Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 3pm to 5pm
Santa Maria Country Club

Guest speaker is Brian Tucker, Industry Relations Liaison for Southern California at Visit California.  This is the first time in our history that we have had the opportunity to welcome Visit California to our city.  We are so honored to have this special opportunity. Please come and offer the warmest of welcomes to Brian Tucker and learn about the importance of travel and tourism in our city and state.

Visit California is a vital resource for boosting visibility of your tourism-related business.  Their support and programs are essential in gaining our portion of the marketshare for visitors to our state.  Many  of their programs are free.  Learn more about how Visit California supports our industry at  http://www.tourism.visitcalifornia.com.

Please take the opportunity to invest in your business.  Our program begins promptly at 3p.m. with an opportunity for questions afterward. Refreshments will be provided.  Reservations are required and there is no cost to attend.  Please contact Gina Keough at Gina@santamaria.com or (805) 925-2403, ext. 814 to reserve your space.

About Our Speaker
Brian Tucker has nearly twenty years of experience in marketing and public administration; a team builder specializing in public/private partnerships. Brian currently serves as an Industry Relations Liaison with Visit California, meeting with various travel industry partners and organizations in the Southern California District. These meetings allow Visit California to communicate its marketing efforts and to enlist partner participation in a one-on-one manner.

Brian holds a degree in marketing and public administration. Brian has hands on experience managing and producing hundreds of complex projects ranging from music festivals and concerts to conferences and tourism outreach. Well versed in traditional and non-traditional media, stakeholder communication, strategic planning and project management. He is also an accomplished designer, voice over artist and coordinator of some of the largest collaborative projects in Southern California.

With a passion for the California experience, he is proud to advance awareness about the importance travel and tourism has on California.