The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, an affiliate of the Economic Development Council of Western MA, promotes Western Mass as a year-round destination for conventions, sports, meetings, group tour and leisure travel. The GSCVB is a 501c(6) non-profit membership-based destination marketing organization focused on growing tourism in Western Mass. The Bureau is governed by a Board of Directors representing the membership. The GSCVB promotes Western Mass as the epicenter of discovery – from the vibrant nightlife and culture of its urban cultural centers to the pure majesty of the region’s lush outdoors. Western Mass has inspired innovation, adventure, creativity and pioneer spirit for centuries. A trip to Western Mass, whether for business, sports, education or leisure will provoke wanderlust, relentless pursuit and offbeat exploration for all who visit.
Administrative Offices: GSCVB 1441 Main Street Springfield, MA 01103
800-723-1548 or 413-787-1548 fax 413-781-4607 [email protected]
Board of Directors
John Doleva – Chairman, Basketball Hall of Fame
Kay Simpson – Vice Chair, Springfield Museums
Mike Mathis – Vice Chair, MGM Springfield
Glenn Welch – Treasurer, Freedom Credit Union
Michael Kane – Clerk, Columbia Gas of MA
Michael Hurwitz – Compliance Officer, Uno Chicago Grill
Wade Bassett – Yankee Candle, Inc.
Peter Carmichael – Six Flags New England
Gene Cassidy – Eastern States Exposition
Chris Crean – Peter Pan Bus Lines
David Desmarais – Aladco Linen Co.
Kelly Fellner – Springfield Armory National Historic Site
Anthony Frasco – Immediate Past Chairman, Quality Beverage
Stacey Gravanis – Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
David Griffin, Jr. – Dowd Insurance
Laurie McDonald – Deerfield Inn
Brenda McGiverin – WWLP TV22
Shardool Parmar – Pioneer Valley Hotel Group
Dinesh Patel – DGP Properties
Hershal Patel – BK Investments Hotel Group
Remo Pizzichemi – Welcome Group
Jamie Przypek – Three County Fairground
Joe Reardon – Performance Food Group
Peter Rosskothen – The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House/Delaney House
Christina Royal – Holyoke Community College
Sandra Sheehan – Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Andy Yee – Bean Restaurant Group
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