April 30, 2008

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 Charlotte, N.C.