DALLAS, Texas – Sheraton Dallas is welcoming Brad Barbour as the hotel’s new director of event management. Barbour brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience to the role.
As the director of event management, Barbour will manage the different departments within event management such as planning, banquets and catering, service, and technology. He will be responsible for executing all property events, ensuring customer needs are met, and developing and implementing event management strategies.
Barbour started his hospitality career at Marriott’s Mountain Shadows Resort where he won Associate of the Year his very first year. He has held several director positions at various hotels and resorts across the country.
“We are proud to welcome Brad to Sheraton Dallas and are confident he will lead our events teams in a productive and energetic manner,” said Chandana Weerasekara, Sheraton Dallas Hotel manager. “We are looking forward to seeing the results of his leadership and the growth he will bring to our team.”
Sheraton Dallas Hotel provides more than 230,000 square feet of event space, making it a backdrop for any type of gathering. Offering the latest in technology with a functional and updated style, events of all sizes can be accommodated from motivational team meetings and training and annual conferences to intimate social gatherings and large galas. The conference center and pre-function areas are centrally located within the hotel to provide access to hotel amenities.
One of the largest hotels in north Texas with 1,841 guest rooms, the hotel features a state-of-the-art fitness center with five Peloton bikes, a rooftop pool, Club Lounge, and three food and beverage dining outlets: Open Palette, Draft Sports Bar & Lounge, and Open Mkt. Grab ‘n Go. Located right off the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Pearl/Arts District station, Sheraton Dallas offers guests and employees a location in the epicenter of downtown Dallas.