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Cabarrus tourism executive named one of the best and brightest in the Southeast
(September 17, 2015) - Concord, NC – Donna Carpenter, President and CEO of the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau, received the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Beacon Award during the 30th Annual STS Shining Example Award Ceremony.
“Organizations and individuals receiving STS Shining Examples are being pointed out as achievers of great merit. They are coveted awards,” said STS President Bill Hardman.
Under Carpenter’s leadership since 2009, the Cabarrus County CVB has achieved accreditation from Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI), strategically relocated the Visitor Center and has made significant strides in advocacy efforts including the development and implementation of the “Destination 2020” vision plan, a roadmap to enhancing connectivity, safety and visitor experience.