3.21.2015

Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau celebrates 30 years


Welcomes 2015 Incoming Board of Directors

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – On Thursday, March 19, the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau held their 30th Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Hall of Springs. In addition to highlighting the successes of 2014 and their initiatives for 2015, the Bureau welcomed the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.  A crowd of 125 members, government officials and past chairs attended! 

Elected to serve on the Executive Committee for 2015/2016 are; Chair – Megan Hennessey (Courtyard by Marriott Saratoga Springs), Immediate Past Chair - Dan Fortier (Embassy Suites Saratoga Springs), Chair Elect – Thomas Newkirk (Saratoga National Golf Course), Treasurer – Shawn Goodway (The Saratoga Hilton) & At-Large Officer – Steve Wilcox, (Fingerpaint Marketing)

Elected to serve 3 year terms on the Board of Directors are; Christine Harmon, West Side Sports Bar & Grill, AJ Bodden, Townsquare Lifestyle Events and Rita Cox, Saratoga Casino and Raceway

Continuing to serve on the Board of Directors of the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau are;
Mark Baker, Saratoga Springs City Center
Robert Berrey, Gideon Putnam Resort
Dennis Brobston, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation
Gail Cummings-Danson, Skidmore College
Cynthia Hollowood, Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs
Ron Ireland, Saratoga Golf & Polo Club
Patrick Pipino, Ben & Jerry’s of Saratoga
Eugene Quirk, Adirondack Trust Insurance
Todd Shimkus, Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
Marcia White, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)

The Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau’s Annual Report for 2014 can be found on the website at www.discoversaratoga.org and then click on “The Bureau” on the header.

Thank you to everyone who has supported the Bureau over the last 30 years! The next 30 years will even be better and exciting and the staff of the Bureau is looking forward to being a part of it!

Special thanks to our sponsors: Angelo Mazzone of Mazzone Management, Kevin Sykes and the entire staff of the Hall of Springs, CMI Communications, DeCrescente Distributing Company, Saratoga County, New York, The Gideon Putnam, Adirondack Trust Company, ImagineThat Marketing & Communications, Posie Peddler, Through the Glass Photography by Samantha Decker, The Ice Man, Saratoga’s Community Federal Credit Union, Premiere Transportation, Union Gables, Residence Inn by Marriott-Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Casino and Raceway, Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation, Saratoga Springs City Center, Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs, and Saratoga Hilton


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Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau is a key economic development engine for this community, the mission of the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau is to contribute a positive impact on the local economy by promoting and marketing Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County as a world-class destination for meetings, conventions and groups.

For information on how to schedule or plan a meeting, conference, wedding or sport/special event in Saratoga, visit the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau’s website at www.discoversaratoga.org.

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