Yakima Valley Wine Country

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Yakima Valley Tourism

10 North 8th Street
Yakima, WA 98901

Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-5pm
Phone: (509) 575-3010
Fax: (509) 575-6252
Toll Free: 800-221-0751

Visitor Information Center

101 North Fair Avenue
Yakima, WA 98901

Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm | Sun. 10am-4pm
(hours expand for event weekends and shorten in winter months)
Phone: (509) 573-3388
Fax: (509) 573-3389
Toll Free: 800-221-0751

Contact a Staff Member of Yakima Valley Tourism

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John Cooper

President & CEO

Wendi Bixler

Controller & HR Manager

Stephanie Gangle

Office & Membership Sales Manager

Jessica Yanak

Receptionist & Event Calendar Administrator

Convention Center

Connie Upton

General Manager

Lisa Krous

Assistant General Manager

Ryon Remmerden

Convention Center Sales Manager

Sam Dobbs

Director of Operations

Convention Sales

Brynn Kloster

Director of Convention & Group Sales

Diane Reim

Senior Sales Manager

Phylicia Snow

Convention Sales Manager

Destination Marketing

Jared Yoakum

Marketing Manager

Daniel Writer

Graphics & Web Developer

Diane Smestad

@yakimavalley Twitter Tweeter

Sports Marketing

Rich Austin

Director of Sports

Mike Carey

Senior Sports Sales Manager

Shannon Anglin

Sports Sales Manager

Media and Tourism Development

Nicol Sloon

Media and Trade Relations Manager

Visitor Services

Adam Jones

Visitor Information Center Manager

Diane Smestad

Travel Consultant - Visitor Information Center

Membership Services

Stephanie Gangle

Membership Sales Manager