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Meet Chicago Northwest Announces Staff Appointments Roz Dixon & Sarah Bessler Sales Professionals join Meet Chicago Northwest as Account Executives

Schaumburg, IL (August 20, 2019) – Meet Chicago Northwest, the official destination marketing organization for Chicago’s northwest suburbs, has selected Roz Dixon and Sarah Bessler to join the organization’s sales effort as Account Executives.

Roz Dixon joins the Chicago Northwest team as an Account Executive managing Association & Corporate accounts in the U.S. and Canada – East of Mississippi River. A hotel professional, she most recently worked with First Hospitality Group for five years. He background includes full service, boutique ad select service hotels. Of note, she was with the opening team with Marathon Petroleum’s corporate campus in Findlay, Ohio. Roz is pursuing a M.B.A. through Herzing University and received her B.B.A. in Advertising & Marketing Management from Northwood University in Midland MI where she was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority.

Sarah Bessler joins the Chicago Northwest team as an Account Executive managing Association & Corporate accounts in the US & Canada- West of the Mississippi River and Wisconsin. A hospitality event professional, Sarah most recently held several leadership positions with Pinstripes supporting sales teams nationwide, by coaching, training, hiring, as well as assisting in expanding to new markets. Prior to Pinstripes, she was part of the Double Tree Hotel in Saint Paul, Minnesota as a Catering Sales Manager. She began her career in the world of Family Entertainment Centers with Brunswick. Sarah is a graduate from Kendall College’s School of Hospitality with an emphasis in meeting and event planning.

We are very excited to have Roz and Sarah, they are both dynamic sales professionals with strong hospitality sales experience. We are confident they will execute our sales strategies and contribute to the success of our region,” said Dave Parulo, President of Meet Chicago Northwest.

About Meet Chicago Northwest

Meet Chicago Northwest is the official destination marketing organization for eight vibrant and sophisticated communities. Conveniently located on the northwest edge of Chicago and offering destination amenities including 65 hotels with over 10,000 guest rooms, over 25 major attractions and more than 400 restaurants. The organization’s mission is to make a positive economic impact by marketing and selling the region to groups and individual travelers. Information about Meet Chicago Northwest is available at


Media Contact

Dave Parulo, President -Meet Chicago Northwest

1933 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 210

Schaumburg, IL 60173

P: 847-490-1010

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