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Kansas Tourism, Visit Wichita Partnering to Host 2025 TBEX Summit Kansas Tourism and Visit Wichita are proud to announce Wichita as the host city for the Travel Blogger Exchange (TBEX) Summit on October 1-4, 2025. This esteemed event will bring together leading travel bloggers, influencers, journalists, content creators and tourism industry professionals from around the globe to explore and enjoy the heart of the country. Commerce Launches Statewide Exporters Roundtable Series he International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, Commerce will visit 12 cities across the state and offer assistance for small- to medium-sized Kansas companies. Kansas Launches National Campaign to Attract and Retain Talent Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland, alongside leaders from across the state, today unveiled Love, Kansas, a dynamic talent attraction campaign aimed at boosting Kansas’ population by inviting past residents to choose the Sunflower State as their future home. This national marketing initiative will highlight Kansas as an exceptional place to live, work and raise a family, with a special emphasis on “boomerangs” – individuals with previous ties to the state. KANSAS! Magazine Brings Home the Gold from International Awards KANSAS! Magazine brought home three Gold Awards at the 44th annual International Regional Media Association (IRMA) awards presentation. For the third consecutive year, KANSAS! was a finalist for the Magazine of the Year. Andrea Etzel, publisher of KANSAS! and publication manager for Kansas Tourism, accepted the awards on behalf of the magazine. View All


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Tourism Division

Kansas Department of Commerce

Bridgette Jobe

Director of Tourism

785-250-8253 [email protected]

Kevin Crockett

Mobile Visitor Center Manager

316-771-6819 [email protected]

Andrea Etzel

Publications Manager & Editor, KANSAS Magazine

785-213-0126 [email protected]

Jaimee Salalac

Administrative Specialist

785-289-7032 [email protected]

Mona Carver

Travel Information Centers Manager

785-821-0543 [email protected]

Adam Roorbach

Sports Tourism Manager

785-221-1884 [email protected]

Colby Sharples-Terry

PR & Communications Manager

785-230-4888 [email protected]

Jordan Roemerman

Marketing Manager

785-338-6066 [email protected]

Kelli Orender

Industry Relations Manager

785-213-7420 [email protected]

Hunter Feyerherm

Website and Database Manager

785-230-9952 [email protected]

Lisa Hecker

Byways and Signage Manager

785-230-5609 [email protected]

Babette Dixon

Research & Contracts Manager

785-496-0230 [email protected]

Kelsey Wendling

Agritourism Manager

785-230-4299 [email protected]

Rosa Cavazos

Special Projects Coordinator

785-670-0139 [email protected]

Kim Korber

Marketing Assistant

785-213-8663 [email protected]

Brenda Smith

Tourist Guide

785-899-6695 [email protected]

Harvey Swager

Tourist Guide

Kori Sibley

Tourist Guide

Tom Purvis

Tourist Guide

Sandra Jamison

Tourist Guide

Alice Cress

Tourist Counselor

[email protected]