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KCCVA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, BOARD MEMBERS

KCCVA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, BOARD MEMBERS

February 06, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—At its Jan. 28 meeting, the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Convention& Visitors Association (KCCVA) elected the following officers for 2014:   Chair – Brenda Tinnen, General Manager and Senior Vice President, AEG-Kansas City...
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KC ENDS YEAR STRONG IN CONVENTION BOOKINGS

KC ENDS YEAR STRONG IN CONVENTION BOOKINGS

January 31, 2014
Kansas City, Mo. - The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) booked a total of 232 conventions in 2013 for future years—a 10-percent increase from 2012. Collectively, these bookings will generate more than 305,000 room nights and infuse...
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KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

KC OBSERVES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

January 27, 2014
February is designated as National Black History Month. Recently, Lonely Planet, the global leader in travel publishing, praised KC’s “vibrant African-American community” when it named KC as of its “Top 10 U.S. Destinations for 2014.” Several area...
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LONELY PLANET NAMES KANSAS CITY A TOP DESTINATION FOR 2014

LONELY PLANET NAMES KANSAS CITY A TOP DESTINATION FOR 2014

December 10, 2013
Kansas City, Mo. – Touting the city as “wide open and inviting,” the global leader in travel publishing has named Kansas City, Missouri, one of its Top 10 U.S. Destinations for 2014. Lonely Planet unveiled its selections on CNN.com this morning and the...
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LIGHTEN UP: KC GLOWS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

LIGHTEN UP: KC GLOWS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

November 18, 2013
Kansas City, Mo. – Just like its iconic jazz and mouth-watering barbecue, Kansas City has earned a bold reputation for its impressive holiday light displays. Before you go, take note of these eight luminous Kansas City traditions that are sure to...
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KANSAS CITY TOURISM HITS RECORD IN 2012

KANSAS CITY TOURISM HITS RECORD IN 2012

October 28, 2013
New research reveals Kansas City hosted 22.3 million visitors in 2012, an increase of 2.4 percent over 2011 and a new record for the destination. This total surpasses the previous record set before the recession in 2008, when 22.1 million travelers...
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KANSAS CITY CVA WELCOMES NEW MANAGER

KANSAS CITY CVA WELCOMES NEW MANAGER

August 28, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Carolyn Anderson as social media manager. A Kansas City native, Carolyn brings to the KCCVA more than nine years of experience in...
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KCCVA ANNOUNCES INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO

KCCVA ANNOUNCES INTERIM PRESIDENT & CEO

June 25, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) announced today that Jon Stephens will serve as interim president and CEO beginning July 1. Stephens has served on the KCCVA board of directors for more than five years, where...
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KANSAS CITY CVA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CEO

KANSAS CITY CVA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CEO

June 14, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) announced today that Rick Hughes will step down as president and CEO on June 30, 2013. Hughes joined the KCCVA in February 2003 and is the longest-serving president in the...
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