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VM Sports Manager to Lead Sports Tourism Agency

Capcara Elected PA Sports Vice Chair

MONROEVILLE, PA: Amy Capcara, Sales and Marketing Manager for VM Sports and Visit Monroeville, has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of PA Sports, the lead agency for sports tourism in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Her term will begin July 1.

Capcara has been with Visit Monroeville since 2010 and has played a key role in integrating sports marketing into her bureau’s strategy, including joining PA Sports in 2013. She previously served as secretary for the organization.

Also elected to the PA Sports Executive Committee were Chair, Mark Jeanneret, Executive Director, Erie Sports Commission; Treasurer, Travis Geiser, Sports & Events Sales Manager at Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau; Secretary, Danielle Vincenti, Regional Sales Manager for Sports, The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau; and Past Chair, Gregg Cook, Executive Director of Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority.

PA Sports works to attract and host international, national, regional, and local sporting events in order to showcase Pennsylvania as a viable sports event destination, fostering economic development and enriching the quality of life in the Commonwealth. The organization consists of 13 of Pennsylvania’s largest destination marketing organizations (DMOs) and sports commissions, offering sports event planners one-stop shopping from a wide range of indoor and outdoor facilities in Pennsylvania that offer easy accessibility, affordability, and leisure time attractions.

The mission of Pennsylvania Sports is to attract and host international, national, regional and local sporting events, and showcase Pennsylvania as a viable sports event destination for professional, collegiate, interscholastic, amateur, and youth sporting ventures, which will foster economic development, and enrich the quality of life in the Commonwealth, making it a better place to visit, live, work, and play.

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