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Melyssa Laughlin, CDME
President & CEO
Visit Vacaville

Melyssa Laughlin grew up with a first-hand view of the tourism industry through her parent’s small travel agency. As a result, she has a keen interest in destination marketing and travel--especially from a small DMO leadership perspective.

Currently, she has headed up Visit Vacaville since 2007. Visit Vacaville promotes and markets the City of Vacaville, California, as a tourist destination. Melyssa is also Chairman of Destinations International’s Small DMO Committee and an Executive Board Member of California Travel Association and DMA West.

When not busy promoting destination tourism herself, she loves to travel and explore new places, experience new cultures and sample new foods.

Melyssa is a Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) and holds a Business degree from London University.