NYC & Company, the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for New York City, has announced the appointment of a new regional director, national accounts, for the Midwest region.
In her new position, Rachael Nocera will sell New York City as a convention and meetings destination focusing on the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Nocera began her position this month and will be based in the Chicago area.
Since 2003, Nocera previously worked as manager, meeting and convention sales with Tourism Vancouver in Chicago. Prior to that, she was national sales manager with the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau based in Chicago, and prior to that, she was with the Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau in Chicago. Nocera has also previously worked with Smith, Bucklin & Associates as a manger of conventions. She was the 2011 Chair of PCMA’s Awards Committee, and will serve as a member of PCMA’s Corporate Social Responsibility Task Force this year.