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Russ Emerson joins Visit Concord as Sales and Business Development Manager

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Russ Emerson brings a wealth of experience to this role, with previous positions in in technology ranging from small startups to larger organizations that resulted in enhanced business development, improved operational efficiency and increased net revenue.

CONCORD, CALIF. – Visit Concord announce the newest addition to the team, Russ Emerson, who will take on the role of Sales and Business Development Manager. In this capacity, Russ will collaborate with the local lodging community and venues to elevate awareness and drive growth.
“Russ’s remarkable skills in driving high-quality leads, his valuable relationships with past clients and partners, and his proactive approach in competitive environments immediately resonated with us,” remarked Visit Concord Executive Director, Beth Javens.
Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, tourism is experiencing a resurgence in similar sized towns that provide a respite from the crowds of larger cities. Concord, CA offers a vibrant array of attractions, including:
  • Live music at the Concord Pavilion, the popular Music & Market series, Jazz Around Town and other events that attract music enthusiasts from all over.
  • Shopping and immersive experiences at The Veranda, Willows and Sunvalley Shopping Centers.
  • Outdoor adventures and amazing nature experiences on Mount Diablo, Markham Nature Park and Arboretum, and a multitude of beloved hiking and biking trails.
  • A culinary scene that reflects the diverse flavors of over 30 different countries, numerous craft beer spots, and the award-winning, nationally recognized Concord Taco Trail.
  • A dedicated focus on accessible travel to ensure every visitor to Concord feels welcome.
A California native and a graduate of St. Mary’s College, in Moraga, Russ has already hit the ground running by attending CONNECT happening this week in San Francisco and the Cal SAE Seasonal Spectacular next month, in Sacramento.
“I am thrilled to apply my skills as I transition into the world of tourism,” stated Emerson. “My background in marketing, lead generation, and program development will allow me to make a significant impact in key areas.”
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.