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Team San Jose promotes San Jose as a destination to stimulate economic development that benefits our community.


Who We Are

Team San Jose is an innovative partnership unifying the San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau, hotels, arts, labor and venues to deliver an exceptional visitor experience and serve as the gateway to San Jose as a destination. Our company manages the San Jose Convention Center and Arts and Entertainment venues including the California Theatre, the Center for the Performing Arts, Montgomery Theater, San Jose Civic and South Hall.


Team San Jose Values

  • We empower leaders in the Arts, Business, Labor, and Hotel communities to work together.
  • We are dedicated to an open and honest dialogue among diverse partners.
  • We are devoted to making San Jose a desirable destination for local, national and international visitors.
  • We are committed to fiscal responsibility and accountability to the customer.
  • We are dedicated to providing a unique and compelling customer experience.
  • We are committed to investing in opportunities and practices that advance diversity, racial equity and inclusion as the right and smart objective to implement to position Team San Jose to succeed.


DMAP Accredited

San Jose received its Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) in 2010. The globally recognized DMAP certification serves as a visible industry distinction that defines quality and performance standards in destination marketing and management. Achieving DMAP accreditation positions a destination management organization (DMO) or CVB as a valued and respected organization in your community and increases your credibility among stakeholders.The DMAP program is powered by Destinations International (DI), a travel industry collaborative association that conducts research, participates in advocacy, fosters talent development and create global engagement to elevate tourism to its highest potential.


  • John LaFortune

    John LaFortune

    President & CEO

  • Ihab Sabry

    Ihab Sabry


  • Madina Moore

    Madina Moore

    EVP of Human Resources

  • Laura Chmielewski

    Laura Chmielewski

    VP of Marketing & Communications

  • Tanaya Fleming

    Tanya Fleming

    VP of Operations

  • Matthew Martinucci

    Matthew Martinucci

    VP of Sales & Destination Services

  • Ben Roschke

    Ben Roschke

    VP of Research & Strategic Development

Team San Jose Information

  • Contact Us

    Have general visitor inquires or need to reach a specific department? Find general contact information here.


  • Team San Jose Careers

    Join a diverse organization with opportunities to grow and elevate San Jose as a destination for business, meetings, travel and entertainment.

    Open Positions

  • Annual Reports

    View past annual reports of Team San Jose initiatives, accomplishments as an organization and contributions to the community.


  • Financials

    View past audit statements of the San Jose Convention and Cultural Facilities and San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau.