The Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) named Paola Bowman, CMP, CMM, its new president at its 2022 annual conference held January 21–23 in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowman is destination services manager at the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau in Arlington, Texas. During her tenure, Bowman plans to focus her energy on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, as well as growing membership through outreach.
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Mary German was recently hired as the COO for the Arlington CVB in Texas.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role the Chief Operating Officer of Arlington CVB?