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Welcome City of Tomball's Director of Marketing & Tourism Michael Baxter to Eggs & Issues. Mr. Baxter will bring his wisdom gained from decades of working in the tourism industry and public events and entertainment to the Chamber's monthly membership meeting.
All in the community are invited to attend. Click for more about the presentation. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:Mike Baxter – Certified Festival and Event Executive, CFEE
A graduate of Georgia State University with degrees in journalism and marketing, Mike Baxter has spent more than 40-years promoting tourist destinations and attractions, and developing award-winning festivals and special events.
From Six Flags AstroWorld, SplashTown Waterpark and Traders Village Marketplace, Mike continues to implement marketing and public relations programs designed to increase awareness of these and other major destinations across the south.
Currently Director of Marketing & Tourism for the City of Tomball, Mike created the City’s first-ever marketing and festival program in 2011 involving more than a dozen high profile, award-winning festivals that bring thousands of visitors to Tomball each year. He was also responsible for developing Tomball’s highly successful traditional and social media programs, as well as a photo vault of more than 3,000 promotional images.
Working with small to mid-sized destinations and events, Mike is also the owner of Houston-based Texas Festival & Tourism Consulting.
Mike is a Certified Festival & Event Executive (CFEE), former Chairman of the Texas Festivals & Events Association, and was named Chief Marketing Officer of the Year by the Houston Business Journal in 2016.