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Nina Winston

Executive Vice President, Membership & Partner Relations

Nina Winston is Executive Vice President of Membership and Partner Relations at DMAI. Winston brings a wide range of experience to her new role, having served over the past 20 years as a results-oriented leader and innovator in destination marketing, strategic partnerships and nonprofit leadership.

Winston most recently worked at Choose Chicago, where she served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. In this position, she led a redesign of the membership and strategic partnership divisions, building strong connections with public and private sector stakeholders across the industry. 

At Choose Chicago, Winston additionally developed successful event-specific sponsorship programs for key high profile events. These included U.S. Travel Association’s IPW, Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders and the James Beard Foundation Awards.