DALLAS - Sheraton Dallas welcomes Brad Barbour as the new Director of Event Management. Barbour brings over thirty years of hospitality experience to the role.
As the Director of Event Management, Barbour will manage the different departments within Event Management such as Event Planning, Banquets and Catering, Event Service and Event Technology. He will be responsible for executing all property events, ensuring that customer needs are met, and developing and implementing event management strategies to exceed expectations with the brand’s initiatives in mind.
Barbour started his hospitality career at Marriott’s Mountain Shadows Resort where he won Associate of the Year his very first year. He has held several Director positions at various hotels and resorts across the country.
“We are proud to welcome Brad to Sheraton Dallas and are confident he will lead our events teams in a productive and energetic manner,” said Chandana Weerasekara, Sheraton Dallas Hotel Manager. “We are looking forward to seeing the results of his leadership and the growth he will bring to our team.”
Providing more than 230,000 square feet of versatile event space, Sheraton Dallas Hotel features the perfect backdrop for any type of gathering. Offering the latest in technology with a functional and updated style, events of all sizes can be accommodated from motivational team meetings, training and annual conferences to intimate social gatherings and large galas. The conference center and spacious pre-function areas are centrally located within the hotel to provide seamless access to state-of-the-art hotel amenities. The experienced event management team works closely and creatively with meeting planners to conceptualize new ideas and leading-edge experiences while assisting with implementation. The Sheraton Dallas Hotel is larger than life, redefining the convention hotel experience and connecting guests to all Dallas has to offer.
Sheraton Dallas is one of the largest hotels in North Texas with 1,841 guest rooms and over 230,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space. The hotel features a state-of-the-art fitness center with five Peloton bikes, a rooftop pool, Club Lounge, and three food and beverage dining outlets: Open Palette, Draft Sports Bar & Lounge, and Open Mkt. Grab ‘n Go. Located right off the DART Pearl/Arts District station, Sheraton Dallas offers guests and employees a convenient location in the epicenter of Downtown Dallas.