Buzzy Ford Named Collier County Tourism Digital Marketing Specialist

Buzzy Ford has joined the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the new digital marketing specialist responsible for oversight of the bureau’s website content, social media outreach and other digital marketing platforms and strategies.

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Naples, Fla. (July 16, 2013) - Buzzy Ford has joined the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) as the new digital marketing specialist responsible for oversight of the bureau's website content, social media outreach and other digital marketing platforms and strategies.

Formerly with Renda Broadcasting, Buzzy served as the director of marketing and promotions and as on-air afternoon talent at Gator Country 101.9. Buzzy has been entertaining Southwest Florida on the radio airwaves for over 25 years, and is a lifelong resident of Southwest Florida. Buzzy can be reached at BuzzyFord@colliergov.net or 239-252-2383.

"Travel consumers are immersed in the digital realm these days as they research and shop for travel, so we are pleased to be able to add this position to our team of tourism marketing professionals, and take advantage of Buzzy’s marketing and promotion experience in our destination," said Jack Wert, tourism executive director.

The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official tourism marketing and management agency for Collier County, Florida, known as Florida’s Paradise Coast. The CVB produces the area's ongoing destination marketing campaigns, website and visitor guides, and provides information and assistance for travel media, group meeting and event planners, tour operators and travel agents. The CVB is funded entirely by the Collier County tourist development tax collected by hotels, short term vacation rentals and campgrounds. No local property taxes are used to fund the CVB or its marketing campaigns and tourism industry support activities. For more information visit www.ParadiseCoast.com or call 1-800-688-3600 for visitor information, or 239-252-2384 to reach the local CVB office. Follow the destination on Twitter @ParadiseCoast, and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheParadiseCoast.

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