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Posts from January 2007

Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau Hires Richter7 Pr For National Publicity


The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Richter7 Public Relations to generate publicity on a national and regional level. “This is a critical public relations component to draw the attention of national media,” said Scott Beck, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Richter7 PR is very experienced at getting

Salt Lake's Olympic Venues Continue to Host Events


During the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lake proudly welcomed the world in one of the most successful Olympics in history. The Games confirmed that the city and surrounding canyons are indeed a winter sports capital. Since the Games: • Utah's ski and ski-related lodging industries have enjoyed record-setting years. • The state has hosted or

The Cottonwoods: New Salt Lake Dining District Emerges


For years, local skiers, hikers, bikers (mountain to Harley) and fishers heading down from the Cottonwood Canyons after an invigorating day at altitude have made the trek to the Cotton Bottom Inn—a tiny roadside beer joint known for its juicy grilled garlic burgers. An authentically retro, faded sign with a Bugs Bunny look-alike marks the

Salt Lake CVB Celebrates Award-Filled Year


The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau begins its 2007 year on the heels of being presented three prestigious industry awards: Meetings & Conventions ' Gold Service Award and Hall of Fame Inductee, Corporate & Incentive Travel 's 2006 Award of Excellence, and Meeting News ' recognition of the marketing organization as one of the nation's Top 25

Badell to Fill Salt Lake CVB/Utah Sports Commission Athletic Market Sales Position


The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau and Utah Sports Commission jointly announced the appointment of Jason Badell to the Director of Athletic Market Sales, a unique partnership between to the two marketing organizations to fulfill the like-minded objectives of each: to secure additional athletic-oriented meetings, convention and events to the

Utah's Great Chef Migration


Dining options in Salt Lake have blossomed over the past decade, for a variety of reasons. Chief among them are the growing availability of local organic produce, a full range of fresh, quality ingredients, and an influx of well-traveled chefs who are making a delicious difference as they add excitement and energy to the city's menus. Though there