(Frisco, Texas) February 6, 2020 ~ Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) has recognized Lisa Bethea, Visit Frisco Senior Convention Services and Tourism Manager, as the 2019 ESPA Member of the Year.

The award recognizes an ESPA Member who has been outstanding in his or her constant enthusiasm and support of both ESPA and the Convention Services Industry. This person is selected annually by the ESPA Board of Directors.

“Lisa continues to shine and provide exceptional service to groups without fail,” said Marla Roe, Visit Frisco Executive Director. “She was recently promoted to a Senior Services role in recognition of her devotion to clients and consistent work ethic. To also receive this national recognition from ESPA reinforces what a valued member of the team she is.”

Lisa was honored and presented the award at the ESPA Annual Conference in Denver in January.


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About Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA)

ESPA is dedicated to elevating the event and convention service profession and to preparing members, through education and networking, for their pivotal role in innovative and successful event execution.

About Visit Frisco

Founded in 2003, Visit Frisco has grown in tandem with the extensive growth of leisure travel, sports, and meeting facilities within the city. It’s the organization’s mission to generate a positive awareness of Frisco as a premiere destination for meetings, sporting events, conventions, trade shows, leisure travel, and to positively impact the economic base of the City of Frisco. Official accreditation recognizing excellence and achievement was awarded in 2009 by the industry organization Destination’s International. For more information, head to visitfrisco.com or call 877-GO-FRISCO.