Member Spotlight: CVB
At the McPherson Convention and Visitors Bureau, you will find three spirited ladies, all sharing their unique talents to create a fantastic team! Convention and Visitor Bureau Director, Joni Regnier is constantly on the go, implementing new ideas and ways to reach more visitors and touting the hometown amenities and promoting local activities to those who call McPherson home. The McPherson CVB is funded through the transient guest tax, the tax collected from hotel stays. Visit the CVB and the newest Kansas Travel Information Center at 1111 E. Kansas. The move to their new location is part of the City’s comprehensive plan to help promote the McPherson Museum. According to Joni, the McPherson Museum double their attendance in the month of June as compared to last year. The CVB also helps promote the Maxwell Wildlife Preserve, Turkey Creek Golf Course, All Schools Day and many other attractions and events. Find out more about their $35,000 grant program for marketing grants, event and attraction grants and sport tournament grants at www.visitmcpherson.com
Anne Kirchner, Community Information Coordinator shares her writing talent for promotions and communications. You will see her creative script in the new visitor’s guide, on the new website, Facebook and through many news releases. Anne communicates will all of the City’s departments to share their story and keep the community updated on current happenings. Katie Bomberger, Travel Center Administrative Assistant, is the smiling face you will see when entering the CVB and KS Travel Center. Katie coordinates the trolley rental, updates information on the new LED sign, orders items for the gift shop and travel center and creates visitor bags for the many conventions and reunions that are hosted in McPherson each year. Don’t forget the CVB for your next convention, sports tournament or special event and let them help you plan the perfect itinerary for your group. Stop by 1111 E. Kansas, Call 620-241-3303, find out more at www.visitmcpherson.com or stay connected with Facebook.