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Kurt Paben, CIS

President, Global Sales

Kurt brings over 30 years of events industry experience to Hosts Global.  He came to Hosts from Aimia (formerly Carlson Marketing) where he led the company’s event business prior to its sale.  Kurt also ran the global commercial organization for the company’s consumer loyalty business.  Kurt is passionate about the business impact and the value of face-to-face events.  A tireless champion of our industry, Kurt has served on numerous boards and roundtables including two terms as the SITE Foundation President.  Responsible for driving the creation and execution of sales solutions company-wide, Kurt is excited to bring his unique perspective to Hosts and our clients.

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