100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Harry Sladich, CTA

Executive VP of Sales, Marketing & Distribution, Red Lion Hotels Corporation
DMAI Member Since:

Harry Sladich serves as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Distribution for Red Lion Hotels Corporation.  A 34 year veteran of the hospitality industry, in 2005, Sladich was named President and CEO of the Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau where he played a key role in building and selling the Washington State image. 

Prior to the Spokane CVB, Sladich was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Hospitality, hotel developers and operators of several franchises including Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Quality Inn.  Before working for Sterling Hospitality, he was General Manager of Hotel Lusso, an upscale boutique hotel in Spokane, and was Vice President of National Sales for Guestmark International (GMI), a national hotel marketing company based in Boston. 

Mr. Sladich has also worked for Sheraton Hotels in both hotel operations and food and beverage. Sladich was recently named Director at Large for U.S. Travel Association. In addition, Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire appointed Sladich to the Motion Picture Competitiveness board and to the Washington State Convention Center Board of Directors. 

He has also served on the board for the Western Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (WACVB) and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County.