(Arlington, TX) — Fidel Mitchell, Convention Services Manager at the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB), has been chosen as one of 30 of the tourism industry’s “brightest stars” under 30 years of age by Destinations International (DI), a professional organization representing destination marketing organizations and convention and visitors bureaus worldwide and connecting them to educational, networking, and advocacy programs.
To be considered as one of DI’s “30 under 30,” candidates had to: be born in or after 1988, work for a destination organization or convention and visitors bureau and must have been at their organization for one and a half years.
“I am extremely honored to be selected as one of Destination International’s 2018 30 Under 30 awardees” says Mitchell, “to be selected has filled me with pride. I look forward to participating in this year’s annual convention and growing as a professional within the destination management world.”
Benefits of the 30 Under 30 2018 recognition include: complimentary registration and accommodations to the 2018 Annual Convention, the first course of the Professional of Destination Management (PDM) program; “Fundamentals in Destination Marketing,” and year-round professional development focus that includes regular webinars and an online community of peers to share ideas.
“Fidel’s professionalism represents Arlington well. She is a thought leader in international tourism destination excellence and innovation, and we are very proud of her. We look forward to seeing what she accomplishes in the future,” says ACVB President & CEO Ron Price.