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Visit Plano’s Mark Thompson Honored with TACVB’S Marion Szurek Legacy Award

Mark Thompson, Executive Director of Visit Plano, received the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureau’s (TACVB) prestigious Marion Szurek Legacy Award at the organization’s recent annual conference and awards luncheon in Denton, Texas. Visit Plano also brought home first place in Tourism Promotion for its Plano Insiders blog, first place in Local Awareness for […]

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What Texas Travelers Need To Know About REAL ID

Are you ready for Real ID? On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will implement the final phase of REAL ID enforcement, requiring Americans to present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of authenticated ID to go through airport security checkpoints. REAL ID refers to a set of security […]

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Visit Plano Appoints New Association Sales Manager

Eddie Gonzalez has been named Visit Plano’s new Association Sales Manager. Previous to Gonzalez’ appointment, the association market was handled by Corporate Market Sales Manager Karen Fogle, who continues in that role. The creation of the new position spreads the responsibilities, allowing Visit Plano to better serve both the association and the corporate markets. Gonzalez […]

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A Look Inside Legacy Central in Plano

Plano is home to a new mixed-use $300 million redevelopment by Regent Properties featuring new office space, retail, conference facilities, additional parking, and apartments. This vibrant walkable mixed-use campus off U.S. 75 and Legacy Drive has already brought in a diversified tenancy with companies like Samsung, Peloton, Roland Technology Group, and Transwestern. Spaces, an international co-working company, […]

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