Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for the Louisiana city, hired a vice president of sales and services, effective immediately.
David Bradley will lead five staff members in selling Shreveport-Bossier’s group tours, convention and meeting space and 10,000-plus hotel rooms. Bradley and his team will attract new business and maintain client relationships through direct sales, customer and facility relationships, tradeshows and client events.
Born and raised in Boston, Mass., Bradley most recently served as the director of convention sales for the Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau in Pennsylvania from 2002 until 2014. He was recently recognized by the National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners as the Charles E. Wright Supplier of the Year for his dedication and commitment to fostering excellence and professionalism in the industry.
“We are very excited to welcome David to Shreveport-Bossier,” said Stacy Brown, president, Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. “He will be a wonderful asset to our community and is looking forward to getting up to speed quickly.”
Bradley began his career as a hotel desk clerk and has had more than 20 years of experience within the hospitality and tourism industry serving in capacities from director of catering to general manager. His career has encompassed many major hotel brands, including Hilton, Sheraton, Omni, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn and Ramada Plaza in areas like Philadelphia, New England and Illinois.
For more information about conventions and meetings, visit www.shreveport-bossier.org/meetings.