When: January 21, 2015
Where: Four Seasons, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Time:  Noon – 1:00 p.m.

 Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau Sales and Marketing Outlook
Presented by Jennifer Walker and Steve Genovesi

An imperative meeting for Sales Groups, General Managers, Industry Suppliers and Service Providers. Learn firsthand from the bureau how the Austin lodging and tourism industry has built a solid foundation, as presenters Jennifer Walker and Steve Genovesi provide a Sales and Marketing Outlook for 2015.

Guest Speakers

Jennifer Walker
Director of Marketing Communications
Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau

As Director of Marketing Communications for the Austin CVB, Jennifer Walker oversees advertising, branding, marketing and communication strategies for the bureau.  Walker also serves as a steward of ACVB campaign and corporate communication standards and has 18 years of experience with full-service advertising agencies and globally recognized brands.  Walker earned a communications degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and hails from Ventura, California.

Steve Genovesi
Senior VP of Sales and Service
Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau

As Senior VP of Sales and Services for the Austin CVB, Steve has overall responsibilities for the convention, sports and conventions service departments. Prior to coming to Austin, Steve was VP of Sales and Marketing for the Chattanooga, Tennessee CVB and was also with Marriott Hotels for 18 years – which included Director of Sales and Marketing for the San Antonio Marriott Hotels, Director of Sales at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis during the Summer Olympic Games, and an opening General Manager for one of the largest urban Residence Inns- located in downtown Philadelphia. Steve is a graduate of Georgia State University.