Oakland Convention Center Welcomes New Director Of Oakland Catering And Convention Services
10/26/2010

The Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center welcome Alfonso Gumucio as the new Director of Catering and Convention Services.

Online PR News – 26-October-2010 – – Press Release
For Immediate Release

Contact:
Oakland Convention Center
550 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 1-510-466-6455

Oakland Convention Center Welcomes New Director of Oakland Catering and Convention Services

Oakland, CA— The Oakland Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center welcome Alfonso Gumucio as the new Director of Catering and Convention Services.

Graduating with Honors from the Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana in Santiago, Chile, Alfonso holds a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel Management with a concentration in sales and marketing. During his tenure in the hospitality industry, in his native Chile, San Francisco, and Oakland, Alfonso held key positions in distinguished properties including Kempinski Hotels and the Luxury Collection by Starwood.

Alfonso brings his vast experience in managing and coordinating events to the convention center and Oakland catering. An expert in managing international summits and high profile economic conferences, Alfonso has also coordinated galas with European royals and dream weddings for socialites. In addition, his experience covers a vast array of occasions including confidential mergers, political campaigns, sales trainings, networking events and continuing education seminars.

As Director of Catering and Convention Services, Alfonso will manage Oakland Catering services and events at the Marriott City Center and Oakland Convention Center, which include specialized event menus and a dedicated Kosher kitchen.

Oakland Convention Center Hotel Announces Major Hotel Upgrades

The Oakland Marriott City Center, which is adjacent to the convention center, invites guests to experience the exciting changes throughout the property from the “hotel refresh” renovation project.

Featuring a sophisticated and contemporary new design, the Oakland Marriott City Center has incorporated natural elements and warm colors to accent public spaces including the restaurant and lounge area. Offering relaxing and spacious hotel rooms with modern amenities, this hotel near Oakland Convention Center is ideal for both business and leisure travelers.

For more information on the Oakland Convention Center or the upgraded Oakland Marriott City Center please visit: http://www.oaklandmarriott.com/index.html.
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