Spectra, the providers of venue management to the Owensboro Convention Center, is pleased to announce David DiSalvo has joined the team at the Owensboro Convention Center as the director of sales.
A native of Pittsburgh, Penn., and a hospitality veteran, DiSalvo brings decades of experience to the role having had positions in catering, event management and sales. He most recently served as the director of sales at the Kalahari Resort in Mount Pocono, Penn. Prior to that position, he was back in the Bluegrass State as director of sales and marketing for the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky.
“When looking at candidates for this position, Dave really accelerated to the top of the list with his vast experience in multiple areas of tourism,” says General Manager Laura Alexander. “He truly understands what it takes to lead a successful team, and we look forward to working with our hospitality partners to bring quality events to Owensboro.”
“Dave brings a strong resume of successful experience,” adds Mark Calitri, president and CEO of the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “I look forward to working with him and General Manager Laura Alexander to bring more business to Owensboro and create an economic impact to our community.”
With his 20 plus years of knowledge gained from working with various hotels to urban settings to destination resorts, DiSalvo looks forward to successfully developing new strategies for the Owensboro team.
The award-winning Owensboro Convention Center is Western Kentucky’s premier multi-purpose venue. Overlooking the scenic Ohio River in revitalized downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, the full-service facility has just under 102,000 sq.ft. of available space, including a 44,000+ sq.ft. exhibition hall, the 8,900+ sq.ft. Kentucky Legend Pier outside, plus additional ballroom, meeting and pre-function space. “Let us help you customize your next event!” For more info, visit OwensboroCenter.com.
Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Partnerships. For more info, visit SpectraExperiences.com.