Memphis CVB Takes Over


Nov. 23, 2010
As of Jan. 1, 2011, the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau will take over management of the Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Tennessee. SMG, the current management company, will be on a contract service agreement with the MCVB. John Christison, president and chief executive officer of the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, has also been hired as a consultant to help with the transition. The change will include sales, marketing and day to day operations.