ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has hired a national sales manager and promoted two team members to new roles.
Danielle Appeley-Epstein joins as national sales manager and is responsible for selling and marketing Atlanta as a destination for group meetings requiring 251 to 1,200 rooms on peak, focusing on East Coast markets, and representing ACVB at events and trade shows. In her previous role as national sales manager at Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, Appeley-Epstein managed Midwest markets, working with major trade associations for some of the largest meetings and conventions in the U.S.
Amanda Dyson has been promoted to director, membership, corporate events, and visitor services, now leading recruitment and retention programs for current and prospective members. She will also manage industry event planning and is responsible for the daily operations of the visitor information center, located in downtown Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. Her tenure with ACVB began in 2004 as marketing manager before holding roles in international and domestic tourism and joining the membership team in 2017.
As manager, facilities, Janine Douglas will oversee all ACVB facilities, including the visitor information center as well as manage vendor relations. She joined the organization in 2009 as administrative assistant, corporate events and development as well as community and governmental affairs. She was promoted to coordinator in 2005 and has provided support to some of ACVB’s major events, including BronzeLens Film Festival.