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HVCB names Hughes to new VP post

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau has announced that longtime Starwood executive Karen Hughes has joined the Bureau in the new position of Vice President of Meet Hawaii and Travel Industry Partnerships. She began work April 15. In her new role, Hughes – who has more than 15 years of sales and marketing […]

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Hawaii sales team at D.C. tradeshow (May 3)

Hawaii sales team at D.C. tradeshow (May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE This week a Hawaii sales team is taking the state’s marketing message for meetings and conventions, Where Business and Aloha Meet, into the nation’s biggest market for associations and the meeting industry’s largest one-day tradeshow. The Springtime in the Park Expo takes place Thursday, May 3 in Washington, D.C. Hawaii’s meetings industry will […]

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'Smart' event to sell Hawaii meetings (March 18-20)

‘Smart’ event to sell Hawaii meetings (March 18-20)

MEDIA RELEASE An innovative marketing partnership secured by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau with Smart Meetings Magazine has brought 34 corporate meeting and incentive planners to Hawaii to develop new business opportunities. “The Smart Meeting” tradeshow is taking place at The Modern Honolulu over three days, March 18-20, and will feature presentations about the […]

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HVCB earns gold service award

HVCB earns gold service award

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) has earned one of the meetings industry’s highest honors recognizing excellence, the Gold Service Award for 2011 from Meetings & Conventions magazine. The Gold Service Award carries the distinction of being determined through voting that is submitted by meeting planners nationwide. HVCB’s earning of this prestigious […]

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HVCB honored with meeting planner 'Pinnacle Award'

HVCB honored with meeting planner ‘Pinnacle Award’

MEDIA RELEASE Meeting planners nationwide have spoken and voted the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and its Island Chapters representing Kauai, Oahu, Maui Nui, and Hawaii, the Big Island, the prestigious Pinnacle Award for 2011. “Congratulations to the HVCB and our industry partners for the hard work and dedication in extending their aloha spirit […]

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Hawaiian Islands on display at PRIME meeting

Hawaiian Islands on display at PRIME meeting

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaiian Islands are on display to visiting meeting planners responsible for booking millions of dollars in group business and incentive events at the 14th Annual Pacific Rim Incentives & Meetings Exchange (PRIME). The meeting runs through June 13. Headquartered at the Hawaii Convention Center, PRIME is the state’s premier conference for generating […]

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HVCB at Springtime Expo in D.C. (April 28)

HVCB at Springtime Expo in D.C. (April 28)

MEDIA RELEASE A statewide sales team led by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and Hawaii Convention Center (HCC) is seeking new meetings business this week in Washington, DC, at Springtime Expo, the industry’s largest one-day exhibition. Springtime Expo takes place Thursday, April 28, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be […]

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Hawaii meetings showcased at Washington, D.C tradeshow

Hawaii meetings showcased at Washington, D.C tradeshow

MEDIA RELEASE On Thursday, the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) is teaming up with the Hawaii Convention Center at a Washington, D.C. tradeshow to sell the Hawaiian Islands for association meetings. Called Destination Showcase, the one-day tradeshow is taking place February 24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The expected 2,000 attendees will […]

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Horner named HVCB chairman for 2011

Horner named HVCB chairman for 2011

MEDIA RELEASE Donald G. Horner, chairman and chief executive officer of First Hawaiian Bank, has been named chairman of the board of directors for the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) for 2011. He succeeds Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, who was chairman for the past two years. “Don’s position as one […]

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HVCB at Chicago exhibition (Oct. 13-14)

HVCB at Chicago exhibition (Oct. 13-14)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and its island chapters are being joined this week in Chicago by 32 industry partners to sell Hawaii for incentive travel opportunities at The Motivation Show, the world’s largest incentive exhibition. The Motivation Show’s two-day tradeshow, Oct. 13-14, will attract thousands of meetings industry professionals worldwide […]

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Meeting planners recognize HVCB with Gold Service Award

Meeting planners recognize HVCB with Gold Service Award

MEDIA RELEASE A commitment to ensuring that meeting planners organize and execute successful events in the Hawaiian Islands has resulted in the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) earning the 2010 Gold Service Award from Meetings & Conventions magazine.   “It is an honor that HVCB has earned this prestigious recognition from Meetings & Conventions […]

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HVCB earns 2010 Platinum Partner Award

HVCB earns 2010 Platinum Partner Award

MEDIA RELEASE Incentive and corporate meeting planners have honored the excellence in service that the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and its industry partners provides them with the presentation of a 2010 Platinum Partner Award. “This award is a testament to HVCB and our industry partners’ professionalism and commitment to promoting Hawaii as the […]

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HVCB selling Hawaii's value at Calif. expo (June 16-17)

HVCB selling Hawaii’s value at Calif. expo (June 16-17)

MEDIA RELEASE The value of the Hawaii meeting experience will be the main message behind a Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) sales-driven trade show promotion June 16-17 at HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® West expo in Long Beach, Calif. Presented by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), the two-day event at the Long Beach […]

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Hawaii team attending nation's largest one-day meetings expo (May 27)

Hawaii team attending nation’s largest one-day meetings expo (May 27)

MEDIA RELEASE A team led by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) and Hawaii Convention Center is in Washington, D.C. this week seeking new meetings business for the Hawaiian Islands in conjunction with the industry’s largest one-day tradeshow. The 2010 Springtime Expo takes place Thursday, May 27, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center […]

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