FRANKFORT, Ky. — Janette Marson, 2022 President of the Kentucky Affiliation of Conference and Guests Bureaus (KACVB), introduced on the December KY state Tourism Director Assembly, that Mary Quinn RamerPresident of VisitLEX, was chosen because the Kentucky 2022 Tourism Director of the 12 months. 

“There have been so many fantastic govt administrators that have been nominated for this distinct award, however one stood out above the remainder, and that was Mary Quinn,” said KACVB President Janette Marson. “Mary Quinn is a extremely revered chief within the native, regional, and state-wide Kentucky tourism business and is a mentor to lots of the Kentucky Tourism Administrators throughout the Commonwealth. Mary Quinn can be concerned with the Kentucky Horse Park Fee, Rural Land Administration Board, Sister Cities, Equestrian Occasions Worldwide, LexArts, and McDowell Home Museum, and has been a driving power in defending tourism right here in Kentucky.”

Mary Quinn Okay. Ramer is President of VisitLEX, overseeing all administrative, advertising and conference actions for the vacation spot group. Mary Quinn brings 20 years of tourism, advertising communications, and occasion planning expertise to VisitLEX. Earlier than changing into President, Mary Quinn spent seven years because the Vice President of Advertising on the group. Throughout her tenure, she has overseen a profitable rebranding effort and launch of the enduring blue horse model, coordinated all Bureau actions for 2 worldwide equine occasions, launched an authentic culinary tourism initiative, launched a nationwide PR marketing campaign for the vacation spot, and has just lately overseen the implementation of blue horse branded merchandise. Working with metropolis officers and designers, Mary Quinn actively restored the Previous Fayette Courthouse, which now homes VisitLEX headquarters and its state-of-the-art customer middle.

As well as, Mary Quinn is lively with quite a few tourism-related organizations, together with membership on the Kentucky Horse Park Fee and the Kentucky Journey Trade Affiliation boards, Rural Land Administration Board, Sister Cities, Equestrian Occasions Worldwide, and the McDowell Home Museum. Mary Quinn is an lively member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Lexington. Mary Quinn has been lucky to be concerned in lots of award-winning tasks over time. She is a proud recipient of the Public Relations Society of America’s prime honor, the Silver Anvil, in addition to quite a few advertising awards from the Kentucky Journey Trade Affiliation. In 2021, she was named the Affiliation’s Member of the 12 months. In 2015, Mary Quinn acquired the Lois Mateus Networking Award from the Kentucky Distillers Affiliation and the Bourbon Girls group.

The Kentucky Affiliation of Conference and Guests Bureaus (KACVB),  was established in 1993 and is a non-profit Kentucky affiliation with membership unique to govt administrators of vacationer & conference commissions and conference & customer bureaus in Kentucky. The aim of KACVB is to supply persevering with schooling, networking and help for the tourism govt throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 

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