Hosts Global Alliance Welcomes New Executive Vice President of Business Development


Hosts Global Alliance (HGA) continues to grow with the addition of seasoned industry veteran Gabrielle (Gabby) Spanton in the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Business Development. “The investment in this strategic business development role will add greater depth in the rapidly growing global sales team efforts. Gabby will provide great support and resources to HGA, further distinguishing Hosts Global Alliance as the singular source to provide exceptional DMC solutions worldwide. I couldn’t be happier with the selection of Gabby Spanton to lead our business development for HGA” commented Jennifer Patino, Chief Executive Officer of Hosts Global.

Gabby has been a leader in the industry for nearly 20 years holding senior positions at Maritz Canada, Carlson Wagonlit Travel Meetings & Events, and AlliedPRA Destination Management. She has received top performance awards, such as the 2010 M&IT Hall of Fame Industry Mentor of the Year and the 2011 Cambridge Who’s Who Professional of the Year award. Gabby currently serves on the Board of Directors for SITE Canada.

Marty MacKay, President of HGA remarks, “I am thrilled to add Gabby to our Hosts Global Alliance Team. With her extensive and successful background in global and national sales, marketing, and operations, Gabby’s experience is a tremendous asset in her new role spearheading business development for HGA as she joins a global sales team that continues to push HGA to the forefront of our industry.”

Media contact:

Katie Davis
Director of Marketing

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