Visit Indy announced the hiring of Jenny Lynch as national sales manager, covering the Chicago, Wisconsin, and Minnesota markets. Her depth of industry knowledge and more than 30 years in the hospitality and convention sales industry will continue to push Indianapolis forward as a premier convention and event destination.

Lynch most recently spent three years with VisitDallas as regional director of sales for the Midwest, and four years before that with VisitNorfolk as national convention sales manager for the Midwest.

Lynch graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing from Strayer University and has earned her Travel Marketing Professional, Certified Travel Industry Specialist, and Certified Tourism Ambassador certifications.

Indy recently announced plans for a 235,000-square-foot expansion of the Indiana Convention Center and an additional 1,414 hotel rooms connected in two Hilton-affiliated hotels. The expansion will include a 50,000-square-foot ballroom and is anticipated to open in late 2022.

Information based off a news release from Visit Indy.