Embassy Suites Denver Downtown – Convention Center names Mike Rayburn Director of Sales & Marketing
DENVER,?Oct. 3, 2013?/PRNewswire-iReach/ — The?Embassy Suites Denver Downtown – Convention Center?is pleased to announce that?Mike Rayburn?is now serving as the?Director of Sales & Marketing.?
Rayburn brings more than 15 years of diverse hospitality industry experience to the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown, which is managed by?Denver’s?Sage Hospitality. Rayburn has worked for Sage Hospitality since 2009, most recently serving as the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Denver Airport Marriott, where his team was named Sage’s 2012 “Sales Team of the Year.”
A graduate of?Purdue University, he also previously served as the Director of Group Sales at The Westin Westminster, the Renaissance Denver Hotel and the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. Other prior experience includes sales positions at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, the Shelter Pointe Hotel & Marina in?San Diego, the Marriott Del Mar and the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa.
“Mike is an innovative leader who excels in creating measurable business plans and mentoring highly successful sales teams,” said General Manager?Ed Blair. “We are excited to see how his varied background will help elevate this top performing downtown hotel to new levels.”
The Silver LEED certified Embassy Suites Denver Downtown offers 22,500 square feet of spectacular meeting space, including 14 venues that can host up to 650 people. Located at the crossroads of downtown?Denver?? directly across from the?ColoradoConvention Center and blocks from LoDo, the 16th?Street Mall and the Pepsi Center ? the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown features 403 spacious guest suites and was ranked one of the “Top 25 U.S. Hotels for 2013” by TripAdvisor. The custom-built hotel welcomes guests with a soaring atrium lobby boasting a 14-story sky curtain. Guests can enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast daily and an Evening Reception with snacks, wine & beer. Amenities include a saline-based indoor pool, a Fitness Center, a Massage Studio and a casual American restaurant.