Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: May 6-7, 2014

 

Meetings Quest Relaunch Coincides With U.S. Travel Association's National Travel and Tourism Week, Mesa, AZ, May 6-7

 

After a welcome from Mesa Mayor Alex Finter, Timothy Schneider (president and CEO of Schneider Publishing, which publishes Association News magazine and organizes Meetings Quest) will moderate a panel discussion on the state of the travel industry with Marc Garcia, president & CEO of Visit Mesa; Sherry Henry, director of the Arizona Office of Tourism; Debbie Johnson, president and CEO of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association; and Martha Sheridan, chairperson of Destination Marketing Association International.

 

Mesa, Arizona (May 1, 2014) - Arizona Travel Rally Day on May 6 will serve as the opening celebration for Meetings Quest, the nation’s longest-running series of educational and networking events for association and corporate meeting planners. Meetings Quest will be relaunched in Mesa, Arizona, May 6–7. Hosted by Visit Mesa, Meetings Quest was scheduled to coincide with the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week.
 
“We believe that a strong travel industry benefits all sectors of the economy and we’re delighted to be working with Visit Mesa to provide a Travel Rally Day event for the entire state of Arizona,” said Timothy Schneider, president and CEO of Schneider Publishing, which publishes Association News magazine and organizes Meetings Quest.
 
The Travel Rally Day event will be held at the Mesa Arts Center, the largest facility of its type in Arizona (One East Main Street). Following a “Taste of Mesa” culinary and cultural experience, tours of the center and a welcome from Mesa Mayor Alex Finter, Schneider will moderate a panel discussion on the state of the travel industry with Marc Garcia, president & CEO of Visit Mesa; Sherry Henry, director of the Arizona Office of Tourism; Debbie Johnson, president and CEO of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association; and Martha Sheridan, chairperson of Destination Marketing Association International. The session will be held in the 1,571-seat Ikeda Theater.
 
For more, visit
www.meetingsquest.com/shows/meeting-professionals or call toll-free (877) 577-3700.
 

 

 

 Contact & Media Visits  

 

Media Contacts:

Michelle Streeter at Visit Mesa: Michelle@VisitMesa.com, (480) 682-3638

Ann Shepphird at Schneider Publishing: Ann.Shepphird@SchneiderPublishing.com, (310) 577-3700

 

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

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Web: www.schneiderpublishing.com

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Meetings Quest Relaunch Coincides With U.S. Travel Association's National Travel and Tourism Week, Mesa, May 6-7

Mesa, Arizona - Arizona Travel Rally Day on May 6 will serve as the opening celebration for Meetings Quest, the nation’s longest-running series of educational and networking events for association and corporate meeting planners. Meetings Quest will be relaunched in Mesa, Arizona, May 6–7. Hosted by Visit Mesa, Meetings Quest was scheduled to coincide with the U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week. After a welcome from Mesa Mayor Alex Finter, Timothy Schneider (president and CEO of Schneider Publishing, which publishes Association News magazine and organizes Meetings Quest) will moderate a panel discussion on the state of the travel industry with Marc Garcia, president & CEO of Visit Mesa; Sherry Henry, director of the Arizona Office of Tourism; Debbie Johnson, president and CEO of the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association; and Martha Sheridan, chairperson of Destination Marketing Association International.  The session will be held in the 1,571-seat Ikeda Theater. For more, visit www.meetingsquest.com/shows/meeting-professionals or call toll-free (877) 577-3700.

 

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