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December 7, 2016 / Millerann Moya / , / Comments

Blaire Zahn Joins Visit Plano as Convention Services Coordinator

Visit Plano has tapped Blaire Zahn as its new Convention Services Coordinator.

Visit Plano Convention Services CoordinatorZahn will manage all logistics, arrangements, and services for Visit Plano clients once they have been booked in Plano by the Visit Plano sales team. She will also assist meeting planners in coordinating events in each of Visit Plano’s targeted market segments including corporate, association, government, sports, and SMERF (social, military, educational, religious, and fraternal).

Zahn, formerly the Tourism Director at the Mineral Wells Convention & Visitors Bureau, brings a diverse background and numerous talents to Plano. Her extensive experience in the tourism industry also includes positions with The Fairmont Dallas, Banana Azul Hotel, the Carolina Renaissance Festival, Visit Southlake and Sustainable Travel International.  Zahn holds a Masters of Science in International Sustainable Tourism and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management, both from the University of North Texas.

“We are excited about the passion for tourism and hospitality that Blaire brings to our team,” said Visit Plano Director Mark Thompson. “Plano continues to grow as a dynamic destination for meetings and conventions, and Blaire’s dedication to exemplary service will greatly contribute to that trend.”

Zahn replaces Shane Sorenson who is now serving as Visit Plano’s Government and SMERF Sales Manager after the retirement of Kay Summerville in September.

Welcome to Plano, Blaire!

Cover photo credit: Arena Blake