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Mary Neister,
Vice President Meet Hawaii

Meet Hawaii
Call: 8089240253
mneister@hvcb.org
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Location: Hawaii


Adele Tasaka,
Senior Director of Accounts

Meet Hawaii
Call: (808) 924-0225
atasaka@hvcb.org
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Geographic Territory: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming

Location: Honolulu, HI

Responsibilities: Selling Hawai‘i as a meetings destination and developing new business leads for meetings and incentive programs by groups based in Hawai‘i and selected key markets nationally. Ms. Tasaka’s career in the visitor industry spans more than 35 years and has included sales and marketing positions in hotels and luxury resorts in California and Hawai‘i.


Joan Palmtag,
Regional Director of Accounts

Meet Hawaii
Call: (925) 359-6922
jpalmtag@hvcb.org
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Geographic Territory: Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Western Canada

Location: San Ramon, CA

Responsibilities: Selling Hawai‘i as a meetings destination and developing new business leads for meetings and incentive programs by groups based on the West Coast and in Western Canada. Now based in California, Ms. Palmtag had previously lived in Hawai‘i and worked in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years. Her career experience includes 10 years in hotel operations and group sales at the Maui Inter-Continental Hotel, Wailea Resort, followed by 10 years handling national sales for The Westin Maui and Westin Maui Prince Hotel.


Kathy Dever,
Regional Director of Accounts

Meet Hawaii
Call: (312) 646-5353
kdever@hvcb.org
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Geographic Territory: Illinois (Accounts A-H), Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Kansas, Nebraska, Eastern Canada

Location: Chicago

Responsibilities: Selling Hawai‘i as a meetings destination and developing new business leads for meetings and incentive programs by groups based in the Midwest and Eastern Canada. Ms. Dever began her career in the hospitality industry in 1984 and her experience includes sales and marketing positions with the Maui Inter-Continental Hotel, the Kapalua Bay Hotel Maui, Stouffer Hotels & Resorts, and Camino Real Hotels & Resorts – Westin Hotels Mexico.


Lee Conching,
Director of Sales, Service & Support

Meet Hawaii
Call: (808) 943-3555
lconching@hccaeg.com
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Geographic Territory: Southern California

Location: Honolulu, HI


Meredith Parkins,
Regional Director of Accounts

Meet Hawaii
Call: (703) 625-0163
mparkins@hvcb.org
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Market Specialty: Association

Geographic Territory: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Tri-State Area (MD, DC, VA) Accounts (A-M)

Location: Washington, DC

Responsibilities: Selling Hawai‘i as a meetings destination and developing new business leads for meetings and conferences, primarily by associations based in U.S. East markets, with particular emphasis given to the vital Washington, DC market. Ms. Parkins has more than 12 years of sales experience within the meetings and hospitality industry including 10 years representing HVCB and HCC in Washington, DC.


Vickie Omura,
Vice President, Meet Hawai‘i Citywide Sales & Marketing

Meet Hawaii
Call: (808) 943-3046
vomura@hccaeg.com
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Location: Honolulu