New sales director for Ontario Convention Center
Keith Kirsten has been named sales director of the Ontario Convention Center, Citizens Business Bank Arena and the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Most recently a staff member at the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau where he was in charge of 18 people, Kirsten has more than 30 years experience in the hotel and hospitality industries, according to a statement.
He has worked at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach & Resort in Puerto Rico, Reno Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority and with Marriott International. He has taught hotel classes at Cal State Long Beach and is past president of PCMA, an international trade association for conventions and business events.
Kirsten began working in Ontario earlier this month, according to the statement.