Sowing the seeds of Change

When it comes to meetings and conventions, every destination has a unique story to tell. Here's a look at six CVBs from around the country where new developments are shaping opportunities for meeting planners.

Monterey: New Leadership, New Vision
Tammy Blount

Appointed president and CEO of California's Monterey County CVB in February, Tammy Blount says her mandate is to drive tourism, in particular meetings and incentive travel. She has hired a new sales director and restructured the sales department, with one sales person focusing on large meetings, another on small meetings, and a third on sports tourism.

“Tourism is huge. It's our second biggest economic driver,” Blount

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