VANCOUVER, Wash. – Visit Vancouver USA is excited to announce that Cliff Myers has accepted the position of President & CEO. Myers joins the organization most recently from Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, where he served as Director of Administration and oversaw strategic planning, finance and human resources.
“Vancouver is such a vibrant destination, and I am thrilled to join such a strong and dynamic team and help lead our tourism office forward,” Myers said. “I’m looking forward to joining the community in September and beginning to make an impact.”
Myers’ tenure at Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau spanned more than 14 years, during which he advanced from convention sales manager to assistant general manager to his most recent role on the executive leadership team. In addition to his demonstrated operational expertise, Myers brings an exceptional knowledge of convention sales, marketing and communications with him to the role.
“Throughout the interview process, Cliff demonstrated his strong vision, thorough professionalism and enthusiasm for our destination,” said Mike McLeod, board chair and head of the search committee for Visit Vancouver USA. “We are thrilled to place him at the helm of Visit Vancouver to steer the tourism office into the future during this exciting period of growth and development.”
In his new role, Myers will oversee overall management of the Tourism Office and the Sports Commission, including budget development and oversight, staff supervision, community and government relations and board governance.
About Visit Vancouver USA
Visit Vancouver USA is the official destination marketing organization for Vancouver USA and the surrounding areas. The organization also markets the region as a venue for sports events through the Vancouver USA Sports brand. Visit Vancouver USA's mission is to increase visitor spending in Vancouver and Clark County through competitively marketing the area as a destination for meetings, conventions, and group and leisure travelers. For more information call 360-750-1553 or visit www.VisitVancouverUSA.com.
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