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Perry CVB Named January Business of the Month
Perry CVB Named January Business of the Month

Perry, GA-The Business Development Committee of the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes the Perry Convention and Visitors Bureau as its Business of the Month for January 2013. This award makes them eligible for the Business of the Year Award. During the ceremony, held January 8th at the Welcome Center, 2012 Chamber Chairman Rob Brooks and 2013 Business Development Chair Kelsey Hartman presented Sheila Jones and her staff with the Perry Area Chamber’s award.  In attendance were Councilman William Jackson and Joe Posey and other Perry area business leaders, as well as Perry Chamber President & CEO Stacy Campbell. Celebrating the award with Sheila Jones, Executive Director of the CVB, were members of the CVB Authority, friends, and employees of the Organization.

The Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has proudly served hundreds of thousands of visitors since it was established in September 1991 and is the destination marketing organization for Perry. The staff of the CVB is the first impression visitors encounter when arriving in Perry. Sheila worked to help fund and staff the recent six week long New Harmonies Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit. The events and the exhibit brought over 6,000 during the end of September and through October to Perry. The Welcome Center provides information for tourists on attractions throughout the State and is open year-round except major holidays. The CVB staff’s marketing efforts includes various multi-media advertising, information booths at major local events, sponsoring the annual Peaches to the Beaches yard sale, support marketing for the Go Fish Education Center and other major events in Perry, managing the new Tourist Assistance Portals at the Agricenter and other tourism product development efforts, as well as participating in many regional and state marketing efforts to promote Perry to visitors throughout the Southeast.  For more information concerning the Convention and Visitors Bureau please call 478-988-8000.

For more information about this event, the Perry Chamber, or any Perry Chamber member, please call 478-987-1234 or email vicki@perrygachamber.com.        

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