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Ron Price, CDME
President & CEO
Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Ron Price became President & CEO of the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau in April 2013 following a nationwide search. He has 21 years of hospitality leadership, sales and marketing experience.

Before coming to Arlington, he was the Assistant Executive Director for the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau. Prior to the San Antonio CVB, Price was with Marriott International for over 14 years and was part of many significant hotel developments, including two major projects; The San Antonio JW Marriott Resort and L.A. Live!

Since arriving in Arlington, Price has strategically turned the cities tourism industry into one of the top economic generators.  He has also been involved in several high profile developments for the city, including the new Texas LIVE! entertainment complex with Loews hotel and over $4 billion in future developments.

Price currently sits on the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) Board of Directors, Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA) Executive Board, VisitDFW board (Chairman), North Texas Major Event LOC (Local Organizing Committee) Executive Board of Directors and the Board for the Hotel Association of Tarrant County.