Linda Hampton, CMP and Vice President of Norris Conference Centers, was honored as Member of the Year at the 3rd Annual MPI (Meeting Professionals International) “A Night Among the Stars” banquet held May 17, 2018. Linda will also be serving this year as MPI Houston’s Vice President of Leadership. She has been a member of the MPI Houston Chapter since 2009.

It was a fabulous evening to honor the finest of the Houston Hospitality Community. The annual banquet included networking with industry peers, board member recognition, chapter member awards, and a special award honoring local industry icon Luther Villagomez. Luther is the Chief Operating Officer of Houston First Corporation and manages the George R. Brown Convention Center. Villagomez has over 36 years of experience in the hospitality industry.

Other recipients were:

  • Rising Star of the Year, Thuy Pham
  • Volunteer of the Year, Ursula Sloan
  • Silver Fork Award, Sheraton Suites Houston Galleria (Marcus Vann)
  • Student Member of the Year, Nuray Taylor

Please congratulate Linda on her award and recognition.

Luther Villagomez
Rising Star of the Year
Silver Fork Award
Student Member of the Year
Volunteer of the Year