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Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) Welcomes a National Sales Manager and Promotes Two Team Members to New Roles

Appley -Epstein, Dyson & Douglas

Danielle Appley-Epstein joins the in-house sales team as national sales manager and is responsible for selling and marketing Atlanta as a premier 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, Appley-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 be responsible for the daily operations of the visitor information center, located in Downtown's Centennial Olympic Park. Her tenure with ACVB began in 2004 as marketing manager before holding roles in international and domestic tourism and joining membership in 2017.

As manager, facilities, Janine Douglas will oversee all ACVB facilities, including the visitor information center at Centennial Olympic Park as well as manage vendor relations. She joined ACVB in 2009 as administrative assistant, corporate events and development as well as community and governmental affairs, supporting three vice presidents. She was promoted to coordinator in 2005 and has provided support to some of ACVB's major events, including BronzeLens Film Festival.