Visit Baltimore Convention Sales Team

Locate an outstanding sales professional to help you plan your Baltimore meeting or convention.

Visit Baltimore’s Convention Sales Team has quickly gained a reputation for its outstanding skills in assisting associations and corporate meeting planners with customized site inspections of hotels, event venues, and attractions throughout the Greater Baltimore metropolitan area. This highly professional staff also represents the city through trade shows and custom presentations.


Dustin Arnhiem
Vice President of Convention Sales and Services Sales
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Aurelia Welsh, CTA
Senior Director of Sales & Special Events
P: 410-659-7017
F: 410-727-2308
[email protected]

Kireem Swinton
Director of Sales
P: 410-659-7302
[email protected]

Laurie Nelson-Choice, CTA
Director of Diversity and National Sales
P: 202-588-8800
F: 410-659-8386
[email protected] 
Mid–Atlantic (DC, MD, VA) select vertical markets (1200 and above)
Government/Union (1200 and above) - DC, MD, VA
Multicultural Nationwide (500 and above)
Religious (500 and above)

Kat Taylor, CTA
Senior National Sales Manager
P: 410-659-8388
F: 443-817-0613
[email protected]
Midwest (10-799)
TX, OK, CO (10 - 299)

Shavonne Harding
Senior National Sales Manager
P: 410-659-8358
C: 202-744-4568
[email protected]
West Coast (300 and above) 
TX, OK, CO (300 and above) 
International (10 and above)

Eric Masterton, CTA
Director of Tourism Sales
P: 410-659-7090
F: 443-817-0484
[email protected]
Group Tour, Reunion, Weddings Nationwide
International F.I.T. 

Sally Sutera, CTA
Regional Director of Sales, Northeast
P: 613-665-0289
F: 443-817-0613
[email protected]
Northeast (800 and above)
Southeast (800 and above)
South Central (800 and above)

Christina Ghani Smith
National Sales and Sports Manager
P: 410-659-8375
[email protected]
Sports Meetings & Events Nationwide (10 and above)

Brian Chung
Senior Sales Manager
P: 410-659-8358
[email protected]
Mid-Atlantic: D.C., MD, VA (150-1199)
Government MD, DC, VA (10-1199)
Union (150 - 1199)

Anita Nunez Cepollaro
Senior National Sales Manager
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Multicultural Nationwide (10-499)
Southeast (150-799)
Northeast (150-799)
South Central (150-799)
Religious (10-499)

Christopher Keane
Director of Mid-Atlantic Sales and Intermediaries
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Mid-Atlantic (DC, MD and VA)
(1200 and above)

Katherine Russo
Express Meetings Sales Manager
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West Coast (10-299)
Northeast Mid-Atlantic Southeast South Central (10-149)