Hosts Global grows in Washington DC and Baltimore


Hosts Global (Hosts), has appointed seasoned destination and hospitality sales leader Caroline E. Gardner, CMP as Vice President of Sales for Washington DC and Baltimore.  Gardner will assume the new role on March 8th.

Recognized for her extensive sales success within the hospitality industry, Gardner has been instrumental in building meaningful client relationships for organizations such as Choose Chicago, Destination DC and Marriott International.

“Caroline’s track record and successful history of developing and implementing sales strategies that strengthen the value for clients will be a tremendous asset for our customers and our company”, said Kurt Paben, president of global sales & marketing for Hosts Global.

Since transforming from Hosts USA to Hosts Global in 2011, the company has experienced extraordinary growth.  “I’m thrilled to be joining the Hosts’ team.  I’ve been impressed by their incredible momentum and leadership during the pandemic and excited to share with clients the growth plans for the company,” said Gardner.

Contact Hosts Global for more information.


About Hosts Global: Hosts Global is a strategic partner for meeting and event planners worldwide. We help visionary planners deliver meaningful, memorable and motivating group experiences in destinations around the globe. Across our destinations, Hosts’ DMCs are known as the local expert, weaving ferocious creativity and intention into every moment, from event design and production to team building programs and everything in-between. For more information about Hosts Global solutions visit

Global Reach. Local Experts.

Media Contact:

Kurt Paben

Hosts Global

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