About Discover Inland Empire

Established in 1988, Discover Inland Empire is the official destination marketing organization for California’s San Bernardino County and Riverside County, the most diverse destination in the United States. A 501(c)(6) not-for-profit global marketing organization dedicated to promoting overnight stays to the international and large-scale event sectors which will create a sustainable hospitality economy within the Inland Empire. Discover Inland Empire is recognized by the State as the destination marketing organization for the Inland Empire region.

Vision

To be the most diverse destination in the United States

Mission

The mission of Discover Inland Empire shall be to encourage and support economic growth in the Inland Empire through a strengthened tourism industry in the region, including without limitation, the following:

1. Facilitate collaboration of the public sector and private sector on comprehensive solutions to the economic issues facing the Inland Empire region

2. Engage local businesses to assist with the efforts of this corporation, which will help create jobs in the region

3. Stimulate economic activity in the Inland Empire

Board and Leadership

Patrick Wang

Board Chair

Route 66 Shooting Sports Park

Melissa Howlett

Board Vice Chair

Economic Development Department of San Bernardino County

Travon Martin

Board Secretary

Ontario International Airport

Ashley Cen

Board Treasurer

Area Manager, Hotelbeds

Monique Rangel

Board Member

Visit Big Bear

Jennifer Rodriguez

Board Member

Outlets at Barstow / California Welcome Center – Barstow

Kathie Ammar

Board Member

Desert Regional Tourism Agency/ California Welcome Center – Yucca Valley

April Gallup

Board Member

Cabazon Outlets / California Welcome Center – Cabazon

Cruz Esparza

Board Member

City of Redlands

Freddy Bi

Board Member

President & CEO, Discover Inland Empire