Macon, Georgia- Megan Drew, Convention Sales Manager, Macon-Bibb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (MBCCVB), was recognized as an industry leader in Connect magazine's "40 Under 40" feature in the May/June issue. Connect Magazine is a national, B2B magazine that provides resources and ideas to association and specialty group meetings professionals.

Drew was nominated by her peers in the professional and specialty association meetings world. Numerous nominations were reviewed and evaluated by the Connect editorial staff based on references, industry involvement and other resources. The annual "40 Under 40" feature is not advertising-driven and not connected with any promotional contest, making this truly an honor for those selected. The entire list of recognized honorees and individual profiles can be found here.

"We are excited Megan was selected for this recognition," said Monica Smith, President & CEO of the MBCCVB. "She represents the future of our industry."

The MBCCVB is the non-profit destination marketing organization of Macon and Bibb County. The mission of the MBCCVB is to unify and lead our community in marketing the Macon Bibb County area as a superior visitor and meeting destination.

Connect magazine is published by Collinson Media and Events, a senior leader in the meetings, travel and tourism industry. Other meetings business publications from the Atlanta-based company include Collaborate magazine for the corporate meetings market and Rejuvenate magazine for the faith-based meetings market. Collinson Media and Events produces conferences and trade shows for each industry segment.