Traveling with a group? Whether you need Visitors Guides or assistance with accommodations, meals, or itineraries, our sales team can help. Before you get too far along in the planning process, be sure to check out our group specials. They're designed to help stretch your budget and your fun. Our Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay sales professionals stand ready to help you with all of your meeting and event needs, no matter how large or small. Consider us an extension of your meeting planner team.Mailing Address:
Jo Ellyn McNees
Vice President of Sales Jo Ellyn McNees brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience to the AAACCVB. She launched her career helping a Pittsburgh-based public relations firm to develop and facilitate corporate sales and government job training seminars. Her portfolio of business accomplishments includes experience within the medical, airline, and hospitality industries, as well as within a Pittsburgh-area Chamber of Commerce and the judicial system.
After moving to Annapolis in 2002, Jo Ellyn served as Director of Sales with Choice and Hilton Hotels before joining the AAACCVB as Senior Sales Manager in 2006. As Vice President of Sales (since 2012), Jo Ellyn works with area hotels and businesses to attract and assist meeting planners and sport event organizers. Under her leadership, the sales team has increased annual sales and revenues generated by group tourism. Her corporate experience combined with tourism experience provide a balanced approach for group sales.
Jo Ellyn attended Pennsylvania State University, Geneva College Degree Completion Program in Human Resources Management and Sales Academy. She continues to challenge herself through tourism education programs, including Destination Marketing Association International's Sales Academy and Shirtsleeves.