Ahead of the Curve

The fifth CEO of the International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus in less than four years talks about where the organization is headed.

Ed Nielsen isn't sure why we want to photograph him in the 1953 Corvette, but he obliges with a laugh, sliding into the snug convertible and draping his tanned arms over the red leather interior. "Sweet, very sweet," he says."Wish I'd had one of these when I was seventeen."

Five rolls of film later, Nielsen is still being a good

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