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New Member Spotlight – Sonya Harchaoui

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By: MPI Ohio | Aug 25, 2020

Sonya Harchaoui 
Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau

Who are the most important people in your life?  My Family & Friends
Who do you work for and what is your role? Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau, Sales Manager - Markets: Corporate, Fraternal, Military Reunions and Tour & Travel. 

What is the best thing about your job?  I want the meeting and event planners to shine. I understand that planning a successful event or meeting, can be challenging. We have the tools and personnel, to save them time & money. Our services are FREE and Dayton has so many hidden gems. AKA - “The Gem City”.   
What are the 3 most important skills you use at work? 1: Critical thinking and problem solving 2: Teamwork and collaboration 3: Professionalism and strong work ethic.

What one piece of advice would you give to someone beginning their career in the Meeting Industry? Keep it simple. Be clear on your expectations and needs. Once you get this down you can add the bells and whistles. Delegate and be open to ideas. 

What super-power would you love to have to help you do your job better? Eidetic Memory

As a new member, we want to make sure you get the most out of your membership and feel welcomed into our community of meeting professionals. It is our mission to provide innovative and relevant education & networking opportunities as well as business exchanges. From time to time we like to highlight our new members to help introduce them into our member network.



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