Britaney Wehrmeister started at the Overland Park Convention Center in 2016. In 2021, Britaney was promoted to District Marketing Director within the venue’s corporate management company, Oak View Group – OVG360, where she mentors and leads marketers across the United States to enhance their impact in the community as well as promote their professional growth as marketers.
During her time at the convention center, she has developed and executed marketing and communications campaigns that have tripled sales lead volume and earned national attention for the venue, positioning the convention center as one of the best in the world. Most recently this includes being named 2023 Best Small Convention Center in North America by an industry leading publication.
Britaney has also successfully launched the convention center’s sensory inclusion program and gained national media recognition for Overland Park becoming the first convention center in the world to open a Kulture City-approved sensory room for neurodiverse, autistic and disabled attendees. The campaign earned the venue 2023 Marketing & Publicity Campaign of the Year from EVMC, as well as the esteemed title of KultureCity’s 2023 Venue of the Year.
Since 2016, Britaney has worked directly with the United States Marine Corps to create campaigns that bring local and national attention to the Toys for Tots program. Overland Park Convention Center is now the largest Toys for Tots donation location in the entire Kansas City metro with over 21,200 toys collected in 2022. Her efforts played a crucial role in securing Kansas City the title of 2022 National Toys for Tots Campaign of the Year. For Britaney’s contributions, she was named 2022 Associate Marine of the Year. Prior to her time at the venue, the average collection was around 200 toys.
Within her time at OVG360, Britaney has received ten special awards and recognitions, including the Innovation Award.
Britaney has been on the Board of Directors for HopeKids Kansas City and the Christian Okoye Foundation for over six years, where she regularly leads fundraising efforts and helps bring community awareness to the non-profits through earned and owned marketing opportunities. She serves as the youngest member on both.
She also serves as a ‘BVIP’ Ambassador for the Blue Valley Educational Foundation and is on the Steering Committee for the Chamber of Overland Park’s Young Professional program. She graduated from the Chamber of Overland Park’s Leadership Overland Park program in 2018, where she led her classes charitable giving project. As the youngest in her class, she helped raise more money than any other class to date.
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