CONVENTION CENTERS AND BUREAUS Stephen B. Richer has been appointed executive director of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau in Gulfport, MS. Richer is the former president of the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Portland Oregon Visitors Association (POVA) has chosen Joe D'Alessandro as its new president. He joins POVA from the Oregon Tourism Commission, where he was executive director.
Richard Binford is the new president of the Metropo