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  • Rolando Aedo, Chief Operating Officer, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Susan Amey, President & CEO, Discover Durham
  • Renee Areng, Executive Director, Explore Brookhaven
  • Paul Arrigo, President CEO, Visit Baton Rouge
  • Jerad Bachar, President and CEO, VisitPITTSBURGH
  • Jennifer Barbee, CEO, Destination Innovate, LLC
  • Regena Bearden, CMO, Memphis Tourism
  • Scott Beck, President & CEO, Destination Toronto
  • Jack Berry, President & CEO, Richmond Region Tourism
  • Ben Berthelot, President & CEO, Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission
  • Todd Bertka, Director, Waco Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Barry Biggar, President/CEO, Visit Fairfax
  • Louise Bishop, President, South County Tourism Council
  • Dave Blank, President/CEO, Real Racine
  • Tammy Blount-Canavan, EVP & Principal, Destination & Travel Practice, Fired Up! Culture
  • Buddy Boe, Executive Director, Louisiana's River Parishes Tourist Commission
  • Kevin Bourke, President & CEO, Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Nick Breedlove, Executive Director, Jackson County Tourism Development Authority
  • Stacy Brown, President, Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
  • Bennish Brown, President & CEO, Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • David Burgess, President & CEO, Miles Partnership
  • Adam Burke, President & CEO, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Jay Burress, President & CEO, Visit Anaheim
  • Mike Butts, VP Sales, Executive Director, CRVA/Visit Charlotte
  • Courtney Cacatian, Executive Director, Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (Virginia)
  • Cort Carlson, Executive Director, Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Eduardo Chaillo, Executive Director, Global meetings and tourism specialists, LLC
  • Robert Chisel, Vice President of Finance and Operations, Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
  • Royce Chwin, President and CEO, Tourism Vancouver
  • Moon Civetz, Vice President Global Group Sales/MICE Specialist, Maverick Aviation Group
  • Stephanie Clovechok, CEO, Tourism Saskatoon - The Saskatoon Visitor & Convention Beaurea
  • Stephanie Clovechok, CEO, Tourism Saskatoon
  • Julie Coker, President and CEO, San Diego Tourism Authority
  • George Cooley, EVP, Experience Prince George's
  • Santiago Corrada, President & CEO, Visit Tampa Bay
  • Michael Crockatt, President and CEO, Ottawa Tourism
  • Kerry Crockett, CEO, Insurance and Accounting Systems Association, Inc
  • Bryan Crowe, General Manager - Chief Executive, Destination El Paso
  • Jennifer Cunningham, Executive Vice-President, Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority
  • scott dahl, director, springfield convention & visitors bureau
  • Joe D'Alessandro, President & CEO, San Francisco Travel
  • Bruce Dalton, President/CEO, Visit Aurora, CO
  • Michael Davidson, Executive Director, eXplore Lawrence
  • Craig Davis, President and CEO, VisitDallas
  • Chuck Davison, President & CEO, Visit SLO CAL
  • Brad Dean, CEO, Discover Puerto Rico
  • Brad Dean, CEO, Discover Puerto Rico
  • Jill Delaney, President & CEO, Discover Albany
  • Jayne DeLuce, President & CEO, Visit Champaign County
  • Brent DeRaad, President & CEO, Visit Tucson
  • Jaime Dibean, Managing Director of Business Planning, AF Group
  • Sean Dixon, President/CEO, Visit Topeka
  • Fred Dixon, CEO, NYC & Company
  • Scott Dring, President & CEO, Visit Dublin Ohio
  • David DuBois, President and CEO, International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)
  • Billy Dunlap, President/CEO, Visit York County
  • Kyle Edmiston, President/CEO, Visit Lake Charles
  • Dennis Edwards, President & CEO, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Cynthia Eichler, President and CEO, Visit Fort Collins
  • Beth Erickson, President & CEO, Visit Loudoun
  • Christina Erny, Director of Marketing, Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
  • Kaitlin Eskelson, President & CEO, Visit Salt Lake
  • Mark Everton, CEO, Visit Oakland
  • Amir Eylon, President & C.E.O., Longwoods International
  • John Fieseler, Executive Director, Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.
