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Memphis Tourism Corporation

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Memphis Tourism Corporation is a visitor or convention bureau based in Memphis, TN that was founded in 1978. As of 2018 they had $16 million in revenue and $32 million in assets.

The official destination marketing organization dedicated to actively grow the Memphis and shelby county economy by attracting Visitors, conventions and events. To promote Memphis as a Convention and Tourism destination, assist organizations involved ...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Memphis Convention And Visitors Bureau.

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Program areas at Memphis Tourism Corporation

Convention sales - promote Memphis to various segments of meeting and Convention markets, amateur sports markets and tour and travel markets to attract groups, meetings and events to the city.

Visitor information centers - provide hospitable facilities with staff that offers friendly service and accurate information which encourages Visitors to consider Memphis a desirable travel destination and increase the length of stay in Memphis and shelby county.

Destination marketing - promote Memphis as a tourist destination by generating media coverage, advertising Memphis worldwide and producing map and tourist guides.

Form 990s for Memphis Tourism Corporation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 20, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Aug 5, 2016990OView PDF
2014-06Mar 3, 2015990OView PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Memphis Tourism Corporation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,596,951
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$86,321
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$27,106
Miscellaneous revenues$438,693
Total revenues$16,149,071

Vendors for Memphis Tourism Corporation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2019-10-01
██████ ███Software2019-10-01
████████ ████ ███ █████████ ███Tax accounting2019-08-30
█████ █████ █████ ████Digital and Print Advertising$3,571,3702018-06-01
████ █████████ ███ ██████████Advertising$242,4012018-06-01
███████ ████ ███████████Audio Visual Service$134,2252018-06-01
███████ ██████████ ███Advertising$318,3502018-06-01
██████████Media Programs$130,5002018-06-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Memphis Tourism Corporation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Linda SawyerChief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer$223,951June 20, 2019
Regena BeardenChief Marketing Officer$202,871Jan. 10, 2019
█████ ████Vice President Public Relations-May 21, 2020
███████ █████Vice President Sales and Services$250,197June 30, 2018
█████ █████████Managing Director , Memphis European Sales Office-May 21, 2020
██████ ██████Executive Director , Memphis Sports Council / Executive Director - Sports$100,252May 21, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Public Relations / Public Relations Manager-May 21, 2020
███████ ██████Director of National Accounts-May 21, 2020
█████ ██████Director of National Accounts - Northeast / Director of National Accounts Northeast-May 21, 2020
█████ ██████Director of Visitor Services-June 20, 2019
...and 25 more key personnel

Peer convention centers and visitor bureaus

1Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionNashville, TN
2Visit Hamilton County Indiana501(c)(6)$5.6 millionCarmel, IN
3Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB)501(c)(6)$24 millionDuluth, GA
4Visit Santa Barbara501(c)(6)$5.5 millionSanta Barbara, CA
5Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionAtlanta, GA
6Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$6.1 millionDes Moines, IA
7Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB)501(c)(6)$5.7 millionConcord, NC
8Destination Ann Arbor501(c)(6)$6.9 millionAnn Arbor, MI
9Visit Albuquerque501(c)(6)$6.5 millionAlbuquerque, NM
10Visit Tampa Bay501(c)(6)$16 millionTampa, FL
11Visit Spokane501(c)(6)$4.8 millionSpokane, WA
12Visit Hershey and Harrisburg (HHRVB)501(c)(6)$4.4 millionHarrisburg, PA
13Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$16 millionScottsdale, AZ
14VisitNorfolk501(c)(6)$4.9 millionNorfolk, VA
15Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau (DMCVB)501(c)(6)$19 millionDetroit, MI
16Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$7.2 millionMonterey, CA
17St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau501(c)(6)$5.5 millionSaint Augustine, FL
18ATL Airport District501(c)(6)$4.8 millionCollege Park, GA
19Visit Tucson501(c)(6)$9.9 millionTucson, AZ
20Visit Denver501(c)(6)$39 millionDenver, CO
21San Francisco Travel Association501(c)(6)$32 millionSan Francisco, CA
22Visit Anchorage501(c)(6)$9.5 millionAnchorage, AK
23Visit KC501(c)(6)$13 millionKansas City, MO
24Visit Austin501(c)(6)$14 millionAustin, TX
25Discover The Palm Beaches501(c)(6)$16 millionWest Palm Beach, FL