Please join MCC and Southwest Airlines for networking and a discussion on branding led by Kevin Sullivan, Southwest Airlines Senior National Manager of Corporate Sales for the East Region and Jill Simonson of Southwest Airlines' Community Affairs and Grassroots team, moderated by MCC President, Nancy Ploeger.
Speaker: Kevin Sullivan, Southwest Airlines
Kevin Sullivan is the Southwest Airlines Senior National Manager of Corporate Sales for the East Region. Kevin started his career with Southwest twelve years ago, as the Marketing Manager for the Houston and South Texas markets. After two years in this role, Kevin was promoted to the first Corporate Relations Manager, one of five overseeing all sales activities for Southwest Airlines. Kevin and his team’s efforts lead to the expansion of the dedicated sales team in 2007. With the growth, Kevin was promoted to the National Manager and recently to the Senior National Manager.
In his current role, Kevin and his sales team oversee all national account sales in the east region for Southwest Airline’s and AirTran’s domestic business travel initiatives and international sales. Kevin is also actively involved with the Global Business Travel Association and resides on the current GBTA Allied Leadership Council.
Southwest is frequently found on Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" list and best known for being the low-cost carrier equipped with that famous "Bags Fly Free" policy, Southwest Airlines--serving the New York, Long Island and Newark markets--has continued to defy the airline-odds with remarkable customer service, innovative corporate culture all told, a track record of serving 1.5 billion Customers since its inception forty-two years ago.
In an exciting finish to the 2013 NYC MarketingWeek, join fellow Manhattan Chamber of Commerce members and hear the Southwest story--what branding and marketing strategies have kept the Southwest Airlines brand on top, and profitable? How has the airline retained its following and what's next after recently acquiring AirTran Airways? As a bonus, hear more about Southwest Airlines' award winning commitment to the communties where its Customers live and work.
So close out the week in Southwest style. Join us for breakfast on Friday, July 19.
MCC members: $10