Kathleen Frankford is now president of sales and marketing for the Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau. Frankford was previously vice president of sales and marketing for American Music Theater.
The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has appointed Peggy Noe Stevens and Sharon Potter to its commission. Stevens is the founder and president of Peggy Noe Stevens & Associates. Potter has served on numerous civic and educational boards. Additionally, Cleo Battle has been named executive vice president, replacing Karen Williams (retired after 22 years of service). Battle was previously vice president of sales and service for the Richmond Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Sharon Kirn, executive director of Marshfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, has retired after 20 years of service.
HelmsBriscoe has tapped industry veteran Adam Schaffer to expand its tradeshow division. Schaffer was most recently president of Media Revenue Partners.
Eric Lisman is now chief executive officer of ENK. Lisman was previously executive vice president of corporate development at Advanstar.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority has reelected Gregory J. Fox as chairman. Fox has served in that role since May 2011, and is a partner at Montgomery McCracken.
Kevin Holtzclaw has replaced Patrick LaFramboise as president and CEO of the International Woodworking Fair, LLC. Holtzclaw was serving as the company’s vice president and COO. Jim Wulfekuhle has been promoted to vice president of sales and marking. Wulfekuhle was serving as director of marketing and communications. Liz Hosp moves to director of operations. Hosp was a programs and marketing manager. And J.P. Roberts has rejoined the company as a sales manager. Roberts was serving as owner and operator of J.P. Roberts Design.