Greater Hutchinson Convention & Visitors Bureau


Members of the Greater Hutchinson Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board (CVBAB) shall be established by resolution of the Governing Body of the City of Hutchinson. Members are approved by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.

In accordance with Resolution No. 2018 R 2, the composition and terms of members were revised for the Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board. The CVBAB consists of no more than 15 members. Six (6) permanent positions shall be nominated annually by the Cosmosphere, Strataca, Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson Recreation Commission, Downtown Hutchinson Revitalization Partnership and the ownership group of the Convention Center. These nominees shall be approved by the Governing Body.

Four (4) at-large positions shall have two (2) year terms expiring in odd-numbered years and may be reappointed; and five (5) at-large positions shall have two (2) year terms expiring in even-number years and may be reappointed. Members for the at-large positions may be chosen from the following industries: hotels, restaurant, performing arts and/or golf-outdoors.

For a current listing of members and terms of office, email LeAnn Cox.


The Greater Hutchinson Convention and Visitors Bureau was created to make recommendations concerning programs for promotion of convention and tourism to the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce.

Establishment Authority

By Agreement between the City and the Chamber, and by Charter Ordinance No. 40 (December 15, 1998), which exempts the City from the provisions of K.S.A. 12-16,101, relating to creation and composition of a convention and visitors committee for the purpose of making recommendations relative to application and use of the transient guest tax upon sleeping accommodations within the city; and repealing Charter Ordinance No. 37, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-48 and Resolution No. 2007-R31.

Meetings & Attendance Policy

Resolution No. 2744, Section 4 (PDF), states "That members shall be required to attend not less than 75% of regular meetings."