The Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization (501(c)6) and the official tourism marketing entity for the City of Valdez.The organization is governed by its by-laws and guided by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors are residents of Valdez in accordance to the corporations by-laws. Each 3rd Monday of each month, the board of directors meet. When a Monday falls on a Public Holiday, the meetings are moved to the next working where possible.
2019 Board of Directors.Officials:President: Mrs. P. Relay (Valdez Museum & Historical Archives, Executive Director)Vice President: Mr. R. McCune (Rydor Enterprises LLC, Owner)Treasurer: Ms. S. Hursh (Alaska Forget Me Not Valdez BnB, Owner)Secretary: Ms. C. Stanford (Totem Inn, Hotel & Suites, General Manager) Directors:Mrs. K. Nielsen (A Rogures Garden, Owner)Mr. T. Bouchard (Valdez Outfitters, Owner)Mr. D. Ureda (Corsair Charters - Owner)Mr. D. Edwards (Executive Director) City of Valdez Reps:Councilman Mr. Darren Reese (City of Valdez, Council Member)Ms. Martha Barberio (City of Valdez, Director - Economic Development)
The Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau (VCVB) is a highly entrepreneurial organization that collaborates and partners with municipal, community and business organizations to promote Valdez as the preferred travel destination within Alaska.
Valdez's location, picturesque setting, outstanding fishing, world class snow sports, spectacular glacier and flightseeing tours, excellent hotels and meeting space, cultural attractions and variety of retailing and restaurant experiences offer value driven experiences.
Capitalizing on the resources that Valdez has to offer is at the core of the Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau mission. What sets the organization apart is its innovative and entrepreneurial approach to driving economic impact in our region.