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Visit Yuma hires new marketing manager

Visit Yuma has a new marketing manager, however new to Visit Yuma, Steven Hennig is not new to Yuma.

Visit Yuma has a new marketing manager, however new to Visit Yuma, Steven Hennig is not new to Yuma. Steven will take the marketing manager reins as of December 18, 2017. For the past five years, Steven has served as the Development Coordinator at KAWC, Yuma’s Public Radio station.
“We look forward to having Steve here and contributing to Visit Yuma’s mission. Steve will be tasked with overseeing our marketing efforts and helping to continue the success Visit Yuma has had in promoting Yuma’s unique culture, climate, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, events, and attractions,” said Linda Morgan, VY executive director.
“I am very excited about this opportunity,” Hennig said. “I love this area and it is a dream come true to be able to work with the people at Visit Yuma to help promote it - I can’t wait to get started!”

Steven has lived in Yuma for more than 25 years, and 
with his wife Adele, has raised four children here. In that time, he has worked in both the private and non-profit  sectors, including construction, event coordination, marketing, and the arts. He has formed  numerous partnerships with local businesses, organizations, and non-profits, and has been able to greatly increase awareness of,  not only these organizations, but Yuma as well.


Steven will be a valuable addition and an asset in promoting all that is great about Yuma. Come out to our Holiday Mixer at 5 p.m. on Dec. 13, at the Pint House to welcome Steven to the team. RSVP to Mark Briones

The Yuma Visitors Bureau is always happy to assist members of print, digital and broadcast media, either on assignment or pitching an idea with a Yuma angle.

Visit Yuma team can suggest itineraries and facilitate visits, or provide you with the inspired details to help nail down an assignment.  We pride ourselves on always going "above and beyond."

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YVB periodically hosts group and individual press trips, and is glad to partner with other Arizona or California DMOs to coordinate a visit to several regions.

For more information, contact Linda Morgan at 928-376-0100 (office), email Thanks for your interest in the Yuma area.

'Anytime' releases:

Around & about - a quick Yuma overview

Brilliant! Yuma wears 'sunniest' label with pride

Last link in river restoration under way


Background info:

Fast Facts About YVB

 Fast Facts About Yuma 

Yuma history - narrative

Yuma historic timeline


Research and statistics

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018

Yuma Winter Visitors Study 2017-2018 Executive Summary

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