Connie Kopecky joined the staff of VISIT Milwaukee as sales account executive.

In her position, Kopecky will focus on bringing self-contained/single property meetings and conferences to the city.

Kopecky comes to VISIT Milwaukee with more than 20 years of experience at GMR Marketing LLC, where her most recent position was director of travel, corporate events, meetings and hospitality.

“Connie’s experience in building customer and partner relationships, while providing service excellence, makes her uniquely qualified to promote Milwaukee as a sought-after destination for the self-contained groups segment. We are happy to welcome her to the VISIT Milwaukee sales team,” said Paul Upchurch, president and CEO at VISIT Milwaukee.

Celebrating 50 years in 2017, VISIT Milwaukee is the Greater Milwaukee area’s convention & visitors bureau, marketing the destination as a top choice for business, convention, and leisure travel to national and international visitors to increase the economic impact of tourism in the region. VISIT Milwaukee has over 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses.