An executive in the destination marketing field, Daniel Fenton of San Jose, California, has taken on the position of executive vice president of the JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle) Hotel & Hospitality Group in San Jose. Active in his professional community, Danel “Dan” Fenton remains affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), which recently held its annual meeting in Toronto, Ontario.
The 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year’s event featured a number of content leaders, including opening keynote speaker Nilofer Merchant, a fellow at the Martin Prosperity Institute. Merchant shared her experiences doing business with Silicon Valley start-ups and major Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, where she worked with Steve Jobs.
Attendees also heard from Luvvie Ajayi, executive director of the Red Pump Project, and Chris Bailey, an expert in productivity who has received acclaim from media outlets such as Lifehacker and The New York Times. Attendees at the annual meeting also had the opportunity to sign up for coaching through Association CareerHQ, a provider of career resources for management professionals.