1:00 PM | Opening General Session Panelist: Industry Update: Changes, Challenges and Moving Forward
Steve Genovesi’s Bio:
Steve has over 35 years of sales & marketing experience in the convention and meetings industry.
- Current responsibilities include overseeing convention sales, sports and convention service departments and has been with Visit Austin for 8 years.
- Prior to coming to Austin, Steve was VP of Sales and Marketing for the Chattanooga, Tennessee CVB and with Marriott International-which included Director of Sales and Marketing for the San Antonio Area Marriotts, Director of Sales at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and opening General Manager for one of the largest urban Residence Inns- located in downtown Philadelphia.
- In 1999, “Most Outstanding Performance for a Director of Sales and Marketing” – Marriott International
- Graduate of Georgia State University- Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Management Degree