About

Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB); a.k.a. Experience Olympia and Beyond

The VCB is the official destination marketing organization for Thurston County. Passionate about tourism, economic development, and enhancing our local community, our destination marketing team works tirelessly to inspire, inform, and influence travelers to visit the remarkable region we call home.

Mission

We strengthen the region’s economy by developing meaningful experiences and promoting travel to vibrant Thurston County.

Vision

Travel to Thurston County offers treasured moments that leave visitors and residents feeling inspired and fulfilled.

Values

Regionalism—We are better together. Our product is more compelling, marketing is more effective and investments are better made when we work together to serve the whole.

Leadership—Unafraid to make the tough decisions, we pursue opportunities to grow our region’s economy by experimenting with progressive destination marketing strategies, convening community collaboration, and forging strategic partnerships. 

Accountability—We do what we say we’re going to do when we say we’re going to do it. We communicate results early and often.

Passion—We are unabashed cheerleaders for our destination--we celebrate everything that is good in our community.

Excellence—We strive for quality in all things. The work we produce is professional and polished.


 Meet the Team

Shauna Stewart Headshot 2019

Shauna Stewart

CEO
Jeff Bowe Headshot 2019

Jeff Bowe

Director of Sales
Moira Davin Headshot 2019

Moira Davin

Director of Marketing and Communications
Michael Cordier Headshot 2019

Michael Cordier

Office Manager
Kelly Campbell Headshot 2019

Kelly Campbell

Accountant
Joshua Kinne Headshot 2019

Joshua Kinne

Sales & Marketing Specialist

Contact the VCB 

Phone: (360)704-7544 | Email: info@experienceolympia.com


Nondiscrimination

Discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color, gender, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies, is strictly prohibited by the Visitor & Convention Bureau.


About the Visitor & Convention Bureau

Our team of zealous destination marketing professionals are as passionate about the Thurston County community as we are about our belief in the power of travel to change the world. We work day in and day out to strengthen the region's economy by developing meaningful experiences and promoting travel to vibrant Thurston County.