The role will focus on the 2020 Conference Hotel strategy by developing business opportunities aligned to its vision to become an internationally renowned venue of excellence, focussing on medical and healthcare related association and research meetings from around the world.
First joining the Golden Jubilee as a Sales Co-ordinator in June 2015, Crystal began working in hotels as a teenager and brings a fantastic range of experience to the role. After completing her degree in Business Management with Human Resource Management at Edinburgh Napier University, she moved into Event Sales in 2012, working extensively across Dumfries and Glasgow.
Discussing her new post, Crystal said: “I am delighted to have been promoted to the post of Business Development Manager at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel and I am looking forward to continuing to work with our fantastic team, helping to grow the business, welcoming more delegates and guests than ever before.
“In my new role, as part of our 2020 Vision, I will be working towards building our reputation as an internationally renowned facility for events, providing collaboration in health, hospitality and learning for both the private and public sector.”
As Scotland’s dedicated, Conference Hotel with clients from all across the UK, and a key part of the Golden Jubilee Foundation alongside the Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Research Institute and Innovation Centre, the purpose built facilities are particularly suitable for clinicians, medical technology, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.
Crystal added: “The cutting edge technology we have access to, including fibre optic audio visual links from our Auditorium to the hospital’s theatres, cath labs and diagnostic imaging suits, puts us in a unique position to enable creative and collaborative working and training opportunities.”
The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel is an accredited member of the prestigious International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) and is Scotland’s only member of the UK’ Venues of Excellence collection. The Conference Hotel has a proven track record in outstanding customer service, and recently receiving their sixth consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.