A spokesperson for the Northern
Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau said talk of expansion of
the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington is "more than
speculation," although no formal plans have been designed. "We know
we need to expand," the spokesperson said, echoing sentiments
expressed by CVB commission chairman Dan Fay in the introduction of
the bureau's 2005 annual report. Expansion at the center isn't
likely to happen until 2010. The center currently has 110,000
square feet of meeting, exhibition and prefunction space.
Mary Smith has been appointed executive
director of the Hershey Capital Region (Pa.) Visitors Bureau and
will begin her service on April 10. She currently is a sales
director for the York County (Pa.) Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Smith replaces Rose Mape, who left last year to work at the state