McLean, VA, January 8, 2018. MCI USA continues to enhance its comprehensive strategic events, meetings & incentives platform with the appointment of Jason Ware as Vice President, Housing Operations and Contracting. Ware will be responsible for overall housing account management and domestic hotel sourcing and contracting.

“In addition to leading and mentoring an established team, Jason will also ensure MCI USA is well positioned in the US hotel industry,” said Shawn Pierce, President, Strategic Events, Meetings & Incentives, MCI USA. “Jason brings his extensive industry relationships and experience to MCI USA as we advance the strategic and tactical solutions we provide our corporate and association clients.”

With more than twenty years of experience in the meetings and events industry, Ware was previously Director of Meetings for the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) based in New York City. In this role he was responsible for strategizing and leading logistical operations of medical meetings and events, including CRF’s annual citywide convention. Ware also previously served as Director of Meetings for the American Heart Association (AHA), where he oversaw the logistical planning for AHA’s two largest events. Prior industry experience also includes the roles of Chapter Business Manager and Senior Manager, Membership Marketing, at Meeting Professionals International.

“It’s an incredible opportunity to join MCI USA at a time that it is achieving impressive growth in the meetings and incentives industry,” said Ware. “We have a talented team and the technological backbone to deliver on our promise to enhance the strategic and economic impact of our clients’ events.”

Working globally while delivering locally, MCI USA partners with its clients to strategically engage and activate their target audiences, building community and boosting client performance through face-to-face, hybrid and digital experiences that support client business objectives. Find out more at


For any inquiries please contact:
Andy Schwarz, CAE
Associate Vice President, Public Relations
+1 703 506 3260

MCI is the global leader in engaging and activating audiences. Our business is founded on a simple human insight: When people come together, magic happens. This magic is called community. Since 1987 we have been bringing people together through inspiring meetings, events, congresses and association management. MCI helps organizations harness the power of community by applying our strategic engagement and activation solutions to build unforgettable online and offline experiences that foster change, inspire, educate and enhance business performance. MCI is an independently owned company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and a global presence. Our 2,000 professionals in 60+ cities and 31 countries work with clients across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa. Find out more at

MCI USA helps companies and associations strategically engage and activate their target audiences, building community and boosting client performance through face-to-face, hybrid and digital experiences that support client business objectives. With US headquarters in the Washington, DC area and growing offices in New York, Miami, Baltimore, and now Dallas, MCI USA is rapidly expanding its platform to deliver a robust set of services in its Association and Corporate Solutions portfolios. Find out more at

MCI has engaged and activated audiences through inspiring meetings and events for almost 30 years. Today, MCI is trusted by clients across the globe to create face-to-face, hybrid and digital experiences supporting key business objectives, from building brands to reaching new markets and rewarding top performers. From the healthcare and life sciences sector to the luxury, ICT, automotive and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sectors, MCI’s industry experts create and deliver innovative, customized solutions. Coupled with MCI’s insights into global mega trends and culturally relevant local learnings, our events engage, inspire and deliver return on investment (ROI).  Find out more at


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