For more than 25 years, Stacy Abernethy has been involved with multiple aspects of the hospitality industry. She has worked in the hotel industry in both operations and sales with companies like Accor, Doubletree and Hilton. She then, worked with the Charlotte Convention and Visitors Bureau where she marketed to tradeshow and meeting professionals, selling the beautiful city of Charlotte, NC. For the past 19 years, Stacy has managed consumer shows for Southern Shows, Inc. in the Women’s Shows division. She currently is responsible for the Southern Women’s Shows in Nashville and Orlando. Outside of the office, Stacy sits on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Educational Foundation Board and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.