gabrielle Spanton Joins AlliedPRA Destination Management

LONDON — May 18, 2012 – AlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announces today leading sales veteran, Gabrielle Spanton joined the AlliedPRA Global Sales team as the new Global Sales Manager covering the Canadian market.

Spanton brings over 25 years of sales experience in the travel industry with a long list of business successes from negotiating multi-million dollar contracts to high-end incentive programs. Her career spans the airline industry to performance improvement and loyalty solutions to strategic meetings management. She most recently served in strategic meetings management and sales implementation for two different meetings management companies. In her new role, Spanton will lead the sales efforts in the Canadian market, driving sales growth and business expansion among key accounts, while looking for opportunities to develop additional market share in the region.

“As a leading sales manager in the DMC arena, Gabrielle is known for her professional and consultative approach with a unique understanding of her clients needs, which results in successful programs time and time again,” shared Alan Smith, Vice President of AlliedPRA Global Sales. “She is focused on the desired outcomes each client looks for in partnering with a DMC and her solid track record proves it. We look forward to a successful partnership with Gabrielle and welcome her to the AlliedPRA sales team.”

In addition to her sales success, Spanton is the recipient of numerous sales and leadership awards, as well as being named the 2010 Mentor of the Year by M&IT Magazine and the 2011 Business Professional of the Year by Cambridge Who’s Who.

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA, along with its strategic partners, is the leading global destination management and event planning company with a world-wide span across three continents, 7 countries and over 60 event destinations, serving an impressive array of clientele, representing every major industry and market segment. AlliedPRA offers a full-range of destination management services from event planning, transportation management, tours, teambuilding activities, site selection, product launches, on-site services and more. For information on the complete portfolio of international destination management services, please contact +1 800.797.9471 or visit www.alliedpra.com.

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AlliedPRA Coverage:
AlliedPRA US destinations, include wholly-owned and franchise operations throughout North America with offices located in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, San Diego North, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and South Florida. AlliedPRA European destinations include France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and the United Kingdom. AlliedPRA Arabian destinations include, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman.