Jessica Rothstein Berman, CMP is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Manhattan Center, home to the Hammerstein Ballroom and Grand Ballroom. Berman joined the Manhattan Center in November 2013 and has since lead the sales and marketing team to extraordinary success increasing the revenue by 1300% in 2019. In addition to restructuring and reorganizing the sales direction of Manhattan Center, Berman recently spearheaded a movement towards massive renovations and upgrades to the ballrooms giving the historic spaces new life.
Berman’s sales and marketing experience spans over a decade from Director of Catering at the Millenium Hotel and Senior Sales Manager at the ESPN Zone to being Director of Sales for the BB King Blues Club, The Highline Ballroom and The Blue Note.
Berman received a Bachelor’s degree in Special Events Planning, Business Management, Recreation and Communication from Ithaca College. She is a respected member of several industry organizations including HSMAI, MPI, NYC & Company, NYSAE and ISES and received HSMAI’s Berkman Award for Marketing Executive of the Year in 2018.