Melvin Tennant has been named president
and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, the city's convention and visitor
bureau. Tennant had been serving as the organization's interim
president since Nov. 1, 2007. Formerly, Tennant was executive
director of the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau, a post
from which he stepped down in 2005, citing personal reasons.
Tennant also has served as the head of CVBs in Oakland, Calif., and