Covington, KY/March 10, 2011 – The Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau has recognized six local residents for their contributions to the community on helping to book nearly $1.7 million in group business in 2010.
As a part of the lead development/generation program sponsored by the Bureau, The Next Big Attraction, the following were publicly recognized and thanked for their help in bringing local meetings and events to Northern Kentucky:
James Pilcher – Society of Professional Journalists
Lynn Jansen – American Society of the Deaf-Blind
Linda Lacina & Tammy Casper – Children's Hospital Medical Center
Bill Robinson – American Bar Association
Tracy Burgoon – Showcase America Unlimited
Debbie Cunningham – Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy Parents Club
"Individuals within the Northern Kentucky community are our greatest ambassadors and this proves that once again," says Tom Caradonio, President & CEO of the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau. "This program and its success last year, exemplifies the impact that we can have on our local community."
Information about The Next Big Attraction can be found at www.nextbigattraction.com
About the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau
The mission of the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau is that of an aggressive sales, marketing, service, and informational organization whose primary responsibility is to positively impact the Northern Kentucky economy through conventions, meetings, and visitor expenditures. The direct economic impact of visitors' spending in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties in 2009 was $262 million.