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Lunch with Stephanie Glanzer, CMP and Lisa Messina

May 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Please join us and Las Vegas Hospitality Leaders, Stephanie Glanzer, CMP, Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President for MGM Resorts International and Lisa Messina, Vice President of Sales for Caesars Entertainment Corporation as they discuss business practices being put in place during the re-opening of Las Vegas, helping others in the Las Vegas hospitality community and the new way of building and maintaining relationships with customers.

Stephanie Glanzer, CMP, has recently taken on the role of Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President for MGM Resorts International. She will be overseeing the company’s group sales and operations efforts. In this role, she will be responsible for the overall group sales strategy and operations, which comprises industry relations, global sales, new developments, and property operations including catering, convention services and wedding chapels.   Stephanie was most recently the Vice President of Sales Strategy and Operations for MGM Resorts International where she was responsible ensuring effectiveness and consistency in the total group sales operation across the entire organization. 

Prior to moving into a corporate position, Stephanie was Vice President of Sales at Mandalay Bay and Delano Las Vegas where she provided strategic leadership and direction for the Hotel Sales department that includes over 2 million square feet of convention and exhibit space as well as oversaw Convention Services and Catering. Prior to coming to Mandalay Bay, she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa. Stephanie was on the pre-opening team of CityCenter, where she played an instrumental role in the planning, development and creation of ARIA as a premier convention destination.   

Stephanie began her career with MGM Resorts International in 1998 at The Mirage in Leisure Sales.  Her success in that position led her to management and leadership positons in sales at The Mirage and Bellagio 

 Stephanie earned degrees in Organizational Business as well as Sales and Marketing from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.  She is a member of MPI, SITE, PCMA and HSMAI.  Stephanie also holds her Certified Meeting Professional designation and has a strong passion for public speaking and training on contract negotiation. In her time away from work, she enjoys travel, live music, cooking and spending time with her family. 


Lisa S. Messina is Caesars Entertainment’s Vice President of Sales in Las Vegas, who is responsible for leading Caesars Entertainment sales strategy for meetings and events globally. This includes the oversight and coordination of all Meeting and Convention Sales, and all direct and inside sales efforts in the regions and at the properties.

Messina has over 25 years of leadership sales experience at global hospitality brands such as Hilton Worldwide where she last held the position of Executive Director, Intermediary Group Sales, leading a team of sales directors and managing key intermediary customers. She negotiated and activated global partnership agreements to drive market share and revenue to all 14 brands and 5,000+ hotels.

Prior to Hilton Worldwide, Messina was the Chief Marketing Officer of ConferenceDirect, one of the world’s leading event management and hospitality service firms. She was also the Associate Publisher of MeetingMentor Magazine, a leading trade publication and held several sales leadership positions with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts properties in the U.S.

Messina received her Bachelor of Science at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. She has called Las Vegas home for more than nine years, where she enjoys all that the city has to offer, including outdoor activities she shares with her husband Joe and their two Labrador Retrievers, Chuck and Frankie.


All registrants will receive an email the morning of Thursday, May 28, 2020 with the webinar details.

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