May & June have been a busy few months for the sales team. Here is a list of all sales activities and new announcements.

Sacramento client event:
May 22, 2012, 59 industry meeting planners attended, 17 partners participated. MCCVB also had an education piece with LinkedIn.

Los Angeles client event:
May 9, 2012, 35 industry meeting planners attended, 9 partners participated. Sales calls with partners were done before and after event.

San Diego HelmsBriscoe luncheon with MCCVB partner on May 10, 2012. 6 HB representative were in attendance.

Arizona Sales Mission. John Ehlenfeldt, CMP, May 21-23, 2012. Visited with 31 clients in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Met with: HelmsBriscoe, Global Synergies, HPN and more.

Alaska Airlines/MCCVB event, June 5, 2012, San Diego, CA. MCCVB representatives along with Monterey partners, Alaska Airline partners and San Diego meeting planners came together to celebrate the launch of daily non-stop service from San Diego, CA to Monterey.

IAGTO golf convention. June 6-9, 2012. Biloxi, MS. One-on-one appointments with tour and travel golf operators from around the globe that book golf groups into North America. 35 suppliers were on hand to meet face-to-face with 35 tour and travel operators. MCCVB was present as well as Pebble Beach resorts.

MPI Southern California annual Awards and Installation Gala, June 28, 2012, Pasadena, CA. 250 industry associates will gather together to network and celebrate the induction of the 2012/2013 MPISCC board of directors.

MCCVB Client Advisory Council, June 28-30, 2012. Monterey, CA. The MCCVB Client Advisory Council will be held at the Best Western Plus Beach Resort for this bi-annual meeting. Industry planners that book business into Monterey County will be present to discuss ways MCCVB can fine-tune its efforts to increase business potential to our destination.

MCCVB's very own Jerry Diaz was promoted to Sales Executive, Small Meetings. This new position will focus on a specific territory and increase efforts on small business meeting development for Monterey County.

Stephanie Calica joins the MCCVB group sales staff as our new Coordinator. Stephanie was most recently with Carmel Valley Ranch. Welcome aboard Stephanie!