Bill Karabel

Hospitality Elevation Leader

William “Bill” Karabel, Director, Business Development

With over 4 decades’ experience within the Hospitality Meetings and Events Industry, Bill is well known within the industry for customer service, integrity and volunteering for several organizations. Prior to Bill joining the Safety Net Access Team, Bill served in several sales and operational roles during his career. From his early career days of AV operations in large convention hotels in Chicago, to years of experience with PSAV, Freeman, AVT and Encore. He has served as PSAV’s Vice President of Strategic Accounts managing and creating Original Strategic Accounts for Hilton, Fairmont, Marcus, Hyatt, amongst other Hotel Ownership and Management groups for long-term technology partnerships.

A graduate of DePaul University in Business Administration and Communications, Bill’s experience has given him a well-rounded comprehension of not only the sales process, but also the
customer perspective and education that works hand-in-hand in moving a prospect to a fully developed
partnership.
Bill was born and raised in Chicago and still resides there with his 2 “Eagle Scout” sons. He enjoys woodworking, tinkering with antique cars, and fairways and greens.