David, started his career in Meeting Planning as a Director of Meetings for The Natl. Assoc. of Auto Fleet Administrators, he then joined the New York Hilton as Director of Convention Services. David then headed to Bally’s in Las Vegas and created a Convention Service Department at that property, while preparing and opening Paris Las Vegas overseeing Convention Services, Banquet Setup and Package Room operations. David then joined Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as Vice President of Convention and Meeting Services overseeing 400 of Starwoods North American Hotels Convention Services and Catering Departments. In 2001 David joined Conference Direct as Executive VP of Housing and Registration creating and then heading up their Housing & Registration Division. David returned to Starwood Hotels in 2002 heading up Convention Services and Banquet operations at the Sheraton New York and then moving on to the Corporate Headquarters at Starwood Hotels as Vice President of Catering and Event Services overseeing the companies Catering and Event Service Depts. David left Starwood to join leading Hotel and Meeting technology firm Cendyn SVP, Brand & Enterprise Sales. David has shared his knowledge on event planning processes security, emails, web based cloud technology, how it works, PCI level 1 compliance standards and attachments.
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