President and CEO, Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau
Bob Lander is the President and CEO of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, and has been in Austin since 2001. Prior to his current position, Bob served as Executive Vice President of the Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau and spent over 20 years in the hotel industry. Working for companies such as Stouffer and Renaissance Hotels and Resorts, he held positions ranging from direct sales to General Manager and Vice President of Sales & Marketing for North America.
Bob is active in a number of industry related organizations. He currently serves on the U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors and Policy Council in addition to serving on the Executive Committee of the Austin Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
He is a member of Professional Conference Management Association (PCMA) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).