The Meet Minneapolis: Official Convention + Visitors Association recently named Amanda DePhillips as its new director or marketing. "It's truly an honor to be a part of Meet Minneapolis. This is a world-class organization with world-class experts,” DePhillips said. “I look forward to lending my experience and sharing my enthusiasm for this great city and this organization." As director of marketing, DePhillips will be responsible for managing the production of marketing campaigns for Internet, publications, presentations, creative development and advertising efforts, while maintaining the Meet Minneapolis brand and message throughout. “Amanda has held marketing and public relations roles for well-known industry brands, providing her with an exceptional grasp of the intricate aspects of destination marketing,” said Amy Alegi, vice president of destination branding and strategy. “Her overall industry experience will play a vital and strategic role in supporting all of our sales efforts.” DePhillips previously worked for the Minnesota State Fair, Visit St. Paul and metroConnections.