CEO, Visit Stockton

Wes Rhea

Wes Rhea is the CEO of Visit Stockton and has led destination marketing in Stockton, California since 2005. A strong advocate of small destination marketing organizations, Wes is a past President of the Destination Marketing Association of the West and currently serves on the board of the California Travel Association, the Destination Marketing Association of the West Education and Research Foundation, US Travel’s Destinations Council, and the Central Valley Tourism Association. Wes is best known for being an early adopted of new tourism tech.

A Stockton native, Wes is committed to giving back to his community and currently serves on the board of the Stockton Maritime Museum, the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, and the Airport Advisory Commission.

Wes is married to Kristi, has two sons, and served 10-years in the US Army.

On The Agenda
Inspiration

Using Microsites to Showcase Your Community

Tuesday, May 2nd (Day 1)
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Lakewood
See how innovative destination organizations are leveraging microsite technology to showcase niche aspects of their communities, and learn their tips to use microsites successfully in your community to elevate major events, community organizations, and support special audiences.