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Visit Wichita Promotes Josh Howell to New Sports Role

Visit Wichita in Kansas has promoted Josh Howell to vice president of sports development. Howell previously served as sports sales manager. In the new role, Howell will lead the organization’s efforts to bring new and more sporting events to Wichita and increase local economic impact through sports. “It has been exciting to see sports grow […]

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Mike Sharpe Named President/CEO of Greater Wichita Sports Commission

The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has named Mike Sharpe as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer beginning on January 4, 2021. Sharpe has spent the past seven years at Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation as the director of business development. Sharpe has extensive connections with national governing body leadership including […]

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Bob Hanson Retiring as Greater Wichita Sports Commission CEO

Bob Hanson will retire at the end of 2020 as president and chief executive officer of the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission, ending a 23-year affiliation with the Kansas-based sports tourism market. Hanson was named executive director of the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission in October 1997 and was promoted to president/CEO in May 2001. […]

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