Deborah Zimmerman is President of New Millennium Meetings. She specializes in convention sales and is contracted by the Hawaii Tourism Authority to manage the HTA `Elele (Ambassador) program.
A twenty-year veteran of the visitor industry, Ms. Zimmerman worked at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in convention sales for 13 years prior to launching her own business. In her work for the HTA, Ms. Zimmerman partners with community leaders interested in lobbying with the visitor industry to attract mutually beneficial meetings and conventions to the Hawaiian Islands.
Ms. Zimmerman’s interest in science and technology developed after homeschooling her two sons. This experience helped her realize that Hawaii is a living laboratory for scientific exploration. Through her professional work she has grown to appreciate the caliber of scientists and engineers working in our community, as well as their global influence.