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Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes Intern to Convention Services Department

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News Release -- For Immediate Release:    September 19, 2014

Contact: Tracy Padot, CTA
Vice President, Marketing Communications
517-377-1419 -


Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes Intern to Convention Services Department


LANSING, Mich.-- The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce it has hired Carlie Smith as an Intern to its Convention Services Department.

Smith is a senior in The School of Hospitality Business within the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, and will graduate with a B.A. in Hospitality Business in May of 2015. Most recently employed as a food and beverage intern with Dolce Resorts in Aspen Colorado, Smith is involved in numerous industry related clubs including a seat on the Executive Board of MSU’s Student Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association.

Smith’s role with the GLCVB will be to assist the Convention Services Manager by helping execute many of the numerous services offered by the CVB including everything from conference set-up to event promotion through social media.

“We are excited to welcome Carlie to the team,” said Jack Schripsema, President and CEO of the GLCVB. “As an organization known for its service we put a lot of stock in our convention services team. With the full schedule we have coming up for 2015 I know Carlie’s energy and enthusiasm will be an asset to our organization.”

For more information about the GLCVB, visit or call 517-487-0077. 


The mission of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to positively impact the area’s economy by marketing the region as a travel destination.


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