Thursday, July 18, 2024


Alex Sholly Tyson, executive director of Visit Billings

Big Sky Business


The Big Leagues

Soon after Cody Lund started setting up tables and chairs as an entry-level operations staff worker at the Boise Centre in Idaho, he was...

From Ponytails to Pantsuits

Born and raised in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Trina White embraced the wilderness. An avid outdoorsperson, she loved mountaineering and hiking into the...

Bringing Aviation Down to Earth

Lena Lee started as the private event coordinator at the Museum of Flight in Seattle in 2019, transitioning to private event manager in 2021....

The Concierge of Weird

Jamie McKinney wants visitors to experience Portland at its quirkiest. When the Hyatt Regency Portland at Oregon Convention Center wanted to curate a collection of unique tours that...

Portland Metro Calls Upon a Tourism Pro for Its Comeback

Steve Faulstick has been named interim general manager of visitor venues for Portland Metro, the regional government. In this role, announced less than two weeks...

WCVA Welcomes New VP of Destination Sales

After a hiatus, the Washington County Visitors Association is back in the meetings business. Wendy Popkin will be joining the organization as vice president...