The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristin McGrath to Vice President of Sales & Services. Kristin formerly served as the Director of Sales, a position she held since 2007.

Kristin has been with the PWCVB since September of 2005 and formerly held the position of Director of National Accounts. In her previous roles at the PWCVB Kristin has made extraordinary contributions to the agency and the community. She has secured numerous lucrative conventions for the destination including the 2008 GovEnergy Workshop & Tradeshow, and most recently the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Kristin is active in number of national, regional and local organizations and associations including the Destination Marketing Association International where she currently serves as co-chair of the education committee and has earned the organization's prestigious Certified Destination Marketing Executive (CDME) designation.

Before joining the PWCVB, Kristin was the Director of Association Sales with The Westin Copley Place hotel in Boston and National Sales Manager for the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau.

"The PWCVB is delighted to announce this promotion," said PWCVB President & CEO Martha Sheridan. "Kristin has demonstrated superb sales and leadership skills in her previous position. I am certain that in her new role as Vice President of Sales and Services she will lead the PWCVB sales and services team in expanding Providence's reputation as a major Northeast meeting and convention destination. "

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to create vibrant growth for the local hospitality economy by promoting, developing, and expanding a united visitor industry. For more information, contact 401-456-0200 or visit