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A Happy Two-Year Anniversary

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June 27, 2013

“Time flies when you’re having fun, working hard and doing what you love.” Everyone is familiar with these age-old sayings and I believe each one can be said about my time at the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau (SACVB).  Read more

Happy Holidays!

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December 18, 2012

Happy holidays partners and friends! All of us at your SACVB are wishing you and yours a warm and wonderful season.   Read more

SACVB Annual Meeting rolls out 2013

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November 1, 2012

Thank you for those who were able to attend our 2012 Annual Meeting October 30 – what a great turnout with almost 300 people – it was a great opportunity to catch up with you and share what we have in the pipeline for 2013.  Read more

2012 Texas Attractions Profile

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September 28, 2012

Sometimes, it takes a call from a reporter to bring our attention to some good news!  Read more

Sharing exciting news at SAHLA August luncheon

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August 20, 2012

Join me at SAHLA's August Luncheon to hear exciting news about the Certified Tourism Ambassador program.  Read more

Tis the Season

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December 13, 2011

I absolutely enjoy the holiday season!  This time of year is filled with holiday traditions and everyone’s in good spirits.  There’s one tradition in particular that the SACVB and our hospitality community look forward to every year - the Annual Tamale Lift.  Read more

WOW… the Women of San Antonio

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October 20, 2011

Not that I usually say GIRL POWER or even focus on gender professionally, but I've had the privilege over the last few weeks to meet some amazing people who happen to be women. Accomplished, successful, aspiring, innovative, caring, and all very passionate about San Antonio.  Read more

Social Responsibility: Doing Good for the Greater Good.

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September 19, 2011

We are all busy and time deprived, there’s no doubt about it.  Looking back at a full week I often wonder how I made it through.  But (here it comes…) then I stop and think about the difference each of us could make in our communities and how rewarding it can be to know that you’ve helped.  We each have a responsibility to give back and leave the world a better place than we found it.  And it doesn’t take much time to make an impact.  Read more

Great Services. Great Return.

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September 1, 2011

I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to 150 convention service managers during the National Celebrate Services Day event at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Thursday, August 25th.  The morning was filled with well wishes and thank you's to those that do not often get recognized.  Convention service managers play one of the most important roles in the industry because their job performance directly impacts our economy. When clients are provided the best service, the likelihood of them returning to our city again is high.  Read more

Tis the Budget Season...

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August 17, 2011

To make money, you have to spend money.  It's a hard thing to say when times are so tough around the country. However in the Destination Marketing world, it’s important to continue and look at ways to enhance our sales and marketing efforts especially in this overall economic situation.  Read more