WINDERMERE, Fla., June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly accomplished executive with extensive professional experience in the areas of hospitality management, sales and marketing, charitable endeavors and resort operation support, Nancy Asche has emerged as a true leader in the field of events services.
Over the course of her remarkably successful career, which spans over three decades, Nancy has routinely demonstrated the passion, vision, dedication and diligence necessary to be considered among the upper echelon in every industry she has been a part of.
As a result of her brilliant body of work and the enormous amount of success she has achieved in various industries throughout her entire occupational history, Nancy Asche has been accepted and recognized as a Pinnacle Professional in the prestigious network of prominent professionals with Continental Who's Who.
Currently serving in the role of global account executive for ConferenceDirect, Nancy utilizes her diverse spectrum of event planning, which varies from pharmaceutical board meetings to wealth management seminars. She has successfully executed events from in almost every major market from coast to coast in the United States as well as delivering the same results for clients in the European Union.
ConferenceDirect, which is a global provider of outsourced meeting planning solutions, offers a wide range of services, including site selection/contract negotiation, conference management services, housing and registration services. The company is responsible for planning an average of 9,827 meetings per year, while booking 3.64 million hotel rooms and handling $707 million in event contracts.
Nancy is an innovative professional meeting and event planner, who assists clients with saving time and significant money, while providing them with exceptional service. Her passion and skill shine through as she works relentless to ensure a world class experience for her clients no matter the size, location or business demands. During the past two years alone, Nancy's business savviness has saved her clients approximately $700,000.
Drawing upon her two plus decades of on-site hotel experience in multiple market segments, including corporate, non-profit and technology associations, Nancy has spent the past seven years as a true leader for ConferenceDirect, during which time she has been responsible for booking more than $5 million in gross revenue.
Prior to joining the team at ConferenceDirect, Nancy spent over two decades as an integral part of the team with Marriott International, where she worked her way up from Food & Beverage Manager, Catering Manager, Convention Sales Manager to Director of Club Product Experience, accumulating an incredible wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the business along the way.
After spending twelve years in her initial role with Marriott International, Nancy spent three years as a sales executive for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVWC), generating over $3.5 million in sales volume, which led to her receiving the prestigious Sapphire Award.
From there, she went on to blaze new trails as a Sales Experience Manager, where she was responsible for developing strategy to reduce rescission and default rates at the site as well as to provide owners with a positive experience during the sales process. She also worked with new owners as a point of sale liaison to create an anti-rescission process. During her first three months in that break through position, Nancy was able to decrease rescission rates from 18% to 10%, saving the company over $1 million in the process.
Following her four plus years as a sales experience manager, Nancy became Director of Club Product Experience, where she was responsible for the development and management of the implementation of products, services, amenities and benefits for MVWC Owners beyond their deeded purchase rights. This included partner promotions and discounts, travel services, access to Marriott branded offers and convenient benefits that add value to ownership throughout the calendar year.
In 2007, Nancy moved on to work for the Ritz-Carlton Club Corporate Office, where she served as Director of Community Relations. In that role, she spearheaded the Community Footprints program throughout The Ritz-Carlton Club Brand and the corporate arena. This program is a social and environmental responsibility program with the goal of having a positive impact on the lives of others.
Under Nancy's leadership, the program raised $500,000 through their signature charity event. She was also responsible for gathering high profile sponsors, including Tiffany, American Express, Taylor Made, Adidas, Brown Forman, Marquis Jet and Aston Martin as well as managing the itineraries of 62 celebrities.
Despite the fact that she has accumulated a significant amount of her immense expertise through her vast professional experience, Nancy is also an extensively educated individual who earned an Associate degree in Food and Hospitality from Penn State University.
Demonstrating her remarkable reputation in her field as well as her dedication to her work, Nancy is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association, Central Florida Women's League and National Association of Professional Women.
Constantly looking to give back to the community when the opportunity presents itself, Nancy is also an enthusiastic member of Dr. Phillips Rotary, a club that meets weekly at Bay Hill Club to promote various causes within the local community. The club, which hosts several fundraising and charitable events throughout the year, is especially dedicated to the needs of children in the community.
In addition to her work with Dr. Phillips Rotary, Nancy is actively involved with Dave's House, which is a charitable organization that envisions a future when Floridians with serious mental illness can live independently as opposed to being homeless, incarcerated, or relegated to substandard housing due to their illness. The organization provides people in need with affordable, quality permanent residences along with the support of mental health services.
With over three decades of sustained success as a pivotal player in the events services field, it is quite apparent that Nancy has a keen awareness of what is required in order to thrive in a professional environment. Despite the fact that she has already experienced a great deal of prosperity throughout her career, Nancy is constantly striving towards further success in both the present and the future.
A genuine innovator and leader, Nancy has consistently achieved high levels of success no matter what role she has served at the time. A true asset to the companies she has worked for and communities in which she has lived, Nancy Asche always hears the call and answers the bell. She is a legitimate inspiration to all who cross her path, and it is safe to say, with her extraordinary work ethic and constant thirst for knowledge that her best is yet to come.
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