Several of Georgia’s top tourism officials were honored this month with awards at the 2013 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference. All of the winners were nominated by members of the state’s tourism industry. Paul Broun Award for Marketing Initiatives: The Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau. Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award: Laurie Rowe, owner of Laurie […]
Does this sound familiar? You’re facing an overwhelming amount of work and can’t possibly get it all done between now and when it’s due. You don’t have enough people (or anyone) to delegate to and you are overwhelmed. As if that’s not enough fun, I bet some of the events you’re being asked to plan […]
I don’t know about you, but the 1,000+ e-mails I get every day aren’t getting read. And when I shuffle over the mailroom, the only people sending me letters are credit card companies. So I have to say that when someone mails me something interesting, I pay attention. Yesterday, I got this package that looked […]
Thanks to an unique partnership with The Conservation Fund’s Go Zero program, contributions from the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) has helped plant 1,123 native seedlings and restored 3.7 acres across America since 2008. As the trees grow, they will offset an estimated 1,342 tons of carbon dioxide. The VCB’s mission is to […]
New hires and convention staff at hotels, service providers and tourism agencies domestically and internationally.
For many meeting planners, the first call they make during the planning process is to a convention and visitors bureau (CVB). “They’re able to arrange initial contact with everything from lodging to catering to transportation to ground needs, entertainment, everything,” says Mike Davidson, senior manager of corporate events for T-Mobile. Not only can they send […]