Cherryl Brazier, Director - Global Sales with Carlson Hotels Worldwide, part of Carlson's new global team set up to represent the 400 International properties. Previously Global Director of Group and Incentive Sales with Millennium Hotels and Resorts covering West Coast and Texas based in Los Angeles, also held position as Director of Group, Meeting and Incentive sales at Thistle Hotels with responsibility for sales and marketing plans for the US and Canada. In 1998, she arrived in the USA to take on the position as Senior Marketing executive with the British Tourist Authority in Los Angeles.
Cherryl began her career in London and the U.K. holding a number of management positions including prestigious venues such as the Café Royal and the Brewery in the City of London. She was responsible for the implementation and launch of “Meeting 2000” for Hilton UK and in 1996, she joined the Royal Garden Hotel, in Kensington London, initially as Conference and Incentive Sales manager and then as Assistant Director of Sales during the reopening of the property.
A 20 year industry veteran Brazier was educated at Leeds Polytechnic School of Hospitality Management in the U.K. and has been a member of the Society of Incentive and Travel Executives for 10 years. An active MPI and SITE member, served as Chair of the 2007 SITE International Conference and previously on Site International Board of Directors.