WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAUS NAMES NEW OFFICERS
The Wisconsin Association of Convention Visitors Bureaus (WACVB) has named new officers for 2015 and 2016. Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau Executive Director Romy Snyder was elected by the WACVB Board of Directors as the organization’s new chair for the 2-year term. Other elected officers are Green Bay Area CVB President and CEO Brad Toll as vice chair, Janesville CVB Executive Director Christine Rebout as secretary and Stevens Point Area CVB Executive Director Sara Brish as treasurer.
Formed in 1983, WACVB strengthens & supports Wisconsin destination marketing organizations by providing educational, marketing and networking opportunities and tourism industry advocacy. WACVB currently has 38 members, representing over $35 million in tourism promotional budgets to drive tourism growth in Wisconsin.
WACVB partners with the Department of Tourism to promote the state as a meetings and convention destination as well as a sporting events destination through the Meet in Wisconsin and Sports Wisconsin campaigns. It also operates a leisure travel Web site focusing on WACVB members – www.escapetowisconsin.com; hosts the Wisconsin Fall Tourism Convention; and serves as a member of the Tourism Federation of Wisconsin, the state tourism industry’s legislative advocacy coalition.