Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau Archives

Convention Center welcomes millionth delegate

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, second from left, joined city leaders March 14 at the American Animal Hospital Association’s annual conference to celebrate the millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since its $650 million expansion in January 2009. The millionth delegate, veterinarian Monique Weldon of Aurora, Colo., accepted a donation in her honor to the Rescue Operation for the Animals of the Reservation (ROAR). Pictured from left are Phoenix Convention Center Director Debbie Cotton, Mayor Stanton, AHAA President Mark Russak, ROAR spokeswoman Helen Oliff, Greater Phoenix CVB President Steve Moore, Weldon, and Phoenix City Manager David Cavazos.
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A huge milestone at the Phoenix Convention Center arrived last week in the form of a petite veterinarian from Colorado. Dr. Monique Weldon, owner of Loving Family Animal Hospital in Aurora, Colo., was the one millionth delegate to visit the Phoenix Convention Center since it emerged four years ago from a $600 million expansion. Weldon,… Read More →

Greater Phoenix CVB promotes 3 as part of reorganization effort

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The Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau, the nonprofit organization that markets metropolitan Phoenix as a visitor and meeting destination, has promoted Michael Mooney to the position of Executive Vice President. Mooney, who previously held the title of Chief Operating Officer, will continue to serve in that role. He joined the Greater Phoenix CVB in… Read More →

D-Backs CEO earns Goldwater award

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Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall has been named the 2012 recipient of the Goldwater Community Service Award and will be honored at the 29th Noche de Gourmet Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Wrigley Mansion. The Goldwater Community Service Awards, presented by the Active 20-30 Club of Phoenix, honors a community leader with… Read More →

Greater Phoenix CVB Wins 2012 Gold Service Award

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Readers of Meetings & Conventions magazine have bestowed the prestigious Gold Service Award on the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau for the 22nd consecutive year. Meetings & Conventions magazine is a leading publication among meeting professionals, and 50,000-plus subscribers each plan a minimum of three off-site meetings, conventions and/or trade shows per year. The… Read More →

Steve Moore To Serve On The U.S Travel Association

Steve Moore

Phoenix’s very own Steve Moore, the CEO and president of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau, has been asked to serve on the U.S. Travel Association’s 2012 Executive Committee. Moore has also been appointed and asked to serve on the board of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), where he will represent the… Read More →