Industry Update
Appointment17 July 2018

Nicole Porter

Promoted Regional Vice President of Sales
At Concord Hospitality Enterprises in Raleigh - NC, USA

Nicole Porter

Porter joined Concord Hospitality in 2011 and had more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The majority of her focus has been in sales and marketing, covering a variety of brands within full-service hotels, independent boutique hotels, and select-service hotels. Having worked in various markets, she also has extensive experience with numerous hotel segments including business transient, corporate group conferences, associations, youth and professional sports teams, government and military. Porter's most recent transition within the company was in 2015 when she became Concord's Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing. In this role, she focused on positively impacting Concord hotels' revenue performance through her work on special projects for identified hotels requiring supplemental sales efforts. Also, she played a key role in leading Concord's corporate and regional sales processes and initiatives such as spearheading the facilitation, training, and development of operating procedures for hotel customer relationship management (CRM) sales systems.

Concord Hospitality Enterprises

Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, an award-winning hotel management and development company based in Raleigh, N.C., manages more than 90 hotels offering more than 13,000 guest rooms in 20 states and two Canadian provinces.
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