July 7, 2020
 
This Week's Virtual Meeting Speaker will be Jason Fulvi, President and CEO, Visit KC. His topic will be "Reopening KC - an Update on the Tourism and Hospitality Sector."
A passionate ambassador for the hospitality and tourism industry, Jason Fulvi is the President & CEO of Visit KC, the leading destination marketing organization for the Kansas City region.

From the organization’s headquarters in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, Fulvi oversees the team who supports a vital and growing component of the region’s economy through marketing, sales and service of the convention and tourism industries—generating nearly 48,000 jobs and $5.6 billion in economic impact annually.

With more than 32 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, Fulvi came to Kansas City from VisitPITTSBURGH, where he served for 16 years and most recently as the organization’s Executive Vice President.

Fulvi grew up in a small town in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. He has served in a number of capacities over his hospitality tenure, working his way up through the industry and serving companies such as Westin, Hilton Worldwide and Holiday Inn, before joining VisitPITTSBURGH in May 2002.

In 2007, Jason became a Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME). The CDME status is recognized within the convention and visitors bureau industry as its highest educational achievement.

Fulvi is active within several industry organizations, including the American Society of Association Executives and the Professional Convention Management Association. He currently serves as Immediate Past Chair of the Destinations International Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering travel marketers. Upon his hire at Visit KC, Destinations International President & CEO Don Welsh described Fulvi as “a natural leader who will bring a high level of energy, passion and professionalism to his appointment in Kansas City.”

You can join this week's program on your computer or iPad with this link: 

(This will be a Zoom MEETING, not a WEBINAR)

If you prefer to call in, please use 1-669-900-9128  or 1-346-248-7799 - with Meeting ID: 872 7323 4880  Password: 624764

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