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San Francisco Travel Association

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

San Francisco Travel Association is a visitor or convention bureau based in San Francisco, CA that was founded in 1909. As of 2018 they had $32 million in revenue and $24 million in assets.

San Francisco Travel Association's mission is to enhance the local economy by marketing San Francisco and the Bay Area as the premier destination for conventions, meetings, events and leisure travel.

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

(415) 974‑6900
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Program areas at San Francisco Travel Association

As the city's official visitor promotion organization, the primary purpose of the San Francisco Travel Association is to enhance San Francisco's economy by promoting the city as a site for conventions and trade shows, and as a destination for leisure travelers. In support of this purpose, San Francisco Travel provides sales and marketing, as well as information services to facilitate an excellent visitor experience and enhance the visibility of its members. - in fy 2017-18, San Francisco Travel's convention division booked future meetings representing 1,726,199 hotel room nights. The division continued to refine sales strategies for both citywide conventions as well as self-contained strategies to address business during the moscone expansion period.- in 2018, San Francisco Travel completed comprehensive research on visitor attitudes, usage and visitation in the domestic and international markets. The studies revealed 25.8 million visitors and record spending of $10 billion in 2018, as well as insights ...

Form 990s for San Francisco Travel Association

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Dec 9, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jun 7, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Jun 22, 2016990OView PDF
2014-06Jun 29, 2015990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for San Francisco Travel Association

Total grants, contributions, etc.$26,273,145
Program services$5,545,552
Investment income and dividends$218,280
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$112,500
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$0
Miscellaneous revenues$429,386
Total revenues$32,578,863

Vendors for San Francisco Travel Association

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2019-08-22
██████████Marketing software2019-08-22
████████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-11
█████ ███Event and Travel Promotion$326,8002018-06-01
████ ██████ ███Advertising Services$305,5192018-06-01
████████ ███████Special Events; Special CCSF Events$553,4652018-06-01
████ ████████████Fireworks Production$302,4882018-06-01
██████████CRM System Configuration$826,8622018-06-01
...and three more vendors

Personnel at San Francisco Travel Association

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joseph D'AlessandroPresident and Chief Executive Officer$687,655June 30, 2018
Paul FrentsosExecutive Vice President , Chief Operating Officer$269,617June 30, 2018
████ ██Executive Vice President , Chief Financial Officer$280,650Dec. 9, 2019
██████ ███████Executive Vice President , Chief Marketing Officer$284,196June 30, 2018
██████ ███Vice President , National Sales$214,244June 30, 2018
█████████ ███████Vice President , Info and Technology$188,793June 30, 2018
████ █████Senior Vice President , Citywide Sales$209,570June 30, 2018
██████ ███████Senior Director , Citywide Sales$172,814June 30, 2018
███████ ███ ████████Chair$0June 30, 2018
███████ ████████Immediate Past Chair$0June 30, 2018
...and 15 more key personnel

Peer convention centers and visitor bureaus

1Sonoma County Tourism501(c)(6)$8.7 millionSanta Rosa, CA
2Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB)501(c)(6)$11 millionSacramento, CA
3Long Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$11 millionLong Beach, CA
4San Diego Tourism Authority / San Diego Convention and Tourist Bureau501(c)(6)$42 millionSan Diego, CA
5Visit Orlando501(c)(6)$73 millionOrlando, FL
6Travel Portland501(c)(6)$29 millionPortland, OR
7Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB)501(c)(6)$14 millionBoston, MA
8Visit Anchorage501(c)(6)$9.5 millionAnchorage, AK
9Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB)501(c)(6)$33 millionHonolulu, HI
10Visit Salt Lake501(c)(6)$15 millionSalt Lake City, UT
11Visit KC501(c)(6)$13 millionKansas City, MO
12Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau (DMCVB)501(c)(6)$19 millionDetroit, MI
13Discover The Palm Beaches501(c)(6)$16 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
14Visit Tucson501(c)(6)$9.9 millionTucson, AZ
15Visit Austin501(c)(6)$14 millionAustin, TX
16Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$19 millionCharleston, SC
17Choose Chicago (CCTB)501(c)(6)$34 millionChicago, IL
18Visit Indy501(c)(6)$16 millionIndianapolis, IN
19Visit Baltimore501(c)(6)$16 millionBaltimore, MD
20Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB)501(c)(6)$20 millionPhiladelphia, PA
21Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB)501(c)(6)$36 millionMiami, FL
22Visit Seattle501(c)(6)$23 millionSeattle, WA
23Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionAtlanta, GA
24Memphis Tourism Corporation501(c)(6)$16 millionMemphis, TN
25Visit Tampa Bay501(c)(6)$16 millionTampa, FL