Joel Becker of M&M Productions USA honored by state hospitality association

Chattanooga employee named Tourism Manager Small Property of the Year

Joel Becker of M&M Productions USA has been selected as the “Tourism Manager Small Property of the Year” by the Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association (TnHTA) at the organization’s Stars of the Industry award ceremony in Gatlinburg.

“Joel is such an asset to our team,” said Mike Brown, founder and president of M&M Productions USA. “His dedication to exceptional client service exemplifies everything that M&M Productions USA strives to achieve. Our team prides itself on a custom, turnkey experience for every event, and Joel consistently exceeds expectations for our Chattanooga clients.”

The “Tourism Manager Small Property of the Year” award is presented annually in recognition of an employee in management who has a proven track record of management excellence, industry involvement and community service. The nominees are judged on outstanding performance that goes above and beyond normal job responsibilities, including providing excellent services to the property, guests and community.

Becker manages operations and sales for audiovisual services at, the Chattanoogan Hotel & Conference Center where he has executed 292 events for multiple key clients in less than a year. Becker consistently is praised for leadership skills and program implementation, while maintaining the highest customer satisfaction ratings within the company.

The Chattanoogan Hotel & Conference Center is a luxury hotel nestled in Chattanooga’s bustling downtown area. The venue provides first class hotel and meeting accommodations from weddings to large corporate events.

“We entered the Chattanooga market about two years ago, and Joel has been key to our success,” said Jonathan Letson, director of audiovisual services for M&M Productions USA. “His work ethic, technical ability and dedication to the success of his events make us proud to have him representing us at a first-class hotel like the Chattanoogan Hotel & Conference Center.”

M&M Productions USA provides lighting, audiovisual services, scripting, broadcast services and event coordination to high-profile clients, events, conferences and conventions in Tennessee and across the country. M&M Productions USA boasts the largest and most advanced equipment inventory in the region.

Last year, M&M Productions USA was named “Preferred Vendor of the Year” by the Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association (TnHTA). In 2016, the company produced events for President Obama and the White House Communications Agency, as well as campaign events for 2016 presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

About the Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association

The Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association is the voice of the lodging, dining, and tourism industry in the state of Tennessee. TnHTA provides education and training for industry employees and represents the interests of the hospitality and tourism industry at the local, state and national levels. Learn more about TnHTA at

About M&M Productions USA

Based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, M&M Productions USA is a full-service event planning and production company. The company provides turnkey solutions for full production events, breakout meeting management, audience response systems, lighting and stage design, video production, digital signage, script writing, speaker training, webcasting, virtual conferences, live broadcast services and event choreography. Customers, such as the White House Communications Agency, NCAA, Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Department of Energy and Ripley Entertainment, discover that the certified professionals at M&M Productions deliver the best experience possible for all audience members. For more information, visit