FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Megan Weisinger has been promoted to Director of Business Development at the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Weisinger will continue working with current and developing new corporate and business partnerships, while also advocating on behalf of preservation efforts, special projects, overseeing the Visitor Center and Visit Franklin Ambassador Program. Previously, Weisinger served as Senior Business Development Manager.
Since joining the WCCVB in August of 2014, Weisinger has risen from the ranks of Visitor Center Manager after helping drive an 88 percent increase in retail sales and 27 percent increase in visitor traffic in the Visitors Center. The popular Visit Franklin Ambassador Program has risen to popularity under Weisinger’s management, training over 150 frontline hospitality industry workers in its first year of 2016 and is on pace to train over 500 new ambassadors by the year 2020.
Weisinger also spearheaded last year’s Music Tourism Convention, held at The Factory at Franklin. The convention was in partnership with United Kingdom-based music advocacy group Sound Diplomacy and was the first music-focused tourism convention held in the United States.
ABOUT THE WCCVB The Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) is the official destination marketing organization for Franklin and the unique communities of Williamson County, Tennessee. The WCCVB stimulates economic growth through the promotion of travel and tourism assets such as history, music, attractions, entertainment, the arts, and events to visitors from around the world. For information on Franklin and Williamson County, visit us on the web at VisitFranklin.com.
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With a passion for new experiences, taking the back roads, and seeing everything possible, Matt serves as Visit Franklin's Senior Director of Public Relations connecting the many unique stories in the Franklin community with great journalists and storytellers worldwide. When not pitching a story idea to travel writers, you’ll likely find him working as a photographer on the sidelines of college and professional sports events across the Southeast.