Carolyn Barret, CGMP

NAME:
Carolyn Barrett, CGMP, CHSP

 
PROFESSIONAL TITLE:
Executive Director

 
COMPANY & BRIEF DESCRIPTION
Visit Kenner is the tourism arm for the City of Kenner.  We started three years ago with the goal to promote Kenner and to increase visitors to our beautiful city.  As a one man show, I do everything from site visits to working with our area hotels and attractions to social media to producing festivals. 
 
ARE YOU ON A COMMITTEE OR SERVING IN A LEADERSHIP POSITION WITH SGMP: 
I currently serve on the National Nominations and Elections Committee as well as the SGMP 40th Anniversary Committee.
 
YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY: 35
 
YEARS WITH SGMP:  25
 
ARE YOU A CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT MEETING PROFESSIONAL (CGMP): Yes
 
SHARE A FUN FACT ABOUT YOU:
My husband and I are Santa and Mrs. Claus during the holidays.  It is so much fun to see the kid’s faces (and adults!) light up when they see us.

 
WHAT MOTIVATES YOU:
A job well done.  To know I have done everything in my power to make a positive impact on someone else.
 
ACCOMPLISHMENT/ACHIEVEMENT YOU MOST PROUD OF:
Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year 2008.