Hosts Global Expands Global Sales Team with the Addition of Kelley Douglass 


Las Vegas, NV., January 11, 2024 — Hosts Global, the leading global consortium of Destination Management Companies (DMCs), is delighted to announce the newest addition to its Global Sales Team, Kelley Douglass, who joins as Global Sales Manager. With over 15 years of corporate events expertise and a strong background in marketing, Kelley brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to enhancing the attendee experience. 

Kelley’s journey in the events industry includes national accounts management roles with two award-winning agencies, where she demonstrated her strategic and creative approach to event execution. Her dedication extends beyond her professional pursuits, as evidenced by her active involvement in industry associations such as MPI, where she has held various roles, and her membership in ADMEI, advocating for best practices. 

A proud University of Alabama supporter, Kelley and her husband can be spotted donning their “Roll Tide” gear every fall weekend, showcasing her passion for both her professional and personal interests. 

Quote from Kelley Douglass: “I’ve respected Hosts Global and their team for many years and am thrilled to be part of this stellar organization. The commitment to excellence and innovation aligns perfectly with my values, and I look forward to contributing to the continued success of Hosts Global.” 

Quote from Kurt Paben, CEO at Hosts Global: “We are delighted to welcome Kelley Douglass to our team. Kelley’s extensive experience in corporate events and her dedication to elevating the participant experience make her a valuable addition to Hosts Global. As we continue to expand our global reach, Kelley’s strategic insights and industry advocacy will undoubtedly contribute to our mission of creating legendary moments for our clients.” 

Kelley Douglass joins Hosts Global at an exciting time as the company continues to grow and innovate in the dynamic landscape of destination management services.