President & CEO, Palm Springs Desert Resorts CVA
DMAI Member Since: 2000
Since November 2010, Scott White has served as President and CEO at the Palm Springs Desert Resorts CVA.
White previously served as the Executive Director of the San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, where he oversaw the promotion of San Antonio's $11 billion visitor industry. White also served as the Executive Vice President of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau, where his accomplishments included the successful bid for Super Bowl XLII in 2008.
Having hosted the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Phoenix, White was instrumental in bringing the series to San Antonio in 2008 with the largest inaugural race in RnR history. With more than 20 years of hospitality and destination marketing experience, White serves on several industry boards including the U. S. Travel Association, Texas Travel Industry Association and the U.S. Council for MPI Foundation.
A Certified Hospitality Sales Professional, is active in numerous industry organizations including of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), and the Society of Incentive & Travel Executives (SITE).