Denny Edwards Wins 2009 Mover and Shaker Award
Monday, September 21, 2009, 8pm
Dennis Edwards Receives 2009 Movers and Shakers Award
Raleigh, NC - Dennis Edwards, president and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Convention
and Visitors Bureau, has received a 2009 Movers and Shakers Award from Business
Leader Magazine. The annual award recognizes up and coming business leaders in the
Triangle community. Edwards was honored at an awards ceremony held September 21
at the Royal Banquet & Conference Center.
"I am extremely honored to be named a 2009 Mover and Shaker by Business Leader
Magazine," said Edwards. "To be associated with such a prestigious group of business
leaders throughout the community is an honor in itself."
Edwards was nominated for his leadership of the 24-person Greater Raleigh Convention
and Visitors Bureau, a position which he has held since 2007. Throughout his leadership
he has helped raise awareness of Wake County's $1.5 billion tourism industry by
positioning North Carolina's Capital City as a premier meeting and leisure destination.