SEATTLE – Visit Seattle is pleased to announce the hire of Cameron Hart as National Account Director, effective July 22. In his new role, Hart will sell the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle and area hotels to corporation, associations, and other large groups on the West Coast. With a planned opening of Spring 2022, the Summit building is one and a half blocks from the existing building, Arch, creating a campus environment for future meetings.
Hart is a Seattle native and well-versed in all it has to offer clients. He started his hospitality career at The Westin Seattle in 2004, working a variety of positions and earning the Employee of the Year Award in 2005. In 2011, Hart moved into sales with The Westin Seattle and in 2013, transferred to Charlotte, North Carolina after being promoted to Sales Manager. During his three years in Charlotte he sold Westin, Sheraton and Le Meridian brands. Hart returned to Seattle in 2016 to assume the Senior Sales Executive role for The Westin Seattle and in 2018 he was a core part of The Westin Seattle’s Hotel Sales Team of the Year for all Marriott brands in the Western Mountain Pacific region.
“Cameron has been a great partner on the hotel side of the community in Seattle and it is a true pleasure to bring someone with his passion, service level and knowledge of the city to our team,” said Visit Seattle Vice President, Convention Sales & Services Kelly Saling. “We know he will be an asset to Visit Seattle and continue to strengthen our client relationships on the West Coast.”
“I am thrilled to be working with Visit Seattle to share my appreciation for my native city and showcase our incredible destination,” Hart said. “I look forward to promoting Seattle and creating opportunities for groups to experience all that we have to offer as a world-class meetings, conventions and leisure destination.”
Hart is a proud graduate of North Seattle Community College where he earned his Associate of Arts degree. Hart is also the Fundraiser Board Chair for the Northwest Chapter of PCMA. When not busy promoting Seattle and King County, Hart enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying all the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
About Visit Seattle
Visit Seattle has served as the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Seattle and King County for more than 50 years. A 501(c)(6) organization, Visit Seattle enhances the economic prosperity of the region through global destination branding along with competitive programs and campaigns in leisure travel marketing, convention sales and overseas tourism development. More than 40 million annual visitors spend $7.9 billion in the city and county each year. The economic power of travel and tourism generates more than 78,000 Seattle area jobs and contributes $806 million in annual state and local tax revenue. Visit visitseattle.org.
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