Katie Fencl, CSEE, Director of Conventions, Sports & Services at Catch Des Moines, has been named a 2018 “Forty Under 40” honoree by the Business Record – a Greater Des Moines weekly business publication. Chosen by past winners, 40 local business leaders under the age of 40 are selected for their career achievements and community involvement. Fencl was nominated and selected for the award due to her leadership in and out of the office and for her significant contributions to the tourism industry.
Katie Stien, National Sales Manager for Catch Des Moines, has been named a 2017 “Forty Under 40” honoree by Association Forum and USAE Magazine. Forty Under 40 awards are given annually to 40 accomplished association or non-profit professionals who are under the age of 40 and demonstrate high potential for continued success in leadership roles and exhibit a strong passion for, and commitment to, the association management and nonprofit industries. Stien was nominated and selected for the award for her leadership in growing the tourism industry in Greater Des Moines and the State of Iowa. Stien has been with Catch Des Moines since 2009.
Catch Des Moines is proud to announce that Des Moines has been named a finalist for Midwest Living’s Greatest Midwest Town 2017, Food Edition. Des Moines was selected by editors of the magazine as one of the twelve finalists because of the wide-range of food festivals and events that are offered as well as the addition of food trucks, the new Hy-Vee grocerant downtown, and long-list of outstanding restaurants.