Devin Lewis, CEM, CMP, is the Director of Regional Sales for the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority Washington, D.C., regional office. A 24-year veteran in the hospitality industry, Devin is an active participant in all regional and national hospitality associations and is involved on many committees, boards, and task forces. Most recently, Devin has been selected as a member of the CMP Governance Commission where she will serve a three-year term. She has also been selected to serve on the Chapter and Member Advisory Council (CMAC) and the MPI Foundation US Council for MPI global. She is a certified meeting professional (CMP) and a certified exhibition manager (CEM) and believes that investing in oneself through professional development, is one of the most important ways to evolve and grow. Knowledge is power! Devin also serves as the current President of the MPI Potomac Chapter, the first Black female in the chapter’s 40-year history.