6:00am - 6:30pm Networking
6:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner and Speaker
Where: Drusilla Seafood ("read more" for a map)
3482 Drusilla Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Topic: Visit Baton Rouge
Speaker: Paul J. Arrigo, CDME, President & CEO with Visit Baton Rouge
Paul Arrigo assumed the role of President & CEO with Visit Baton Rouge in August, 2002. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Previously, Arrigo was Director of Sales Operations, Eastern Region for the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau. He opened and operated the Washington, D.C. office of the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau for nine years.
He is a member of 15 professional Associations and serves on the board of directors for 7 of those.
Arrigo received his B.S. in Marketing from the University of New Orleans in 1974. He received his C.D.M.E. (Certified Destination Marketing Executive, the only certification offered by Destination Marketing Association International) in 1999. Arrigo was the recipient of the Sales & Marketing Executives 2009 Marketer of the Year Award.