Molly Evans, VisitPITTSBURGH’s Senior Manager, Business Events, Receives Prestigious Industry Recognition


Evans chosen for the 2023 Destinations International 30 Under 30 Class

PITTSBURGH – VisitPITTSBURGH is proud to announce that Molly Evans, senior manager, business events, has been named to the 2023 Destinations International (DI) 30 under 30 Class.

This recognition allows Evans the opportunity to engage in professional development and mentorship opportunities throughout 2023 and beyond. DI is a leading global destination marketing organization, and this program supports the future of the travel and tourism industry, which remains dependent on today’s young professionals.

Evans rejoined VisitPITTSBURGH’s Business Events Sales team in Jan. 2022 and previously also served as a destination services coordinator from July 2018 to Sept. 2020. She also previously worked at Craven Management Associates. She earned her bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from Kent State University.

Evans will attend DI’s annual convention in Dallas this July, where she will formally be recognized for her dedication to the industry and as ‘one to watch’ as her career continues to expand.

“Molly is a unique talent and an important asset to VisitPITTSBURGH. Her leadership, enthusiasm and innovative solutions make us a better team every day,” VisitPITTSBURGH Chief Sales Officer Andrew Ortale said. “Thank you, Destinations International, for recognizing her contributions and future potential in our industry.”

VisitPITTSBURGH is the official tourism marketing and promotion agency of the Pittsburgh region. The organization is dedicated to generating business events, sports events and leisure travel.