Director of Housing and Events
Susan Poland brings over 20 years of hospitality industry experience in the areas of sales, project management, sourcing and planning to EMCVenues . As Director of Housing and Events, Susan leads the EMCVenues’ team for all it housing needs for Convention and Visitor Bureaus, Sports Commissions, Sports Organizations, Associations and Corporations. She is also responsible for managing existing customer relationships and developing new business for the EMCVenues organization.
Ms. Poland joined EMCVenues in 2008 as Project Manager, followed by New Business Development Director. Previously Ms. Poland was Director of National Sales for Market Segments Incorporated (MSI) and Director of Corporate Sales for Prime Hospitality.
Prior to joining EMCVenues , Ms. Poland worked as a broker assistant for the New York Mercantile Exchange, teacher and sales trainer. Ms. Poland holds a BS degree in Education from the University of Dayton, is a past President of HSMAI and active member of MPI and GBTA.