About Us

About the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California to visitors nationally and internationally.  With support from the hospitality industry, the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau implemented a Tourism Marketing District and adopted an aggressive five-year strategic plan focusing on marketing initiatives to bring visitors to the region, build brand and destination awareness while enhancing the local economy.

Since its conception two years ago, the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau has experienced dramatic growth and has produced annual events such as The Huck Finn Jubilee Music Festival, The Route 66 Crusin’ Reunion Car Show, Inland Empire Restaurant Week and the Christmas on Euclid Experience to expand the destination’s brand awareness, attracting visitors to the area that increase hotel overnight stays.  Most recently, the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau was awarded, by the State of California to build, own and operate a Welcome Center in Ontario Mills Mall in 2015. 

As destination experts we provide visitors, groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when planning a visit within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California.  The region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character that make it Ideal for leisure and business travel. The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide the necessary tools to execute a successful experience. 

Executive

Michael K. Krouse, CMP, CHME, CASE

President/CEO

909-937-3001
Lorraine C. Chapman

Director of Strategic Alliances

(909) 937-3032
Sue Oxarart

Director of Marketing & Communications

(909) 937-3058
Larry Kaufman

Director of Sales

Sales

Angela Hui

Director, Market Strategy & Sales Operations

(909) 937-3037
Adrian Morales

Senior Manager, Creative Services

909-937-3020
Denise Daves

Manager, Convention Sales

(909) 937-3005
Arlette Garibay

Manager, Convention Sales

(909) 937-3019
Ashley Totin

Manager, Meeting Sales

909-937-3012

Client Services

Tina Jimenez

Director of Event & Client Services

(909) 937-3036

Strategic Plan

VISION: The Greater Ontario region is the destination to meet, explore, and connect in tomorrow’s West.
MISSION: Build partnerships, identity, and destination demand to create visitor-driven stimulus for the economy of the Greater Ontario region.
UNIQUE VALUE: The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the trusted, responsive and collaborative team of experts, providing tailored and unbiased information on the region
TEAM: We are energized and inspired to work together as a team of experts in service to the Greater Ontario region

2015/2016 Annual Report

Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau is the trusted, responsive and collaborative expert, providing tailored and unbiased information on the region.

2014/2015 Annual Report

2013/2014 Annual Report