News Flash

Website News

Posted on: May 17, 2022

Sports Tourism Strategist Graduates Honored

STS graduate Marcia class

A Manhattan tourism professional was recently honored as a leader in the sports tourism industry.

Marcia Rozell, sports and leisure tourism manager at the Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau, was recognized as a Sports Tourism Strategist graduate by Sports ETA. The ceremony was held at the association’s largest event of the year recently in Fort Worth.

Sports ETA is the only trade association for the sports events and tourism industry. More than 800 sports events and tourism industry leaders attended the Sports ETA Symposium, which offers dozens of continuing education programs and networking opportunities over the four days.

“Marcia is dedicated in marketing Manhattan’s many sports opportunities,” said Karen Hibbard, Manhattan CVB and Visit Manhattan executive director. “The STS certification she earned provides her with exceptional event management skills and marketing know-how for sporting events in Manhattan and the Flint Hills region.  Marcia has been instrumental in attracting sporting events to Manhattan such as geo-cashing, the Bleeding Kansas Gravelduro bike race, as well as the inaugural corn hole tournament held this year in our new recreation facilities.“ 

Of the 40 sports tourism professionals honored for their completion of their STS certification program, only two are from Kansas.  Marica Rozell, Sports and Leisure Sales Manager, with Visit Manhattan, and Holly Leiker with Visit Hutch. This certification program is the leading-edge educational institute for the sports events and tourism industry offering topical content, in-depth and industry leading certification programs. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Website News

Monday email 20

Several Items on Agenda

Posted on: September 6, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Focusing On Fort Riley Issues

Posted on: August 30, 2022
Event Covers (Facebook Cover) (3)

Business Awards Sept. 13

Posted on: August 22, 2022
BizShowcaselogo2

Business Showcase on Wednesday

Posted on: August 8, 2022
Monday email 20

Inter-Region Visit Set for September

Posted on: July 20, 2022
Monday email 20

Nominate Business for 2022 Award

Posted on: July 5, 2022
2022-Manhattan-KS-Juneteenth-Freedom-Strength-Resilience

Black Entrepreneurs Gaining Momentum

Posted on: June 15, 2022
Monday email 20

Leader's Retreat Set This Week

Posted on: May 10, 2022
Monday email 20

Scorpion Biologic Services

Posted on: April 27, 2022
Monday email 20

Legislative Coffee Set Saturday

Posted on: April 12, 2022
Monday email 20

Visit Manhattan is hitting the road

Posted on: March 29, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Releases Local Policy Agenda

Posted on: March 21, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber Partnering on Job Fair

Posted on: March 14, 2022
Monday email 20

Chamber releases 2021 Annual Report

Posted on: February 28, 2022
Monday email 20

Trio Wins Chamber Awards

Posted on: February 21, 2022
Monday email 20

Group Looks at New "Senior" Programming

Posted on: February 14, 2022
Monday email 20

Growth Imperative to Manhattan

Posted on: January 24, 2022