Contact Our Team

Our one-of-a-kind sales team is here to assist you.

General Inquiries

Meet the people who make planning a Portland event an unforgettable experience.

1-800-962-3700
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. PDT
Meet us at an upcoming trade show

Media Inquiries

Connect with our Communications and PR team.

1-800-962-3700
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. PDT
journalistsonly@travelportland.com
Travel Portland Media Site
Travel Portland PR Twitter Account

Convention Sales

We would love to hear from you!

Reach us at conventionsales@travelportland.com.

Convention Sales Leadership Team

Desiree Everett, CMP, CGMP

Vice President of Convention Sales
Since 2007
Office 503-275-9781
Mobile 503-545-6819
Affiliations

PCMA, SGMP, ASAE

James Jessie

Chief Sales Officer
Since 2017
Office 503-275-9770
Mobile 602-738-8291
Affiliations

ASAE, PCMA, Association Forum

Convention Sales Support Team

Yanyan Chan

Convention Sales Coordinator
Since 2021
Office 503-275-9288

Raimi Kaan

Senior Convention Sales Coordinator
Since 2021
Office 503-275-9275

Erica Vanausdoll

Sales Operation Manager
Since 2015
Office 503-275-9752
Mobile 541-619-8911

Convention Sales - Small Meetings

Kayla Davis, CMP

Executive Meetings Manager
Since 2013
Office 503-275-9289
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-49 on peak night

Affiliations

MPI

Convention Sales - West Region

Cathy Kretz, CMP

National Account Director
Since 1999
Office 503-275-9788
Mobile 503-936-2171
Key Market Segments

Groups with 250+ on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

Athletic/Sports, Canada, Intel Corporation

Affiliations

PCMA, MPI, Sports ETA

Jamie McCool

National Account Manager
Since 2017
Office 503-548-0973
Mobile 503-930-2771
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

Athletic/Sports, IEEE, Intel Corporation, International, Religious

Affiliations

SGMP, MPI

Convention Sales - Midwest Region

Jamie McCool

National Account Manager
Since 2017
Office 503-548-0973
Mobile 503-930-2771
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

Athletic/Sports, IEEE, Intel Corporation, International, Religious

Affiliations

SGMP, MPI

Shawna Wellman, CMP, CASE

National Account Director
Since 2004
Office 503-275-9754
Mobile 503-260-7210
Key Market Segments

Groups with 250+ on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

IEEE, International, Religious

Affiliations

PCMA

Convention Sales - Northeast Region

Kim Graves, CASE

National Account Director
Since 2019
Office 703-853-7550
Key Market Segments

Education, Cultural, Natural Science, Environmental, Computer Science & Engineering, Manufacturing (Non-NAM members), Trade & Commercial, Union/Labor, Users Groups, IMN, Groups with 250+ on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

HPN Global

Chanel Sheragy, CMP, CASE

National Account Manager
Since 2011
Office 503-275-9286
Mobile 503-442-1296
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

ASAE, PCMA, SGMP, NCBMP

Convention Sales - Washington DC and Vicinity

Tracey Chapman, IOM

National Account Director
Since 2006
Office 240-688-8525
Key Market Segments

Fraternal/Social, Heath & Medical, Law Enforcement, Legal, Hobby, Independent Trade Show, Military/Veteran, Government, Agriculture, Public Admin/Affairs, Corporate, Social Science, Social Welfare, Multi-Level Marketing, Groups with 250+ on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

HPN Global, LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

PCMA, SGMP, PMPI, NCBMP

Kim Graves, CASE

National Account Director
Since 2019
Office 703-853-7550
Key Market Segments

Education, Cultural, Natural Science, Environmental, Computer Science & Engineering, Manufacturing (Non-NAM members), Trade & Commercial, Union/Labor, Users Groups, IMN, Groups with 250+ on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

HPN Global

Chanel Sheragy, CMP, CASE

National Account Manager
Since 2011
Office 503-275-9286
Mobile 503-442-1296
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

ASAE, PCMA, SGMP, NCBMP

Convention Sales - Southwest Region

Kim Graves, CASE

National Account Director
Since 2019
Office 703-853-7550
Key Market Segments

Education, Cultural, Natural Science, Environmental, Computer Science & Engineering, Manufacturing (Non-NAM members), Trade & Commercial, Union/Labor, Users Groups, IMN, Groups with 250+ on peak night

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

HPN Global

Chanel Sheragy, CMP, CASE

National Account Manager
Since 2011
Office 503-275-9286
Mobile 503-442-1296
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

ASAE, PCMA, SGMP, NCBMP

Convention Sales - Southeast Region

Tracey Chapman, IOM

National Account Director
Since 2006
Office 240-688-8525
Key Market Segments

Fraternal/Social, Heath & Medical, Law Enforcement, Legal, Hobby, Independent Trade Show, Military/Veteran, Government, Agriculture, Public Admin/Affairs, Corporate, Social Science, Social Welfare, Multi-Level Marketing, Groups with 250+ on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

HPN Global, LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

PCMA, SGMP, PMPI, NCBMP

Chanel Sheragy, CMP, CASE

National Account Manager
Since 2011
Office 503-275-9286
Mobile 503-442-1296
Key Market Segments

Groups with 10-249 on peak night, IMN

Vertical Markets Regardless of Region

LGBTQ, Multicultural

Affiliations

ASAE, PCMA, SGMP, NCBMP

Convention Services

We would love to hear from you!

Reach us at conventionservices@travelportland.com or 1 (800) 962-3700.

Michael Cavanaugh, CMP, DES

Senior Convention Services Manager
Since 2015
Office 503-275-9772
Affiliations

ESPA, PCMA

Michelle Graham, CMP, DES

Director of Convention & Visitor Services
Since 1994
Office 503-275-9759
Affiliations

ESPA, PCMA