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Scotiabank Convention Centre Adds to Sales Team

Carissa Sommise has joined the sales team at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls (SCCN) as sales manager focused on SMERF, consumer shows and the local day meetings industry.

“Carissa comes to us with an impressive background in the tourism hospitality industry,” says Jeremy Tyrrell, director of sales at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. “We are excited that Carissa is joining our ranks; and we are confident that her extensive skills in creating positive client experiences will play significant role in our future growth.”

With over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism, and meetings industry, Sommise brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to her new role. Before coming to the SCCN, she spent eight years working as a conference sales manager at  White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa. Prior to that, she spent six years at the Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel & Spa as a sales & catering manager.

“Niagara Falls is a dynamic and exciting destination,” she says. “It gives me great pride to be part of a great team representing this wonderful facility and this incredible city.”

Sommise  joined the SCCN sales team on Thursday, March 20, 2014. She can be reached at 905.357.6222 or email:

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