Montgomery County Visitor’s & Convention Bureau

We are here to make your visit unique, memorable, and full of things you like to do. Make your visit to Montgomery County better with:

  • Helpful advice and local knowledge from our friendly staff
  • A free Visitor’s Guide
  • Easy access to lodging & dining options in Montgomery County
  • A list of events & happenings in Montgomery County

TRAVEL TIP: Many attractions, shopping and dining establishments in Montgomery County are closed on Sundays. We suggest that you contact individual businesses to confirm days and hours of operation.


About the Organization

The Montgomery County Visitors & Convention Bureau was formed in 1987, is a 501 (c) 6 not-for-profit, and is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Montgomery County with an independent nine person Board of Directors. It reports all approved plans and budgets with related activities to a Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Commission whose members are appointed by the County and the City of Crawfordsville.

Strategic Goals

Associated with its mission, four long-term goals have been identified for the MCVCB to accomplish.

Destination Marketing and Sales

To increase regional and out-of-state destination awareness through appropriate brand positioning and a proactive marketing/promotional program.

Destination Development

To encourage and support engaged outdoor recreation, agritourism, event development and retail shopping tourism in Montgomery County.

VCB Advocacy and Community Relations

To improve stakeholder communications with emphasis on the value of tourism and the role of the MCVCB.

VCB Finance and Administration

To operate as a fiscally responsible organization through leveraged marketing partnerships and a productive leadership team.

Board of Directors

Dave Long, Board President
Dave Peach, Vice President
Dawn Rusk, Secretary
Rhonda Smith, Treasurer
Esther Thornton
Maria Seward
Larry Paarlberg
Mary Taylor

Staff

Heather Shirk, Executive Director
Katie Schwartz, Marketing/Operations/Finance