Telling Our Story: Augusta’s Growth as a Destination Hotspot
Our region has the unique attraction of Southern charm and cutting-edge industry, and demonstrating the value of that combination - Augusta has 17 newcomers moving in each day and over 9.1 million visitors each year. Part of telling our story is ensuring as our community continues to grow, we are matching the pace to develop the best surroundings and quality of place along with an active, engaged local community.
The afternoon’s guest speaker, Bennish Brown, President & CEO of Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau, will share more about the “All In Augusta” 5-year strategic destination plan and the community partnerships developing to champion Augusta’s growth as a destination hotspot.
Bennish Brown has spent 18 years as a tourism professional. Prior to leading the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau, he served 12 years as the Executive Director of the Rock Hill/York County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
He was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Destinations International, which is the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations, convention and visitor bureaus and tourism boards.
Tuesday, May 21, 11:30 am
The Legends Club
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