ROCKPORT CENTER FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES NEW CONFERENCE CENTER MANAGER

Rockport Center for the Arts

Paulette Kluge to oversee business tourism for The Rockport Conference
Center; November opening planned

ROCKPORT, Texas (Sept. 16, 2022) — Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA)
announced longtime hospitality executive Paulette Kluge as venue manager
for the conference center portion of the new RCA campus, which is now in
the final phase of construction. Kluge is responsible for developing new
business for RCA, including events, business meetings, and convention
sales.   

A veteran of the hospitality industry, she has more than 40 years of
experience catering to various market segments while working with hotels
of varying sizes, cultures, and locations. Her past duties include CEO of
the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Director of Sales
and Marketing for several hotels in the United States, and Vice
President of Sales and Marketing for a handful of groups including
Regent Hotels International.

“Paulette is a creative, enthusiastic and relationship-driven
professional,” said Luis Purón, executive director for RCA. “We are
fortunate to have lured her out of retirement to help The ROCC at the
Rockport Center for the Arts open brilliantly and delivers near
perfectly executed meetings and events for our clients.”

RCA is preparing for the completion and November opening of its new
1.2-acre campus in downtown Rockport, featuring 14,000 square feet of
state-of-the-art space for art exhibitions and education, as well as the
8,000-square-foot conference center which Kluge will oversee. Her
responsibilities include the development of the new tourism and
the revenue-generating operation, including marketing the venue to
prospective clients, executing all aspects of the sales process, and
event management.   

“Being on the campus of the Rockport Center for the Arts is so fantastic
and offers guests so many exciting options,” said Kluge. “The rooms
are fabulous. The acoustics are amazing. The audio-visual capabilities
are the best. I’m so looking forward to introducing this wonderful
space to our many potential customers.”

For information on RCA event space, or to book an event, contact
Paulette Kluge at (361) 960-2090.

About Rockport Center for the Arts

Rockport Center for the Arts has been temporarily located at 401 S.
Austin Street at the Baker Law Building, first floor, while awaiting the
fall 2022 completion of a new RCA facility. The temporary location will
close EOB on Saturday, Sept. 18. For general information, visit
rockportartcenter.com [1], follow RCA on Facebook [2], or call (361)
729-5519. For information on event space, or to book an event, contact
Paulette Kluge at (361) 960-2090.

 

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