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Visit Denver

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

Visit Denver is a visitor or convention bureau based in Denver, CO that was founded in 1909. As of 2019 they had $39 million in revenue and $26 million in assets.

To bring conventions & leisure visitors to Denver for the economic benefit of the City, its residents and the membership. To bring conventions & leisure visitors to Denver for the economic benefit of the City, the community, and our membership. To bri...

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

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Program areas at Visit Denver

Conventions - Responsible for marketing Denver as a meeting and convention destination. Also responsible for providing assistance to conventions and meetings coming to Denver by acting as a liaison between members, city facilities, and planners. Further, Visit Denver facilitates any needs the client may have to ensure that the group returns to the City of Denver for future meetings.

Marketing, guides and information centers - Develops and integrates marketing program to promote Metro Denver as a premier travel destination for conventions, meetings and leisure travel.

Tourism - Responsible for promoting Denver as a year-round leisure destination to domestic and international travelers.

Form 990s for Visit Denver

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 12, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Sep 19, 2016990OView PDF
2014-12Jul 23, 2015990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Visit Denver

Total grants, contributions, etc.$34,805,733
Program services$4,665,668
Investment income and dividends$133,217
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$10,468
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$8,645
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$39,623,731

Vendors for Visit Denver

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Kundinger Corder and Engle PCTax accounting2019-04-29
█████ ██████████████ ██████████ ███Transportation$513,9582018-12-01
█████ ███ █████Advertising$10,550,5182018-12-01
█████████ █████ ███Digital Marketing$875,1822018-12-01
██ ██████Event Production$793,0082018-12-01
█████████ ███Event Production$617,1472018-12-01

Personnel at Visit Denver

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Richard ScharfPresident and Chief Executive Officer$515,118May 22, 2019
Jeff RuffeVice President - Finance and Admin. / Vice President Finance and Administration$199,839Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Vice President - Marketing and Business / Vice President , Marketing$183,880Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ████████Vice President - Sales and Services / Vice President of Sales and Services$268,651Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █████E.d of the Denver Sports Commission / Executive Director$147,139Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████Director , PR and Communications / Director , Public Relations and Communications-Feb. 26, 2018
█████ ███Director , Information Technology / Information Technology Director-Feb. 26, 2018
██████ ██████Director , Government and Community Affairs-Feb. 26, 2018
█████ █████Director , Human Resources-Feb. 26, 2018
██████ ████████Sales Director , Washington D.C Region$121,190Feb. 26, 2018
...and 18 more key personnel

Peer convention centers and visitor bureaus

1Visit Tampa Bay501(c)(6)$16 millionTampa, FL
2Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$16 millionScottsdale, AZ
3Memphis Tourism Corporation501(c)(6)$16 millionMemphis, TN
4Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB)501(c)(6)$24 millionDuluth, GA
5Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionAtlanta, GA
6Visit Austin501(c)(6)$14 millionAustin, TX
7Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau (DMCVB)501(c)(6)$19 millionDetroit, MI
8Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB)501(c)(6)$33 millionHonolulu, HI
9Visit KC501(c)(6)$13 millionKansas City, MO
10Discover The Palm Beaches501(c)(6)$16 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
11Visit Salt Lake501(c)(6)$15 millionSalt Lake City, UT
12Visit Tucson501(c)(6)$9.9 millionTucson, AZ
13Visitdallas (DCVB)501(c)(6)$44 millionDallas, TX
14Visit Florida501(c)(6)$90 millionTallahassee, FL
15Las Vegas Events (LVE)501(c)(6)$28 millionLas Vegas, NV
16Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitor's Bureau501(c)(6)$14 millionColumbia, SC
17Visit Orlando501(c)(6)$73 millionOrlando, FL
18Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionNashville, TN
19Saint Paul Rivercentre Convention And Visitors Authority501(c)(6)$17 millionSt Paul, MN
20Visit San Antonio501(c)(6)$25 millionSan Antonio, TX
21Destination Cleveland501(c)(6)$17 millionCleveland, OH
22Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$16 millionPhoenix, AZ
23Choose Chicago (CCTB)501(c)(6)$34 millionChicago, IL
24Visit Seattle501(c)(6)$23 millionSeattle, WA
25Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau (WDVCB)501(c)(6)$14 millionWisconsin Dells, WI