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HARTFORD, CT (December 7, 2012) The Connecticut Convention Center recently named Emily Borders as its new Catering Sales Manager. In her role, Emily will be responsible for soliciting new accounts, nurturing and growing existing client relationships, and onsite management of client programs.

Emily began working at the Convention Center in January 2011 as Operations Coordinator and quickly excelled in her role, earning a promotion after only two months.  Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Sports Management from Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT.

“Emily has exhibited great pride and organization as she successfully managed numerous client events,” says Michael Costelli, General Manager of the Convention Center.  “Her experience will translate well to her new role in sales, where she will continue to grow and succeed.”


About the Connecticut Convention Center
The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is the state’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as ample sheltered parking. The facility is served by more than 6,500 local area hotel rooms, including the 22-story Marriott Hartford Downtown, adjacent to the Convention Center. The venue is professionally managed for the State of Connecticut by Waterford Venue Services, an affiliate of Waterford Hotel Group. For more information, please visit


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