This month BATW welcomed two new Associate members: Kelly Powers, of The Hotel Council Of San Francisco, and Susan Wilson, of Susan Wilson Marketing. We look forward to meeting them at our events.
Kelly Powers, Director of Marketing and Membership, The Hotel Council of San Francisco
The Hotel Council represents the local hospitality industry and serves as a liaison with all areas of city government, local media, special constituency groups, and related tourism entities. Established in 1987, the Hotel Council is a non-profit member organization led by a Board of Directors to ensure economic and social vitality of the hospitality industry in San Francisco. We believe the hospitality industry must be united to deliver our message to the City and public. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.hotelcouncilsf.org
Susan Wilson, Principal, Susan Wilson Marketing
For more than 30 years Susan Wilson has represented some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Hyatt Hotels in California, Sheraton Hotels in Hawaii and CityPASS, among others.
In in 2010 she brokered the first online press room for the U.S. Travel Association’s International Pow Wow (IPW) with TravMedia, a global news distribution site. Susan’s online experience includes LasVegas.com, CityPASS and Starline Tours, where she launched the TMZ tour with Harvey Levin and Warner Bros.
Her specialty is international travel and tourism media and large scale events. She is currently managing sponsorship marketing for Meeting Professional International’s World Education Congress event in San Francisco in July 2015, and is part of the Communications Team for the Moscone Convention Center Expansion.
Among her current client list is Starline Tours of Hollywood, San Francisco Travel Association, California’s Gold Country in Northern California, TravMedia and the Westfield Travel Collection. She works for her clients through offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and the Greater Dallas Metroplex, in Corsicana, Texas. Contact: email@example.com; 480-824-3015.