Contact: 

Ken Vandruff
Director of Communications & Marketing
Greater Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau
kvandruff@visitwichita.com
316.660.6305

 

Oct. 13, 2008

For immediate release

(WICHITA, Kan.) - Keith Talbert Jr. has joined the Greater Wichita Convention & Visitors Bureau as a destination sales manager. He is responsible for the SMERF market, which is made up of social, military, education, religious and fraternal groups. He also supports the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission with attracting sports events to Wichita. Talbert was previously an admissions representative for Wichita State University and assigned to recruit students from northeast Kansas, including the Kansas City area. He was born in Wichita and grew up in Independence, Kan.

 

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Visit Wichita markets the greater Wichita area as a major convention and tourism destination, thereby enhancing the economic development of the city, county, region and state. Visit Wichita is led by President and CEO Susie Santo, and in 2013 travel and tourism contributed more than $1 billion in economic impact to the Wichita MSA.