(Monday, August 17, 2015) Daniel Gallagher, National Sales Manager, Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission, was recognized as an industry leader in Connect Magazine’s “40 Under 40” feature in the August/September 2015 issue. Connect Magazine is a national, B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas to planners in the association and specialty meetings industry.

Gallagher was nominated by peers in the association and specialty meetings world. Nominations were received from across the country, then reviewed and evaluated by the Connect editorial staff based on references, industry involvement and other resources. An annual feature in Connect Magazine, “40 Under 40” is neither driven by advertising nor is it connected with any promotional contest. It simply honors young leaders who have earned respect from industry professionals and media.

“The individuals represented in our third annual ‘40 Under 40’ are the future of the association and specialty meetings industry,” said Chris Collinson, CEO and President of Collinson Media & Events. “They, together with colleagues and industry partners, are elevating the profession and moving it forward.”

The entire list of recognized honorees and individual profiles can be found at connectyourmeetings.com/40-under-40-2015.

Collinson Media & Events is a senior leader in the destination marketing industry. Based in Atlanta, the company specializes in marketing directly to business and leisure travelers, destination providers, and event and meeting professionals, producing digital and print solutions as well as its trademark Marketplace events.

Meet AC, Inc. was officially formed as a 501(c)(6) organization on June 23, 2014. Prior to its formation, the Meetings and Convention sales and marketing group was operating under the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Meet AC, a tourism economic development agency, will focus on three primary objectives: sales, marketing and services. For complete Atlantic City tourism and convention information, visit www.meetinac.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MeetAtlanticCity and Twitter at @Meet_AC.



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