about us

Our Mission

The mission of meetNKY | Northern Kentucky CVB is to drive quality of life and economic growth for Northern Kentucky through tourism marketing and destination development

For information about yearly economic impact, please view our Annual Report.

Our History

For more than 40 years, the Northern Kentucky CVB has provided outstanding meeting and convention services, and comprehensive travel information for business and leisure visitors to the Cincinnati and NKY area. In 1974, the Kentucky Legislature approved legislation allowing Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties to form the Bureau, which initially was called the Northern Kentucky Tourist, Recreation & Convention Commission.

Our Team

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you in making your next Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky events, meetings or conventions as easy and successful as possible.


Julie Kirkpatrick, president & CEO, meetNKY | Northern Kentucky CVB

Julie Kirkpatrick, CTA, CDME President & CEO

Mary Watkins

Mary Watkins, CTA Director, Bureau Operations

Carla Quercioli

Carla M. Quercioli, CTA Director - Destination Engagement

Dot Crane

Dot Crane, CTA Content Marketing Manager

Rebecca Banks

Rebecca Banks, CTA Brand Identity Manager

Stacy Howell

Stacy Howell, CTA Destination Engagement Manager

Stefanie Wyckoff

Stefanie Wyckoff, CTA Senior Convention Sales Executive

Christy Staten, CTA Convention Sales Executive