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San Mateo County Event Center and Fair names Dana Stoehr new CEO

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San Mateo County Event Center and Fair names Dana Stoehr new CEO

20 December 2016 — San Mateo, CA: With an eye to raising the bar, the San Mateo County Event Center Board of Directors has unanimously named Dana Stoehr as the association’s new CEO.

“Dana understands that it is all about building and fostering relationships, her connections in sales and marketing, the venue and fair industry and our local community are unparalleled. We are delighted to have Dana lead the Association as the CEO. She brings a depth of experience to the position, and the Board’s unanimous decision reflects the outstanding skills she has demonstrated for the Association as Chief Operating Officer,” said Beverly Miller, President of the Board of the San Mateo County Event Center.

Stoehr has more than 25 years of extensive venue, fair, and event leadership experience, including working for the Solano and the Alameda county fairs.  She has produced events ranging from fairs to large-scale concerts, conferences and festivals and has a reputation for creative thinking and professionalism.

She joined the San Mateo Event Center in 2006 as assistant general manager and is a committed industry leader as shown by her service as the Region 7 Director for the International Association of Venue Managers.

“I love my career and cannot imagine a better job than bringing people together, creating events that provide lifelong memories. I look forward to leading the San Mateo County Event Center and Fair and creating a successful future with our board, staff, clients and key stakeholders.” said Stoehr.

Stoehr and her husband, Scott, have five children and four grandchildren and reside in the city of San Mateo.

The San Mateo County Event Center is The Peninsula’s premier event space and place to meet including the annual San Mateo County Fair (, June 10 – 18, 2017. Visit often for regular updates.