FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Singletary
New Orleans, Louisiana (February 5, 2013) - ACCENT on Arrangements is pleased to announce that Tony Leggio has been named to the position of Sales Manager and Festigals Coordinator. Leggio brings an impressive background in the hospitality industry ranging from sales and marketing management, event design and executive level operations.
He is an active member of the following organizations: Meeting Planners International (MPI), National Association of Caterers and Events (NACE), New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOMCVB), and International Society of Event Specialists (ISES). He is the current President of NACE and is a past President of the Hospitality Education & Networking Association (HENA).
Leggio has been honored with awards for Best Event Production and Rising Star in the Hospitality Community from the New Orleans Chapter of NACE and Rising Star of the Year and Supplier of the Year for MPI, as well as Best Event Production award for ISES.
Leggio is a graduate of University of New Orleans with a degree in Business. Tony is also a freelance writer, avid reader, foodie, and Captain of a Carnival krewe. He also devotes his time to many charitable organizations in the city.
"We are thrilled to have Tony join the team at ACCENT. His professional and creative experience is an amazing match for our company as we offer our clientele the highest standards in service and quality," said Diane Lyons CMP, DMCP - President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. "
About ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc.
Founded in 1991 by Diane B. Lyons, ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. is a privately held corporation with the primary interest of planning, managing and supervising group activities to include spouse/guest programs, team building activities, special events, entertainment and décor, transportation services, speaker programs, hospitality staff and VIP services as well as children's programs and events. Headquartered in New Orleans, ACCENT has a management team with more than 90 years of combined destination management experience. It is a proud member of the DMC Network, an LLC of the top-performing, wholly owned DMCs through North America.