|Celebration of the Arts! Annual Meeting & Luncheon|
The program will include live entertainment, presentation of Collaborative and Reaching Out awards, and recognition of the Larry Eckholt and Peggy Whitworth honorees.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
University of Iowa Athletic Hall of Fame
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Shawna Lode, Iowa Tourism Office
Promotional Partnerships: How the Iowa Tourism Office Helps Travelers Hear Your Story
Keynote Sponsor: Iowa City / Coralville Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau
Shawna Lode is Manager of the Iowa Tourism Office at the Iowa Economic Development Authority where she is responsible for developing and implementing programs that support and promote Iowa’s tourism opportunities for economic growth. A lifelong Iowan, Shawna grew up in Aurelia and earned her bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista University. She received a Master’s Degree in Communication Leadership from Drake University.
Shawna began her career in tourism in 1996 when she became Director of the Burlington Area Convention and Tourism Bureau. In 1998 she joined the staff of the Iowa Tourism Office as Public Relations Manager. After seven years, she left the Tourism Office to serve as Communications Director for the Iowa Finance Authority before returning to the Iowa Tourism Office to assume the role of Manager in September 2010. Shawna enjoys exploring Iowa with her husband, James Myers, and their sons Paxton and Rowen.
All ICCA partners, business partners, friends and community members are invited to attend. Tickets are $25; tables of eight are $200. Register online by November 10 or contact ICCA at: email@example.com or 319.849.8ART (8278).
Celebration Sponsors: Hills Bank, MidAmerican Energy, Rockwell Collins