  • Karla Flannery, Director, State of Illinois tourism
  • Elizabeth Fogarty, Director, Visit Grand Junction
  • Erin Francis-Cummings, CEO, Destination Analysts
  • Racene Friede, President CEO, Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission
  • Mary Fugere, CDME, Director, Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • Jason Fulvi, President & CEO, Visit KC
  • Mike Gamble, President/CEO, SearchWide Global
  • Marc Garcia, President and CEO, Visit Mesa
  • Jim Garrett, CDME  President/CEO, Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Maura Gast, Executive Director, Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Ryan George, CEO, Simpleview
  • Shelly Green, Principal, Shelly Green, LLC (retired CEO, Discover Durham)
  • John Groh, President/CEO, Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Nelson Gumm, CEO, AJR Media Group
  • Gretchen Hall, President & CEO, Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Mary Hammond, Executive Director, Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Charles Harris, President & CEO, Reno-Sparks Visitor and Convention Authority
  • Terry Hasseltine, Executive Director, Maryland Sports Commission
  • Dawn Hathcock, President, Montgomery Chamber of Commerce/CVB
  • Mark Hecquet, President / CEO, Butler County Visitors Bureau
  • Alex Heimann, CEO, Tempest
  • Dave Herrell, President and CEO, Visit Quad Cities
  • David Holder, CEO, Clarity of Place
  • Leonard Hoops, President & CEO, Visit Indy
  • Erik Hudson, Associate Executive Director, VenuWorks of Cedar Rapids
  • Al Hutchinson, Pres./CEO, Visit Baltimore
  • Victoria Isley, President & CEO, Explore Asheville
  • Daniel Janes, CEO, Madden Media
  • Kristen Jarnagin, President & CEO, Discover Long Island
  • Art Jimenez, Executive Director of Tourism Sales, Reno Tahoe
  • Linda John, CEO, Linda John Consulting
  • Brad Jones, Executive Director, Visit Bellevue Washington
  • Matthew Jones, Chief Navigation Officer, Directions Consulting Group
  • Patrick Kaler, President & CEO, Visit Buffalo Niagara
  • Bill Karz, VP, Brand & Digital Marketing, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Sapphire Kharyzma, CEO/CXO, Queens of Virtue | BLKLUXEpr
  • Alan Kidd, President & CEO, Sports ETA
  • Cheryl Kilday, President and CEO, North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Tracy Kimberlin, President/CEO, Springfield (MO) Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
  • Kurt Krause, President & CEO, VisitNorfolk
  • Melyssa Laughlin, President & CEO, Visit Vacaville
  • Darryl Leggieri, President, Discover Saratoga
  • Amy Lukasik, Executive Director, Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches
  • Tony Lyle, Vice President, Tourism Development, Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
  • sue Mageau, Vice President of Marketing, Visit Duluth
  • Ann Marie Maher, Director, Office of Tourism, Visit Prince William, Virginia
  • Herbert Malone, CEO, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
  • Joseph Marinelli, President, Visit Savannah
  • Michelle Mason, President and CEO, Association Forum
  • Casandra Matej, President & CEO, Visit San Antonio
  • Brad Mayne, President and CEO, International Association of Venue Managers
  • Kathy McAdams, Vice President, Convention Sales, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
  • Kristine (Hoida) McConnell, VP Industry Relations, Visit Central Oregon
  • Kaye McHan, CEO / President, Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visit Highlands, NC
  • Debbie Meihls, CEO, New Smyrna Beach Area Visitors Bureau
  • Alexander Michaels, President & CEO, Discover Lehigh Valley
  • Jeff Miller, President and CEO, Travel Portland
  • Steve Moore, CEO, Visit Phoenix
  • Cliff Myers, President & CEO, Visit Vancouver USA
  • Brenda Newbern, Executive Director, VisitCape Cape Girardeau Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Rose Noble, CEO & President, Galena Country Tourism
  • Tom Norwalk, President & CEO, Visit Seattle
  • Paul Nursey, President & CEO, Destination Greater Victoria
