Connecticut Convention & sports Bureau president H. Scott Phelps to Retire

H. Scott Phelps
H. Scott Phelps has revealed that he will retire as president of the Connecticut Convention & sports Bureau on December 31.

Phelps previously worked at the former higher Hartford Convention & visitors Bureau for more than 30 years. He started at the bureau in 1977 as director of membership as well as neighborhood affairs before ending up being president in 1992 as well as retiring in 2010. In 2014, Phelps came out of retirement to lead the Connecticut Convention & sports Camiseta Selección de fútbol de Estados Unidos Bureau when former president Michael Van Parys retired.

“Scott Phelps has been an active proponent of Connecticut’s convention as well as hospitality markets for Camiseta Everton FC more than 40 years, building close partnerships as well as connections with regional businesses, neighborhoods as well as organizations while advertising the charm of our specify to satisfying planners as well as sports promoters nationwide,” said Thomas Madden, chair of the CTCSB as well as director of economic advancement for the city of Stamford. “He tried to retire when before almost a decade ago, as well as we were fortunate to bring him back a few years later to assist us grow the Connecticut Convention & sports Bureau. This time, we will state ‘Goodbye’ once again as well as desire him a wonderful, long retirement.”

Robert Murdock
Robert Murdock, currently the CTCSB’s director of sports advertising as well as director of national accounts for S.M.E.R.F Camiseta Crystal Palace FC (Social, Military, Education, Religious, Fraternal) as well as affinity groups, will serve as interim president, efficient January 1, 2019. Murdock will likewise serve as president of the new England society of Convention & visitor Bureaus.

“I am going to miss the many friendships as well as expert connections that I have cultivated over my career however am positive that the experienced personnel at the Connecticut Convention & sports Bureau will continue to move the specify ahead as a tremendous destination for meetings, conventions as well as major sports events,” Phelps said.

The organization will conduct a national browse for Phelps’ successor.

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