meetingrooms.com Appoints Sherry Laurino Business Development Manager, North America

Boca Raton, Florida – 29 October, 2014 / meetingrooms.com, the global marketplace to book professional meeting rooms, on-demand, is pleased to announce that Sherry Laurino has joined as Business Development Manager, North America.  In…

Boca Raton, Florida – 29 October, 2014 / meetingrooms.com, the global marketplace to book professional meeting rooms, on-demand, is pleased to announce that Sherry Laurino has joined as Business Development Manager, North America.  In this role Sherry will expand the company’s North American venue partner network and increase corporate bookings through channel development.

Sherry adds specific insight to the meetingrooms.com team, having worked with meeting room venues and clients through niche channels the last 12 years.  Her experience includes managing conference and meeting room services at 5-star resorts, growing her own business and most recently in the legal industry where she specialized in working with court reporting, lawyers and mediation firms.

“We identified significant corporate channel demand and needed an entrepreneurial minded leader to help meetingrooms.com capitalize on existing opportunities,” said Caleb Parker, meetingrooms.com CEO, “Sherry will oversee our growth in the North American market which we expect to scale significantly over the next two years.”

meetingrooms.com launched in March of this year in private beta with venue partners in 30 countries.  Now in public beta, meetingrooms.com has processed bookings in 18 markets across the UK, Ireland and North America. The company will officially launch to end users in a series of global markets in the coming months.

“This is such an exciting time in the meeting space industry,” said Sherry Laurino, “Demand is at an all-time high, and how we access and use meeting rooms is rapidly changing.  We have a clear vision of how to meet this demand, and I’m very happy to be part of the team.”

 

About meetingrooms.com

meetingrooms.com is a global marketplace that allows customers  to benefit from a global “one-stop-shop” and  provides meeting room venues with an additional “pay on performance only” sales channel, to increase meeting room occupancy and revenue. The platform works by matching venue partner vacant meeting rooms with customer needs in real-time. As meeting rooms often sit empty, venue partners benefit by exposing their inventory to a wider customer base than they could on their own through the meetingrooms.com global platform. meetingrooms.com is powered by Search Office Space, which provides  support by way of its infrastructure and a 20 year history of relationships with meeting room venues and customers alike. Both companies were founded by British entrepreneur, Richard Smith, who serves as President of meetingrooms.com and CEO of Search Office Space.

Bookable spaces consist of a variety of professionally appointed board rooms, conference rooms, interview and collaboration spaces, training and seminar rooms across a variety of venue categories such as: Executive Suites, Serviced Offices and Hotels.

Contact
Caleb Parker, CEO
caleb@meetingrooms.com  
UK: +44 (0)20 8909 5195
Americas: +1 (646) 650-2441

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