KANSAS CITY CVA WELCOMES TWO NEW MANAGERS

Additions join convention sales, destination services teams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) is pleased to announce two new staff members who joined the organization earlier this week:

Clint Ferguson joins the convention sales team as a national accounts manager for the medical, technology and entrepreneurial markets. Bringing with him more than 14 years of experience in the hotel industry, Clint comes to the KCCVA from Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, where he served as an account director for the Westin and Sheraton hotels at Crown Center. A native of Maryville, Mo., Clint’s diverse background also includes positions with Hilton Garden Inn, Wyndham Garden Hotel and the Hyatt Regency Crown Center, where he worked for more than 10 years. He can be reached at 816-691-3821 or cferguson@visitkc.com.

Also new to the KCCVA is April Jackson, who joins the organization’s destination services team as a partnership development manager. April will be responsible for KCCVA membership recruitment and partnership sales opportunities, such as digital advertising on VisitKC.com. Prior to joining the organization, April served as a senior recruiter for Robert Half International, the world’s largest specialized staffing firm. A graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene University, April’s background also includes management and sales positions with SkillPath Seminars, Falcon Properties and Bushnell Performance Optics, as well as 13 years with Hallmark Cards. April can be reached at 816-691-3831 or ajackson@visitkc.com.

The KCCVA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ignite global passion for visiting Kansas City. Through marketing, sales and service for convention and tourism industries, the KCCVA supports a vital and growing component of the local economy—generating more than 45,000 jobs and $4.6 billion annually. For more information about the organization, go to VisitKC.com.

Media Contacts

Derek Klaus
National & Convention Media:
Derek Klaus
Director of Communications
816-691-3849
dklaus@visitkc.com | Twitter | LinkedIn
Toni Alexander
Regional & KC Media:
Toni Alexander
Communications Manager
816-691-3848
talexander@visitkc.com | LinkedIn
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