Michael Obyc Named Collier County Senior Sports Marketing Ma

Naples, Fla. (January 25, 2016) – The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce that Michael Obyc is joining the tourism bureau as Senior Sports Marketing Manager. Obyc will work closely with Collier County Parks & Recreation as well as local and national governing bodies to retain and solicit sports tourism events in Collier County.

Obyc joins the CVB with extensive credentials, working for ESPN Wide World of Sports, The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA), and most recently the Central Florida Sports Commission. The opportunity to work with a myriad of sports organizations has enabled Obyc to amass a vast amount of experience in the industry. His experience extends to sporting events including the Disney Endurance Series, the MLBPAA Legends for Youth Clinic Series, and the Florida High School Athletic Association Football State Championships.

“I am excited to join the CVB to continue their growth as a premier destination for many types of sports events,” Obyc said.

Obyc is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and was also a member of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats baseball team. Obyc went on to receive a Master's Degree in Sports Administration from Xavier University. Obyc is a native of Columbus, Ohio and has recently relocated to Naples from Orlando, Fla.

About Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB
             The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official tourism marketing and management agency for Collier County, Fla., known as Florida’s Paradise Coast, and is totally funded by Tourist Development tax revenues. The CVB produces the area’s ongoing destination marketing campaigns, website and visitor guides.  The bureau provides information and assistance for travel media, group meeting and event planners, tour operators, travel agents and sports travel and event organizers. For more information visit www.ParadiseCoast.com. Follow the destination on Twitter @ParadiseCoast and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheParadiseCoast.  Follow the destination’s sports marketing team at www.AthletesInParadise.com.  


Erin Smith, PR and Communications Assistant
Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades
Convention & Visitors Bureau
2660 N. Horseshoe Drive #105, Naples, FL 34104
P: 239-252-6298 
F: 239-252-2404


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