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Arlette Garibay named to Sales Director Position

Jun 3, 2021

To oversee sales efforts at Ontario Convention Center and the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

ONTARIO, California (Thursday, June 3, 2021)  Officials with the Ontario Convention Center and the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau have announced the promotion of Arlette Garibay from Senior Sales Manager to Sales Director.  “We are proud to recognize a talented employee and promote from within” said Shannon Perry, General Manager, Ontario Convention Center. “Arlette has always excelled in sales thru her vibrant personality and client services.”  

Arlette started with Ontario Convention Center in 2007 in the Event Services Department where she developed excellent relationships with clients.  In 2009 she took on the role of Sales Manager and further developed her talents assisting guests with fulfilling their vision for meetings, conventions, weddings or gala events.  Arlette will lead the sales team in their efforts to book the Ontario Convention Center, increase sales, develop deeper relationships with our local hotels, and drive visitors to our area resulting in a positive economic impact for Greater Ontario. 

Prior to Ontario Convention Center, Arlette was the General Manager of Black Angus at several locations in Southern California for more than 10 years.  She was born in Mexico, raised in Los Angeles, graduated from Fontana High School and attended Riverside City College.  Arlette lives in Riverside with her husband and family. She enjoys music concerts, her little dog, and spending time poolside with her family and friends. 

About the Ontario Convention Center

A breathtaking venue, frequently used by filmmakers as an onsite location for movies and commercials, Ontario Convention Center is ideally located in Southern California.  This is the place to meet, connect, and explore! Built and owned by the City of Ontario and privately managed by SMG.  Contemporary in design and equipped with the latest in technology, it boasts more than 225,000 square feet of flexible exhibit space, 2,600 parking spaces, meeting and function space and is ideal for conventions, trade shows, exhibits and meetings. The Center provides a full range of services, world-class cuisine and flexible options provided by a professional, award-winning staff. Ontario Convention Center is proud to be recognized for cleaning and disinfecting to a higher standard to keep our space clean and safe for occupancy with a GBAC Star Accreditation.  There are over 6,000 full service and economy hotel rooms in the Greater Ontario area, including 2,500 rooms within walking distance to The Ontario Convention Center.  For more information visit: www.OntarioCC.org

About the GREATER ONTARIO CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 

The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization to promote the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California to visitors nationally and internationally.  As destination experts we provide leisure, meeting groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting or event within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California.  Ideal for leisure and business travel, the region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character. Under the umbrella of the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the California Welcome Center and several Signature Events to support the overall mission to drive visitors to the region.  The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau provides the necessary destination support tools to execute a successful experience to the region. Visit: www.GOCVB.org.

Contact: Sue Oxarart
Phone: 909.937.3058
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