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Bay View Collection welcomes new Group Sales & Events Manager

Posted September 06, 2019

Bay View Collection, a small group of distinctive, luxury boutique hotels in Camden, Maine whose properties include the Lord Camden Inn, Grand Harbor Inn, and 16 Bay View, would like to announce that Audrey Knowlton has recently been hired as their new Group Sales & Events Manager.

Audrey recently “rejoined” the Bay View Collection team as our Group Sales & Events Manger. After a short hiatus from the hospitality industry, working as a marine biologist for the Maine Department of Marine Resources, Audrey realized her true calling and passion and decided to return to us in this new role. As the Group Sales & Events Manager Audrey is responsible for selling special events including weddings, banquets, corporate retreats & seminars, social events & parties and providing excellent customer service to ensure those clients have an amazing experience at any of the Bay View Collection properties, which includes Union Hall in Rockport village. As a previous guest services associate and concierge at Lord Camden Inn, Audrey learned how rewarding and diverse hospitality can be and missed the personal interactions she enjoyed so much. A native Mainer and graduate from the University of Maine at Orono, Audrey has an entrepreneurial spirit, love for the outdoors, and a passion for providing outstanding customer service and guest experiences.

“With her past experience at Lord Camden Inn as a guest services associate and concierge, coupled with her educational background and great local knowledge, Audrey is the perfect person to help 16 Bay View and its sister properties connect with the local and regional business community and social scene”, says Matthew Levin, Director of Hotels.

Erick Anderson, General Manager for the Bay View Collection, states “We are very excited for Audrey to take over this important role for our organization. Her enthusiasm, professionalism, and outstanding customer service skills will be a great asset and I look forward to working with her in building upon the initial success of our group sales programs and offerings.”

For anyone interested in hosting their next corporate meeting or group event in mid-coast Maine, contact Audrey Knowlton at (207) 706-7990.

About the Bay View Collection


Lord Camden Inn: Since 1984, Lord Camden Inn has been recognized as Camden’s premier downtown boutique hotel, boasting unsurpassed service, comfort and elegance. With 36 luxurious rooms & suites, the Inn combines old-world architecture with modern-day comfort, service and amenities. Located in the center of town, the Inn is the closest to Camden's fine shops, galleries, restaurants, the Harbor Park Amphitheater and waterfront boardwalk. Lord Camden Inn offers an affordable luxury Inn experience that will lure you back again and again.


Grand Harbor Inn:Grand Harbor Inn is Camden’s only luxury waterfront hotel. Located at Bay View Landing, the Grand Harbor Inn’s exquisitely well-appointed waterfront rooms and suites offer guests unparalleled views of Camden Harbor and the Islands of Penobscot Bay. Featuring private balconies, gas fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and separate glass showers, large screen LCD TV’s, high speed wireless internet, the Inn blends all the contemporary comforts and amenities guests expect with a rustic old-world, warm and elegant feel.


16 Bay View: Camden’s newest luxury hotel, 16 Bay Viewis the transformation of a 100-year-old industrial brick building into a one-of-a-kind 21-room boutique hotel that delivers 
an authentic Camden, Maine experience. Located on Bay View Street, amid a thriving shopping district full of galleries, fine restaurants and boutiques, just footsteps from Camden Harbor, we created something special – a distinctive jewel in the heart of Camden. Inspired by the bold structural elements and unique architectural features of the building, 16 Bay Viewevokes a sophisticated style, offering guests an oasis of warmth, comfort, and tranquility.


Union Hall:The beautifully restored Union Hall is the perfect venue for couples dreaming of a classic New England wedding. While you admire the breathtaking views of sailboats on the picturesque Rockport Harbor, your guests will enjoy a warm coastal breeze as they stroll through one of Maine's most charming seaside villages. Once a gathering place for town meetings, Union Hall is now an elegant venue for your closest friends and family to gather and celebrate.