HELPING YOU ENJOY OUR HISTORY AND MAKE YOUR OWN

Visit Winston-Salem, the convention and visitor’s bureau for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, is the official sales and marketing agency for tourism in the area. The team is charged with developing and implementing programs that position the Greater Winston-Salem area as an attractive destination for meetings, conventions, sporting events, and leisure.

MISSION: Visit Winston-Salem’s mission is to attract visitors to Greater Winston-Salem for the economic benefit of Forsyth County and its citizens and promote our rich historic roots as a warm and welcoming destination.

VISION: Winston-Salem is a premier visitor and convention destination that offers vibrant arts and cultural experiences in an innovative business environment.

RESOURCES


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Visit Winston-Salem Offices & Visitor Center

ADDRESS

200 Brookstown Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

PHONE

336.728.4200
866.728.4200

HOURS

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Administration

Richard Geiger

President
336.728.4223
[email protected]

Jennifer Clyburn

Director of Finance and Human Resources
336.728.4209
[email protected]

Emily Kaartunen

Finance and Human Resources Manager
336.728.4231
[email protected]

Lucy Fuentes

Executive Administrative Assistant / TDA Clerk
336.728.4239
[email protected]

Convention Sales and Services

Christian Schroeder

Director of Sales and Services
336.728.4218
[email protected]

Kay Calzolari, CTIS

Group Tour and Services Manager
336.728.4237
[email protected]

Alex Collins, CHSE

Senior Sales Manager
336.728.4216
[email protected]

Karen Robertson, CFMP

Sales and Services Manager
336.728.4207
[email protected]

Paul Sheehan, STS

Sports Development Manager
336.728.4215
[email protected]

Karen Wall

Senior Sales Manager
336.728.4210
[email protected]

Jerica Yingling

Sales and Services Coordinator
336.728.4213
[email protected]

Marketing and Communications

Marcheta Cole Keefer

Director of Marketing and Communications
336.728.4211
[email protected]

Tracy Lentz

Communications & Visitor Services Manager
336.728.4208
[email protected]

Michael Breedlove

Senior Public Relations and Communications Manager
336.728.4217
[email protected]

Rebecca Beasley

Digital Marketing Manager
336.728.4229
[email protected]

Visitor Information Services

Marsha Fowler

Visitor Information Specialist
336.728.4200
[email protected]

Nonnie Jackson

Visitor Information Specialist
336.728.4200
[email protected]

Board Directory

Dana Lu Bryson, Board Chair

Owner
KZ Hotels
6205 Ramada Drive
PO Box 926
Clemmons, NC 27012
336.766.9121
[email protected]

CJ Johnson, Vice Chair

Assistant Director of Business Development
Cogent Analytics
7004 Orchard Path Drive
Clemmons, NC 27012
336.837.9041
[email protected]

John K. Wise, Past Board Chair

Associate Vice President / General Manager
Hospitality and Auxiliary Services
Wake Forest University / Graylyn Estate
1900 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336.758.2510
[email protected]

Lou Baldwin

Owner and President
Baldwin Properties
1500 South Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336.722.1834
[email protected]

Jim Bennett

Executive Vice President of Operations
Quality Hospitality
1540 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
336.684.7519
[email protected]

Daryl Gomersall

General Manager
Kimpton Cardinal Hotel
51 East Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336.955.1561
[email protected]

Jeff MacIntosh

Council Member
City of Winston-Salem
129 Woodbriar Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336.775.5178
[email protected]

Dana Suggs

Owner
Body and Soul
545 N Trade St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336.723.7685
[email protected]

Gloria Whisenhunt

Forsyth County Commissioner
201 N. Chestnut Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336.725.1072
[email protected]