Nan Marchand Beauvois is the U.S. Travel Association’s senior vice president of national councils, overseeing the National Council of State Tourism Directors, the Experience Network, the Destinations Council and the Meetings Mean Business Coalition. She is also general manager for U.S. Travel’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO).

Prior to joining U.S. Travel, Marchand Beauvois was the executive director of the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau, where she worked to brand the city as a year-round business and leisure destination, beyond the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl, in the competitive Los Angeles market. She concurrently led an aggressive sales program for the city’s expanding convention center.

Marchand Beauvois has lent her skills to industry associations and has served as a member of U.S. Travel’s IPW Planning Committee, the California Travel & Tourism Commission International Marketing Advisory Committee, the National Tour Associations Marketing Committee, the TTRA board, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board Marketing Committee. She was also a long-term board member of CalTravel, where she served as chair in 2000-01, and was recently recognized as one of Successful Meetings’ 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry

Marchand Beauvois studied political science/international relations and romance languages at the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Friday Check-In | October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll showcase hurricane recovery efforts in Florida, share updates from several industry meetings, and provide our take on the upcoming midterm elections.

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Friday Check-In | August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

In this week’s Friday Check-In, we’ll provide a recap from our ESTO conference, share findings from new reports from U.S. Travel, and hear from two special guests.

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Are You Ready for ESTO?

August 03, 2018

The Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO)—the only national forum where destination marketing professionals at the state, regional and local level obtain critical tools and tips that will allow them to better market and grow their destinations—will take place from August 11-14.

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April 17, 2018

On Thursday, tourism, meetings and events professionals around the world celebrated the third annual Global Meetings Industry Day to spotlight the real impact these events have on our lives. Here are some highlights.

April 10, 2018
Upper and lower Yosemite falls

Experiences are what travelers remember the most about their trips. The Experience Network works to educate, connect and advocate for America’s best experiences, so visitors keep coming back.

March 15, 2018

Here’s how to host a great event that highlights the power of face-to-face meetings worldwide.

February 27, 2018
Family at a restaurant

A new report from U.S. Travel’s Destination Council conducted by Civitas examines how revenue from lodging taxes is allocated in 100 U.S. destinations.

February 26, 2018

According to a new report by Oxford Economics, face-to-face meetings and events support 5.9 million American jobs, plus hundreds of billions in spending and tax revenue.

August 18, 2017
Friday Check-In

This week’s video includes an update on the many Travel Talks taking place this month, connecting local leaders with Members of Congress to discuss travel’s economic impact and policy priorities.