Leonard “Buck” Hoyle, CAE, CMP, a 36-year veteran of the association and meetings industry, passed away on Saturday, July 17, after a brief battle with prostate cancer. He was 71. Hoyle was best known as the chief staff executive of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, serving from 1981 to 1994. Before that he was director of conventions and executive vice president at the American Society of Association Executives.
In the 1990s Hoyle founded Accolade Communica