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Melissa Dutton named meetings’ industry leader by industry magazine

Melissa Dutton

Melissa Dutton, senior sales professional at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center, part of the public service and outreach unit, was named a meetings’ industry leader by the national event planning magazine Collaborate. Dutton was nominated by her peers in the industry for the magazine’s “40 Under 40” feature in the February/March issue.

Dutton graduated with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing and international business from UGA and then earned a master’s degree in hospitality and tourism management at the University of Birmingham in England. Since 2009 she has been employed at the Georgia Center where she helps organizations plan their meetings and conferences at the hotel.