Mihran Kalaydjian - Professional Summary:
Mihran Kalaydjian paints a picture of success for every challenge that comes his way with the mantra: “Believe in your mind that you can, and you will.” His competitive spirit developed at a young age with years of reigning as a championship wrestler, which he continued into his college days.
“King of Research.” Mihran Kalaydjian is passionate about statistics, how these apply to the hospitality industry and uncovering the story of each and every asset. He is most energized when tackling the “big” questions. As a leader in business intelligence, Mihran is constantly surveying market and macro dynamics, believing that the answers lie in small shifts in the trend lines or where data points are seemingly inconsistent. Mihran and the Performance Optimization team serve as internal solutions-based consultants working across departmental lines and connecting with numerous facets of the organization.
Mihran Kalaydjian has worked as a management leader in sales, marketing, training, and operations for world-renowned companies in the hospitality industry for over 20 years.
With over 20 years of marketing, management and sales experience, Mihran possesses the unique ability to quickly identify key demand generators in a variety of markets and prides herself on building solid client relationships.
Driven by a real passion for fostering a sales culture that is supported throughout the organization, Mihran focuses on sales talent acquisition, training, account development, leveraging advertising and membership opportunities to effectively promote the corporate image and hotels with the overall goal of driving RevPar growth and profitability.
In addition, Mihran creates budgets, provides due diligence for inspections and reporting, reviews property improvement plans, and evaluates capital expenditure plans. He also supervises project managers, project coordinators, and project accountants.
Mihran Kalaydjian - Professional Experience:
IHG-Intercontinental Hotels Group - Director of Sales & Marketing - Multi Unit
Holiday Inn Los Angeles - Senior Sales Manager
Holiday Inn Palm Springs - Director of Sales & Marketing
Paragon Hotels - Director of Sales & Marketing
West Coast Hotels - Director of Sales & Marketing
Sales & Catering Training
New Business Development - Prospecting"
How to negotiate without lowering rates
The most effective closing techniques
Mihran Kalaydjian - Education:
B.A Political Science and History with Honors, Birzeit University, Israel, 1993, 3.9/4.0 GPA