Caryn Wong

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Caryn joined GainingEdge as Management Assistant in July 2012. She provides management support to the company’s Corporate Office and its clientele.  She is also part of the BestCities team working as their Associate, Alliance Operations. Prior to joining GainingEdge, Caryn worked for one of Malaysia’s leading destination management companies and professional… Continue reading Caryn Wong

Loren Christie

Loren Christie brings more than 25 years of experience in Tourism & Hospitality to his role as Managing Director of the BestCities Global Alliance. He held various leadership positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts during his 17 year career with them including Director of Sales for International Congress, Business Transient and Leisure Sales at the… Continue reading Loren Christie

Lesley Williams

Lesley’s passion for business events started when she joined the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) in 2000 as Director of Sales, with a remit to take the EICC into operational profit through the development of key international and national association & corporate business. In 2010 Lesley joined Marketing Edinburgh as Head of Business Tourism where… Continue reading Lesley Williams

Rebecca Yan

Rebecca has 17 years of experience in the tourism and business events industry, including three years of Business Development experience with Olea Consultancy for international hotel chains, an online accommodation wholesaler, destination management companies as well as international outbound travel agencies, and destination management companies She has represented AMResort as its GSA in Asia markets,… Continue reading Rebecca Yan

Esther Ng

With close to 25 years of experience in the tourism, hospitality and business events market, Esther joined the Travel Industry as Corporate Sales Manager handling bids for Business Event, Incentives and Leisure travel and was also operationally involved in the event management. During this time, Esther secured an extensive network of multinational clients within South… Continue reading Esther Ng

Marlieke Kemp-Janssen

As Founder and Managing Director of Aureum Hospitality Advisers, Marlieke provides personable and results-driven revenue management and digital marketing solutions to companies in and beyond the hospitality industry. Marlieke has over 10 years of experience in the international hotel industry. She has held positions as Revenue Manager, Ecommerce Manager, Digital Marketing Manager and Marketing Communications… Continue reading Marlieke Kemp-Janssen

Molly Doheny

Molly has worked as a travel agent, tour operator, travel PR account director and destination marketing executive in a MICE and travel career that spans over 30 years. In 1997, Molly joined what was then the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley Tourist Board as Senior Manager – Convention Bureau, and 3 years later was promoted… Continue reading Molly Doheny

Alessandra Delmonte

Alessandra Delmonte has been involved in the North American international business tourism market segment for almost 10 years, in a Business Development Director position. She has worked with over twenty-five International DMOs and venues to develop and execute sales and marketing activities, including client events, sales missions throughout the USA and Canada, and educational trips.… Continue reading Alessandra Delmonte

Tia Daniels

Tia is based in Denmark and brings more than 25 years of experience in the meetings and events industry to GainingEdge, with many of her previous positions stationed in the U.S. and Denmark. Her most recent roles include Director of Sales and Marketing at Konventum Hotel & Conference Center and International Senior Sales Manager, Congresses &… Continue reading Tia Daniels

Helen Crompton

Helen has worked in the meetings industry for 12 years, joining the multi-award-winning ACC Liverpool when it opened in 2008, and first working in event management before moving into the conference sales and bidding team. Having spent many years working in the only convention, arena and exhibition centre in Liverpool, she has worked with a… Continue reading Helen Crompton