John Washko is the Vice President of Expo & Convention Sales at Mohegan Sun, located in Mystic Country, CT.
In this role, he is responsible for leading the Expo & Convention sales team, setting the overall strategic direction and goals while achieving revenue targets for Mohegan Sun.
Washko is a veteran in luxury hospitality sales and marketing with over 25 years of experience.
Most recently, Washko was the Vice President of Group Marketing and Sales for Atlantis, Paradise Island.
Prior to that role, Washko was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Elite Meetings International, a hospitality marketing and technology company.
Prior to that role, Washko was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the historic The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Washko currently sits on HSMAI’s Americas Board Executive Committee as Chair Elect as well as the board of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau.
Past roles include chairing HSMAI’s Resort Marketing Advisory Board. Additionally, for the Colorado Springs CVB, he chaired both the Board as well as the Marketing Committee.
In 2010, Washko received The Resort Marketer of Year award from HSMAI; and in 2015, HSMAI recognized him as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing.
Washko received his BS from James Madison University.
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