Jay Burress, left

Jay Burress, left

CEO, President, Visit Anaheim

WHY: Sixth year at helm of largest destination management organization in the county, overseeing new investment and development at West Coast’s largest convention center. Grabbing new event business after 200K-SF Anaheim Convention Center expansion in 2018, this year’s Disneyland Star Wars land opening.

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RECENT: Helped bring large-scale travel trade show, IPW, to the ACC in 2019, slated to bring 1M travelers to county over next three years.

NOTABLE: Chairman of Orange County Visitors Association, works with Ed Fuller (see entry).

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