ConferenceDirect is your ONE source for global meeting solutions.
We help clients save time and money by securing the best hotel accommodations, meeting space, conference venues, and hospitality services available… at the most favorable terms possible. For more than 15 years, we’ve been passionate about achieving better results for our clients.
Stephen Ing, Vice President / Team Director, joined ConferenceDirect in October 2009 after a very successful 19 years of on-property hospitality industry experience. During his tenure with Hilton, Marriot, Starwood and Fairmont hotels he has held various leadership roles in both sales and operations. Prior to joining ConferenceDirect Stephen was the Director of Sales and Marketing and responsible for a large Sales and Catering team at the iconic Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.
Under the Starwood banner Stephen’s career evolved and he held the positions including Sales Manager, Director Group Sales, Director Sales and Marketing, and Global Account Director, Starwood Hotels Worldwide Inc. He has achieved numerous sales recognition awards including the 2005 Sales Incentive Award, was a Starwood two-time Platinum Award winner and was named 2010 International Top producer for Hilton Worldwide.
Stephen is an active member of CSAE and MPI and currently lives in the beautiful north shore of Vancouver with his wife Nicola and their two sons, Owen and Andrew.
Connect with him at Stephen.Ing@ConferenceDirect.com
Experience You Can Trust
Your event or meeting is far too important to leave anything to chance. When you work with ConferenceDirect, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind that comes from partnering with highly seasoned industry professionals.
We deliver measurable results for our clients, impacting attendee satisfaction, employee morale, brand perception, strategic alignment, and bottom line results. Don’t just take our word for it, read some of our client testimonials.
ConferenceDirect Associates are seasoned negotiators, understand every detail of hospitality and event-related contracts, and help protect our clients against potentially costly and often overlooked details.