Jeffrey Ajluni is the senior vice president, strategic partnerships and business development of the U.S. Travel Association. Ajluni oversees new business and revenue growth for the association, focusing on developing partnerships and alliances with organizations that strategically benefit the U.S. travel industry.
Prior to joining U.S. Travel, he was chief commercial officer for the Trust for the National Mall, overseeing corporate partnerships, high net revenue development and marketing and events. Before joining the Trust in August 2016, he served as vice president and general manager for FOX Sports Media Group in Washington, D.C.
Before his move to Washington D.C., Ajluni served as group vice president, corporate partnerships and community development for the St. Louis Blues, overseeing all corporate sales, service and partnerships, including broadcast and new media sales, the development of community partner programs, charitable efforts and new business initiatives. Ajluni was also a full-time retained consultant for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Ajluni was executive vice president, chief revenue officer for the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports and Entertainment in Auburn Hills, MI. He oversaw all revenue operations, including corporate partnerships, luxury and premium seating and ticketing
Prior to joining the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment, Ajluni spent 12 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2000-2011, holding the positions of director, corporate partnerships; director, marketing and business development; director, marketing and new partner development. While with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ajluni led global sponsorship development for Manchester United FC from 2005-2008. Most notably, Ajluni worked closely with Manchester United co-owner Bryan Glazer to secure AIG Corporation as the club’s shirt sponsor.
Prior to joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ajluni spent nine years with the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers and Olympia Entertainment, Inc. in Detroit, MI, where he held a variety of positions. Jeff Ajluni is a native of Bloomfield Hills, MI, and a graduate of Northwood University in Midland, MI.
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July 17, 2019
U.S. Travel is working to bridge the gap between sports and travel, and help teams and destinations identify ways to collaborate to capture growing international markets.Read More