Virginia Beach, VA— The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the first industry event of the 2016 Tourism Excellence in Business & Leadership Seasonal Series, “Meetings, Conventions and Expos: Best Practices for an Emerging Destination,” will be held Thursday, February 18 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Five leading national industry experts - David DuBois, president and CEO of International Association of Exhibitions and Events, Karen Miller, CEM, Director of Meetings and Sponsorships for the National School Boards Association, Bob Hope, Director of Convention and Meetings, American College of Surgeons, Michael Tarr, CMP, Director of Global Accounts for HelmsBriscoe and Bill Martin, VP of Strategic Development for Experient, Inc. - will discuss best practices, trends, challenges and opportunities for the meetings and convention industry. This event is open to all stakeholders within the region’s hospitality, tourism and travel industry. Event registration is available online at www.visitvirginiabeach.com/springevent.
Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
2016 Tourism Excellence in Business & Leadership Seasonal Series Event: “Meetings, Conventions and Expos: Best Practices for an Emerging Destination”
Thursday, February 18, 2016
8:30-9am EST Registration and Continental Breakfast
9-9:30am Hot Topic Roundtable Discussions
9:30-10:30am Panel Discussion with Industry Experts
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, 201 Market St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
$10 registration fee includes continental breakfast.
Tiffany Russell, Director of Public Relations, Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau 757-385-6628 firstname.lastname@example.org