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Scott White
President & CEO
Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Scott White is the President & CEO of the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Greater Palm Springs CVB is the tourism sales and marketing organization for the Coachella Valley. Tourism attracts over 13 million visitors and generates over $7 billion annually to the local economy. In 2016, the CVB launched the Destination Development Plan with a goal to attract over 16 million visitors by 2026. 

White came to the CVB in 2010 following four years as the Executive Director of the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau and eight years at the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau. He began his hospitality career in Monterey, California in the hotel industry, including nine years with Renaissance Hotels. Scott serves on the Governing Board for the Desert Regional Medical Center, Immediate Past Chairman of the California Travel Association and serves on the Board of Trustees for the California Travel Political Action Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Destinations International and serves on the Chairman’s Circle of the U.S. Travel Association. He is a native of California and is married to Rachel. When not working, he likes to be outdoors golfing, hiking or chilling by the pool. His favorite quote: “In the midst of chaos lies creativity.”