Bridget Simon, Director of Business Development & Events, Perspective GroupPerspective Group, renowned globally for Perspective Magazine and GNEX Conferences announces the appointment of Bridget Simon as Director of Business Development & Events as the company continues to expand.

Bridget will focus on the growth of all products and services affiliated to the group, which includes sponsorship and ticket sales and client support for the annual GNEX Conference (USA), GNEX-ACOTUR Conference (Mexico) and GNEX-CRTA Conference (Canada), plus business development for INTUITION, SafeGuard and Catalyst product lines.

“Ever since attending GNEX a few years back, I have been raving about what an elevated networking experience it is. Now, with additional conferences and other exciting new product offerings, Perspective Group is quickly raising the bar even higher and I am honored to be joining them!” Say Bridget Simon, Director of Business Development & Events, Perspective Group.

Prior to joining Perspective Group, Bridget was Director of Recruiting, Western Business Unit for Hilton Grand Vacations (formerly Diamond Resorts) where she hired, trained and coached a team of Recruiting Managers supporting 16 resort properties, managed sales and marketing recruitment for CA, AZ, NV, UT, Cabo and Whistler. She holds a B.S. in Hospitality Management from Rosen College of Hospitality Management at University of Central Florida and started her vacation industry career with Bluegreen Vacations after graduation.

“After producing one conference per year for the last twelve years, we have now increased this to three events per year in three different countries at the same time as launching new products and services with our affiliated companies and so we are delighted to welcome Bridget to Perspective Group where we know she will make a significant impact!” Says Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective Group.

Since launching in 2003, Perspective Group has had a substantial impact on the vacation industry. It grew its publication, Perspective Magazine into the largest independent trade publication for the vacation ownership industry in the world, producing five different regional editions before combining it into one globally recognized edition. The Perspective Magazine Awards are highly revered by all and an accolade that winners proudly display.

When Perspective Group launched the GNEX Conference in 2011 it redefined vacation industry events with its unique networking-focused format, and today operates the #1 networking event of the year for its industry – and through its winning formula has now partnered with two industry associations to produce more opportunities for their members to do business with the wider international markets.

Perspective Group and associated companies continue to innovate and grow, bringing new products and services to the marketplace that help clients to improve sales, marketing, customer engagement and customer retention.


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With a new destination every year, a heavy focus on networking, high-quality events, and innovative format, GNEX Conferences attract senior-level executives from more than 100+ companies across the globe. The conference brings together a unique mix of attendees from traditionally separated segments of the hospitality industry, enabling you to network with companies that specialize in Hotels, Vacation Ownership, Resort Real Estate, Vacation Rentals, OTAs, Travel Agencies & Travel Clubs, plus all the vendors that supply them, including Resort Management, Sales & Marketing, Legal & Financial, Construction & Renovation, Technology, HR & Training and more… For more details on our next event in San Diego, CA visit