Rocco LaForgia

Rocco has been a part of the hospitality industry since 1983 at the Clinton Inn in New Jersey.  He worked his way through the Harrison Conference Centers, the Concord Resort in Kiamesha Lake, NY, and into Hilton since 1998.  Presently, he is the Director of Sales Worldwide Accounts for Hilton Worldwide Sales, specializing in Association Group Sales.

He has been a member of numerous industry groups (NYSAE & ASAE), served on the Board of Directors for ESSAE, President of NYPCMA, member of the National nominating committee for PCMA, NJMPI event chair, and IMEX America intermediary for 7 years.  Featured presenter for the Philadelphia Chapter of MPI, guest speaker for Rutgers University Master degree class, and speaker for Penn State School of Hospitality.

Overtly proud Dad of his 2 daughters Allison and Amy, 19 years as a volunteer firefighter in NJ, Secretary of the NMFD Company 2 for 4 years, and is going into his 37th year as an active USA, NHS, and NCAA Division I, II, and III Softball umpire.