About The Tourism Penticton Team
Tourism Penticton is the external marketing function of the City of Penticton, and also operates the Wine Country Visitor Centre located at 553 Vees Drive. Tourism Penticton's mandate is to form new partnerships and facilitate the creation of bookable "experiences", which through targeted sales efforts will measurably increase Penticton & Wine Country's tourism revenues.
Tourism Penticton works collaboratively with funding leveraged through numerous partnerships with tourism industry stakeholders, including the City of Penticton, as well as through the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, Tourism BC and the Canadian Tourism Commission.
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Meet the Team
Please meet the 2013 Tourism Penticton Board of Directors.
Top Row (from left): Alex Long (resigned March 21, 2013), Rob Appelman, representing Lakeside Villa Motel; Diana Stirling, representing LocoLanding Adventure Park; Chuck Loewen, Treasurer, representing the City of Penticton; Cameron Smith, representing Joy Road Catering. Front Row (from left): Sally Pierce, Vice-Chair, representing the South Okanagan Events Centre/Penticton Trade & Convention Centre; Miranda Halladay, Chair, representing Elephant Island and Unconventional Wisdom Winery; Lori Pike, representing Township 7 Winery; and Sheila Perepalkin, Secretary, representing Penticton Sandman. Not pictured: Laura Carleton, representing Challenge Penticton Canada and Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan and Christa Park, representing the Days Inn & Conference Centre. Vacant seat: the seat representing the Penticton Indian Band is currently vacant.
For external marketing or Wine Country Visitor Centre inquiries, please contact Tourism Penticton staff.
Jessie Campbell, BAC-PR
Direct: (250) 276-2162
Contact Jessie: with questions or input on our marketing strategy/media plan, to discuss Penticton's tourism research or statistics, with ideas for innovative partnerships or any item relating to Tourism Penticton's activities and operation.
Promotions & Sales Manager
Direct: (250) 276-2161
Contact Tracy: regarding photo/video requests, with sales & marketing opportunities or if you're a stakeholder looking to promote travel specials or packages.
Team Leader, Wine Country Visitor Centre
Direct: (250) 276-2169
Contact Marsha: regarding your Promotional Partnership Package with the Wine Country Visitor Centre or if you're looking for ways the Wine Country Visitor Centre team can reach our visitors on behalf of your business or event.