Renowned events industry professional John Sklencar has joined etc.venues USA as sales development manager based at the company’s 360 Madison Avenue, New York City location.
Sklencar joins from Choose Chicago where he was national sales manager, Northeast. Previously he worked for several years both for Visit Britain in New York City and for Destination DC.
Sklencar is also well-known within the industry through his roles with Meeting Professionals International Greater New York chapter where he is director of sponsorship and was previously director of member recruitment. He was also a member of the Programs Committee of Professional Convention Management Association New York chapter for two years.
Sklencar joins etc.venues just as the company has launched its second venue in New York City, at 601 Lexington Avenue, following its first opening at 360 Madison Avenue in March 2020.
Sklencar says, “This is an exciting time to be joining etc.venues. 601 Lexington Avenue is a superb addition to the portfolio with its wide range of impressive rooms and facilities coming available just as meetings and training events are coming back into Manhattan. It is immediately attracting substantial bookings from major corporate organizations.”
Garrett Ronan (pictured left), chief operating officer for etc.venues USA, says, “John’s experience and knowledge of the events and meetings sector in New York City will be a tremendous asset as we introduce these two stunning new venues in Manhattan to events and learning and development professionals.”
etc.venues is a leading provider of urban non-residential event venues in the U.K. and in New York City with properties at 360 Madison Avenue and 601 Lexington Avenue. The company also applies its expertise in providing amenity consultancy services to leading property owners and management companies. For more info, visit www.etcvenues.com