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Visit Phoenix has promoted Lorne Edwards to Vice President of Sales & Services. Edwards joined Visit Phoenix five years ago as Director of Sales after a 16-year career at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. In his new role, Edwards will guide the organization’s national strategic sales and services initiatives.
Michele Lawrie has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of National Accounts for the Greater Chicago region. Lawrie, a Chicago native, comes to Visit Phoenix after serving for three years as Senior Manager of Meeting Services at the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Prior to that, she spent 14 years in the sales division of Hyatt Hotels Corporation–including the last seven as Director of Worldwide Accounts in Chicago.
Frontline employees from Phoenix’s visitor industry are now better equipped to communicate with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals thanks to the city’s recent hosting of the 53rd Biennial National Association of the Deaf Conference.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton proclaimed Thursday, April 14, to be Global Meetings Industry Day in his famously sunny city, telling an audience at the Phoenix Convention Center that “meetings mean business in Phoenix.”
The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship generated $273.6 million in economic impact—highest among Arizona’s eight college football title games—according to a study by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
On April 14 Visit Phoenix will join forces with the advocacy coalition Meetings Mean Business (MMB) and its national co-chair, Richard Harper, to showcase the real impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on people, business and communities across the globe.
Arizona will be a relatively new frontier for the two football teams and fan bases that will visit Greater Phoenix for the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Visit Phoenix bolsters its tourism and travel trade efforts with promotion and new hire; the tourism and travel trade department markets Greater Phoenix to the domestic and international leisure travel market, primarily through tour operators and travel agents.
To help Phoenix visitors (and locals) make informed hiking decisions, Visit Phoenix has published a new edition of its Phoenix Trail Guide.
Heather Trent and Tom Michalisko join Visit Phoenixâs sales team as directors of national accounts.
The 2015 BALLE Conferenceâthe worldâs largest gathering of local business ownersâwill convene in downtown Phoenix from June 10-12.
Phoenix will be the site of a weekend fan festival, a concert series and ESPNâs live-broadcast headquarters during the days leading up to the College Football Playoff National Championship.
Super Bowl generates record revenues for Phoenix hotels
Visit Phoenix boosts its efforts with the recent promotions of its staff
Attendees will stay at 25 Hotels and generate $11 Million in Direct Spending
Visit Phoenix is looking forward to welcoming attendees for USA Volleyball and Phoenix Comicon in the coming weeks at Phoenix Convention Center (PCC). Starting this week, PCC hosts USA Volleyball, 2014 USAV Open National Championships May 23-28.
More than 100 members of Downtown Phoenix's hospitality community recently surprised meeting professionals from a religious group by joining hands to demonstrate their commitment to bringing faith-based meetings and conventions to the metropolis.
Visit Phoenix issues statement following Gov. Jan Brewer's veto of SB 1062.
Visit Phoenix sent a letter to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer urging her to veto Arizona Senate Bill 1062.
Visit Phoenix continues to expand its sales efforts and appoints Dennis Park to Director of National Accounts. In addition, internal promotions are announced as Rachel Lytle accepts the Membership Services Manager position and Brittany Jaeger moves into the role of Convention Services Associate Manager
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