Carla M. Quercioli named Member of Year of Association for Convention Operations Management
Covington, KY/January 31, 2011–Carla M. Quercioli, Convention Services/Housing Manager for the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau, has been named the Member of the Year by the Association for Convention Operations Management (ACOM). Ms. Quercioli was honored with the award at ACOM's 2011 annual conference this month in Las Vegas, NV.
According to ACOM Executive Director Lynn McCullough, Ms. Quercioli received the coveted award for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the association over many years. "Carla has been very supportive of ACOM and has continually shown such great enthusiasm and commitment to helping make our annual conference a success," says Ms. McCullough. For the past two years, Ms. Quercioli has chaired a committee related to the ACOM annual conference, and has been actively involved in ACOM for over nine years.
"Being named ACOM Member of the Year is a testimony to Carla's hard work and dedication to our clients," says Tom Caradonio, President & CEO of the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Service is one of our cornerstones at the NKYCVB and it is rewarding that her peer group recognized what we see every day. We are very proud and happy for Carla."
About the Association for Convention Operations Management
ACOM is dedicated to advancing the practice of convention services management (CSM) in the meetings industry, and to preparing CSM professionals for their critical role in the growth and success of their organizations. ACOM members hold many positions in convention & visitor bureaus, convention centers, conference centers, hotels and resorts. For more information, log onto www.acomonline.org.
About the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau
The mission of the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau is that of an aggressive sales, marketing, service, and informational organization whose primary responsibility is to positively impact the Northern Kentucky economy through conventions, meetings, and visitor expenditures. The direct economic impact of visitors' spending in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties in 2009 was $262 million.