Kim Addis Joins Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau as Director of Sales & Services

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DAYTON – The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau [1] (Dayton CVB) is
pleased to announce that Kim Addis has joined the organization as its
Director of Sales & Services.

In this role, Addis will oversee the Dayton CVB’s five-person sales and
services team, working to develop and implement long- and short-term
sales strategies and goals to promote Dayton, Ohio as a premier
destination for meetings, conventions, events, and groups.

“We are excited to welcome Kim into this role,” said Dayton Convention &
Visitors Bureau President and CEO Jacquelyn Y. Powell. “With more than
15 years in the hospitality industry, she brings a wealth of destination
sales and marketing knowledge to our organization. That expertise will
play a key role in the work we do to grow the economic vitality of
Dayton and Montgomery County.”

Addis holds a BA in Business Administration and a certification in
paralegal studies that she used for more than five years, before
transitioning into sales and project management with a Nashville,
Tennessee-based company for another seven years.  

She has spent the last 16 years in the hospitality industry, working in
sales and marketing.  Her hospitality career began in Columbus, Ohio, and
then took her back to Nashville where she worked for both Marriott and
Hilton properties.  Addis recently returned to Ohio, relocating to the
Dayton area to assist in opening an upcoming hotel property downtown
Dayton.

Kim is passionate about her career, family, and friends, and looks
forward to being a strong supporter of Montgomery County, its residents
and visitors, and her co-workers at the Dayton CVB.

“After several years away from the area, I fell in love with the Dayton
and Montgomery County community all over again,” Addis said. “It felt
only natural to move into this sales role with the Dayton Convention &
Visitors Bureau. I look forward to the opportunity to help promote and
support the community I have grown to love, through my work with the
Dayton CVB.”

Data released in 2022 for 2021 shows that, in Montgomery County, direct
visitor spending of $1.4 billion generated a tourism total economic
impact of $2.4 billion, including 22,455 total jobs. Tourism generated
$332 million in tax revenues in 2021, representing a $718 per Montgomery
County household tax burden relief. (_Source: Tourism Economics, and
Oxford Economics Company_)

Selecting Dayton as the destination for groups, meetings, conferences or
events blend historical significance, vibrant culture, and modern
amenities, for a memorable and productive experience. For more
information about holding an event in Dayton and how the Dayton
Convention & Visitors Bureau can assist with its free services, visit
DaytonCVB.com [2].

The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau collaboratively leads and
advocates for the development of the region’s visitor economy, which
contributes to a thriving community, a diverse tax base, and lifestyle
amenities for everyone to enjoy.

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