Anna Sanders has been actively involved in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. She was national sales manager for Best Western International for 14 years representing global hotel product to all market segments. Ms. Sanders has also worked in single-hotel sales as senior sales manager for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and a Holiday Inns & Resorts. She worked for Direct Connections, a third-party travel contractor for Fortune 500 Corporate clients negotiating and contracting yearly hotel contracts for IBT business on behalf of corporate clients.
Ms. Sanders served two terms as program director for the executive board of the Bay Area Society of Government Meeting Professionals. She has held memberships in the American Society of Travel Agents, the National Business Travel Association, the Bay Area Travel Association, the Silicon Valley Business Association and the Society of Government Meeting Planners. Ms. Sanders is based in the Silicon Valley area.