Your Planning Partner

Need help with attendance building or finding the perfect unique venue for your next event? Don't stress. When you work with the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, you have a built-in planning partner! That's right. You'll soon find out, we care as much about hosting a perfect event as you do.

Meet the Destination Sales Team

Our sales team is a group of talented and dedicated individuals focused on helping you find the perfect location for your meeting. Whether it's a unique need or a tough-to-please market, we've got someone ready to help you. 

David Buckenberger, CMP, CMS, CTA

Vice President of Business Development
517-377-1409 dbuckenberger@lansing.org

Gus Pine, CTA

Vice President of Regional Partnerships
517-377-1407 gpine@lansing.org

Amanda Toy, CMP, CGMP, GMS, CTA

Associate Director of Sales
517-377-1405 atoy@lansing.org

Check out my welcome video here!

Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA

Convention Sales & Services Manager
517-377-1414 mchotchkiss@lansing.org

Amy Moon, CMP, CTA

National Sales Manager
517-377-1434 amoon@lansing.org

Check out my welcome video here!

Heather Cooper Kim, CMP, CTA

Sales Manager
517-377-1401 hkim@lansing.org

Check out my welcome video here!

Beth Hoschner, CTA

Sales Coordinator
517-377-1427 bhoschner@lansing.org