CVB trying to rebuild community calendar

There wasn’t much on the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s community calendar during the last nine months of 2020.

Most things were canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.

But it’s 2021 now, and the CVB wants to hear from people planning “tourism-friendly” events.


“Our calendar keeps the public, both locals and visitors, informed of what fun things are going on in our city,” Dave Kirk, destination management director, said in a news release.

He added, “It also helps organizations plan and select dates to host new events so that they don’t overbook with another group.”


Mark Calitri, CVB president, said, “As vaccines continue to roll out, there will be many more events in 2021 than in 2020. We still don’t anticipate it being a normal year, but the faster we can list 2021 events on our calendar, the more time organizations have to promote their event in a safe manner.”

Kirk said, “Our calendar is the most popular feature on our website. It receives the most hits and is the number one thing people are looking for when they come to”

Article written by The Messenger-Inquirer
Keith Lawrence, 270-691-7301, [email protected]