Candice Hobson, Visit Aurora National Sales Manager


AURORA, Colo., May 11, 2021 – Visit Aurora continues to grow its industry experts' team with their newest edition to the award-winning sales department.

Visit Aurora welcomes Candice Hobson, National Sales Manager. Hobson will play a significant role in furthering Visit Aurora's mission to strengthen its reputation as a meetings destination.

"Candice's impressive career in meetings and convention sales will make her a valuable resource for our broad group market base," said Bruce Dalton, Visit Aurora President and CEO. "Her rapport and deep knowledge of the industry will make her the perfect link between our partner properties and national groups preparing to return to the group business market in Aurora," said Dalton.

Combined with a passion for hospitality, Hobson brings thirteen years of experience, most recently at the Renaissance Denver Central Park/Holiday Inn Denver East and Crown Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center.

As National Sales Manager, Hobson will identify and connect with meeting, convention, and association planners to drive overnight visitors to the city. "In addition to my local experience, I've also worked in top-tier destinations across the county including Baton Rouge and Chicago," explained Hobson. "What differentiates Aurora is our growth potential – especially as new full-service properties come on-line. I'm excited to take on new challenges while meeting the evolving needs of the modern meeting planner."

Visit Aurora continues to expand and enhance the city's overall presence in the meetings industry while remaining an ideal destination for leisure or business travel. Aurora is home to Colorado's largest resort and convention center, Gaylord Rockies, in addition to more than 67 individual hotel properties, 1 million square feet of meeting space, and 13,000 guest rooms.