Meetings Industry Mourns Buck Hoyle

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.

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