  • Brett Oetting, President & CEO, Visit Corpus Christi
  • Teresa Oneill, Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships, Travel Oregon
  • John Oros, President & CEO, Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Paul Ouimet, Partner, President, MMGY NextFactor
  • Jason Outman, President & CEO, Explore Branson
  • Dave Parulo, President, Meet Chicago Northwest
  • Willis Pate, CEO, ACVB
  • Anand Patel, President/CEO, Fairfield Conference & Visitors Bureau
  • John Percy, President and CEO, Destination Niagara USA
  • Stephen Perry, President & CEO, New Orleans & Company
  • Jorge Pesquera, President & CEO, Discover The Palm Beaches
  • Tamara Pigott, Executive Director, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel
  • Julie Pingston, President & CEO, Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Mike Pistana, Vice President, Discover Denton
  • Jacquelyn Powell, President & CEO, Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Ron Price, President & CEO, Arlington CVB
  • Doug Price, President & CEO, Visit Colorado Springs
  • Mary Quinn Ramer, President, VisitLEX
  • Wes Rhea, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Stockton
  • Stacy Ritter, President/CEO, Visit Lauderdale
  • Marla Roe, Executive Director, Visit Frisco (TX)
  • Brian Ross, President and CEO, Experience Columbus
  • Melaine Rottkamp, President & CEO, Dutchess Tourism, Inc.
  • Dan Rowe, President & CEO, Visit Panama City Beach
  • Corrina Ruffieux, Executive Director, Visit Elizabeth City
  • Celestino Ruffini, CEO, Visit Beloit
  • Annette Rummel, CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
  • Darien Schaefer, President & CEO, Visit Pensacola
  • Minto Schneider, CEO, Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corp.
  • Milton Segarra, CEO, Coastal Mississippi
  • Gail Sideman, publicist, gpublicity
  • Don Skeoch, Chief Marketing Officer, The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Doug Small, President & CEO, Experience Grand Rapids
  • Terry Smith, CEO, Destination Cape Breton
  • Susan Smith, CEO, Visit Bastrop
  • Kathy Smits, Vice President, Tourism, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Cookie Smoak, President, ATL Airport District CVB
  • Butch Spyridon, President/CEO, NCVC
  • stacey sun, Vice President, Member and Partner Services, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board
  • William Talbert, President & Chief Executive Officer, Greater MIAMI Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Anna Tanski, President/CEO, Visit Duluth
  • Melvin Tennant, President & CEO, Meet Minneapolis
  • Rickey Thigpen, President & CEO, Visit Jackson
  • Christopher Thompson, President and CEO, Brand USA
  • Trevor Tkach, President & CEO, Traverse City Tourism
  • Sara Toliver, President/CEO, Visit Ogden
  • Brad Toll, President/CEO, Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Karen Trevino, President & CEO, North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • April Walter, HR Manager, Visit Macon
  • Joe Ward, President, Experience Rochester, Minnesota
  • Mike Waterman, Chief Sales Officer, Visit Orlando
  • Julie Wearn, CEO, Visit Roseville
  • Robb Wells, President & CEO, Greater Beaufort-Port Royal CVB
  • Jack Wert, Executive Director/CEO, Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB
  • Carrie Westergard, Executive Director, Boise Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Kari Westlund, President & CEO, Travel Lane County
  • Ellie Westman Chin, President & CEO, Visit Franklin
  • Gary Wheat, President/CEO, Visit Macon, Inc.
  • David Whitaker, President & CEO, Choose Chicago
  • Scott White, President & CEO, Greater Palm Springs CVB
  • Barry White, President & CEO, Chattanooga Tourism Co.
  • Warren Wilkinson, Vice President Growth, Barkley
  • Karen Williams, President & CEO, Louisville Tourism
  • Jehan Williams, Director of Marketing, Explore Brookhaven
  • Meg Winchester, President & CEO, Visit Spokane
  • Rachel Wood, Chief Marketing Officer, Explore Branson

Updated January 7, 2021