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2010 Visitor Industry Luncheon to Feature Harley-Davidson Executive

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will host their annual Visitor Industry Luncheon on May 4, 2010, at 11:30am at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The luncheon will feature nationally recognized Harley-Davidson Senior Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer, Mark-Hans Richer, who will address "Revving Up To Greatness: Don’t Be the Bug, Be the Windshield". Richer is responsible for overseeing all Harley-Davidson global marketing activities including promotions and advertising, motorcycle product planning, the Harley-Davidson Museum, and the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.).



An Education Seminar is also set for the morning of the luncheon from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Participants will learn from Michele Wierzgac of Michele & Co. Ms. Wierzgac is known throughout the nation as a powerful speaker covering the areas of business strategy, marketing, leadership, and personal branding. The title of her seminar will be "New Business Markets: 15 Trends Changing the Way We Do Business".

Made possible by the Sioux Falls CVB, along with local business partners, the Visitor Industry Luncheon is a celebration of the visitor industry. Each year the CVB recognizes people and businesses that show consistent support to the industry by presenting four awards in the following categories: Heart of the City Award, First Impressions Award, Business Award, and Media Award.

Tickets for the Visitor Industry Luncheon and Education Seminar will go on sale March 1, 2010.

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Teri Ellis Schmidt
Executive Director
Phone: 605-373-2030