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ACVB ANNOUNCES CITYWIDE SALES EXECUTIVE HIRE AND LONG-TIME EMPLOYEE PROMOTION

Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announces the hiring of Reneka Edwards and promotion of Zack Laws

Reneka Edwards

Edwards joins the organization as citywide sales executive. She will manage groups ranging from 750 rooms or more on peak. Edwards comes to ACVB with more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She previously worked as senior sales manager at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and has also worked across various market segments in numerous cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington, D.C. and New Orleans.

Zack Laws

Laws has been promoted to director of sales and will oversee day-to-day department operations. He will continue to manage ACVB's efforts to secure sporting events of large-scale format in partnership with Atlanta Sports Council. Laws joined ACVB in 2010 as citywide sales manager to assist with positioning and promoting Atlanta as a premier, global destination for meetings and conventions. With more than 30 years in the hospitality industry, Laws currently sits on the board of directors for Georgia Sports and IAEE's Southeast Chapter and also serves as the lodging and hospitality liaison for the 2025 College Football Playoff National Championship host committee.  

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