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Lynn Armstrong Recognized as 2011 Leader of the Year at Knoxville Convention Center

lynn armstrongKNOXVILLE -- Lynn Armstrong, Knoxville Convention Center senior catering sales manager, was recently recognized by her peers as the 2011 Leader of the Year. Knoxville Convention Center General Manager Mary Bogert presented the award during the annual employee holiday gathering.

"We are blessed with excellent employees, so winning this award is not an easy feat," said Bogert. "Lynn is very deserving of this recognition. She has an amazing focus on details and a strong work ethic. Clients and co-workers alike praise her positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure excellence for every event, be it a wedding, reception, consumer show or dinner."

Armstrong's coworkers also praised her initiative and said that she inspires greatness in others.

Armstrong joined the Knoxville Convention Center in 2007 as catering sales manager and was promoted to senior catering sales manager in 2010. Armstrong has nearly 16 years of experience in catering and event planning.

The Knoxville Convention Center, managed by SMG, is located in downtown Knoxville adjacent to the Sunsphere. It boasts an 119,922-square-foot exhibit hall, a 27,300-square-foot divisible ballroom and 18 meeting rooms. For more information, visit

Published December 9, 2011


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