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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! Our staff is full of specialized industry experts with plenty of event-planning experience and key local relationships to get things done. All of our sales managers hold the well-respected Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation and the Greater Lansing CVB is fully accredited with Destinations International (DI). You'll soon find out, we care as much about hosting a perfect event as you do.


Sales Team in Action 2021

Meet the Destination Sales Team

Our sales team is focused on helping you find the perfect location for your meeting. Whether it's a unique need or a tough-to-please market, we're ready to help.

David Buckenberger, CDME, CMP, CMS, CTA

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

Kristy Doak, CMP, CTA

Business Development
517-377-1429 kdoak@lansing.org

Mary Chris Hotchkiss, CMP, CTA

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

Stephanie Wohlfert, CMP, CTA

Sales Manager
517-377-1434 swohlfert@lansing.org