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    The team at Visit Jacksonville is ready to help make your next event one to remember.


Meet the Team

Make your next meeting a success with expert support from our sales specialists.

The skilled meeting and convention team at Visit Jacksonville works with area vendors to get you the best value for your budget and add special touches to give your event. Contact the Visit Jacksonville sales team and discover how easy it is to plan your meeting or convention in Jacksonville, Florida!


    Sales & Services

  • Vice President, Sales & Services
    Monica Smith

    Monica Smith

    Manages and leads the convention sales and services departments.

    Phone: 904-421-9164
    Email: msmith@visitjacksonville.com


  • Sales & Services

  • National Accounts Manager
    Karen Townsend

    Karen Townsend

    Promotes Jacksonville to the South, Finance & Insurance and Education markets.

    Phone: (904) 421-9172
    Email: ktownsend@visitjacksonville.com


  • Sales & Services

  • National Accounts Manager
    Bob Doering

    Bob Doering

    Promotes Jacksonville to the Midwest, International, Religious and Fraternal markets.

    Phone: (904) 798-9123
    Email: bdoering@visitjacksonville.com


  • Sales & Services

  • National Accounts Manager
    Lorrie Allen

    Lorrie Allen

    Promotes Jacksonville to the West Coast and Southwest regions as well as the Group Tour, Hobby and Sports markets.

    Phone: 904-421-9182
    Email: lallen@visitjacksonville.com


  • Sales & Services

  • National Accounts Manager
    Veronica Gruber

    Veronica Gruber

    Promotes Jacksonville to the Northeast, and West Coast Corporate, Association as well as Medical/Pharma markets.

    Phone: 904-421-9154
    Email: vgruber@visitjacksonville.com


  • Sales & Services

  • Sales Coordinator
    Nicole Crawford

    Nicole Crawford

    Provides administrative support for Monica Smith and Karen Townsend. Nicole also assists in handling group tour requests.

    Phone: (904) 421-9159
    Email: ncrawford@visitjacksonville.com



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