WICHITA, Kan. — At Visit Wichita, the sales team plays a vital role: attracting new conventions, conferences and events to Wichita and enhancing economic development by bringing in these national, regional and state conventions to the city. Newly hired Moji Rosson, will be leading that team into 2017 and beyond.

Prior to joining Visit Wichita, Rosson was the general counsel and director of government affairs for the Realtors of South Central Kansas where she lobbied and advocated on behalf of issues like increased economic development, homeownership and private property rights. “Having worked at an Association, I understand the important role conferences play in the continued success of the members they serve. I look forward to bringing my learnings and experiences to this new role,” Rosson said.

Rosson received her bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University and holds a Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law. She is a graduate of Leadership Wichita, a chair of the City of Wichita’s Transit Advisory Board, a member of the Wichita Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Wichita Bar Association's Board of Governors. She was also the co-chair of Yes Wichita campaign in 2014.

“Throughout my career in Wichita, I have been privileged to build strong relationships and connections with business and community leaders, as well as elected officials. These local connections can be key to attracting new organizations and associations to Wichita,” Rosson said. “Much of my professional career has focused on advocating on behalf of and selling the many aspects that make Wichita a great community. My innate passion for Wichita will help Visit Wichita continue to sell our community as a true destination city.”

The sales team Rosson will be leading consists of convention services professionals and convention sales managers: Anita Harris (Fraternal, Greek Letter Societies, Hobby & Avocational, Religious, Military Reunions); Drew Hays (Sports Events & Sports Meetings); Amy Schmidt (Agriculture, Environmental, Education, Trade/Business); and Keith Talbert, CMP (Aviation, Cultural, Energy, Government, Healthcare, Military, Scientific & Engineering, Social Welfare).