About the CVB

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) of Paducah McCracken County. The CVB exists to create new economic opportunities through destination marketing, management and tourism development.

The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is a quasi-governmental organization, funded by the Transient Room Tax levied on hotel, motel, bed & breakfast accommodations, and overnight room rentals and retreats.

View a list of current CVB Board Members below and the staff directory here.

Glen Anderson, Chairman

Represents Chamber of Commerce

Kelm Burchard

Represents Lodging Industry

Linda Curtis

Represents Restaurant Industry

Deborah Edmonds

Represents McCracken County

Beverly McKinley

Represents Lodging Industry

Jay Page

Represents City of Paducah

Vick Patel

Represents Lodging Industry

Elizabeth Wieneke

Legal Representative

Destination Vision: Paducah, Kentucky will be recognized internationally for its significant American heritage, inspiring creative culture and outstanding hospitality.

Social Vision: Paducah CVB will foster culture, creativity and innovation as a means to sustainable development making the City a great place to work, visit and live.


The DMO is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International 2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20036, USA Phone: 202.296.7888.


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World-Class Creativity

The Paducah CVB is the local focal point facilitating Paducah's participation in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. For the organization's efforts to promote Paducah as a world-class Creative City, the organization has won numerous awards including the 2015 Governor's Awards in the Arts - Government Award (video below).