Passionate Marketing Professional Joins Visit Oakland Team

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — Visit Oakland is pleased to welcome Corinne Avganim as its new Marketing Manager. Avganim comes to Visit Oakland with over seven years of experience working with industry-leading brands in a diverse range of fields.

In her experience, Avganim has developed fully-functional websites for micro campaigns, managed social media activity and global content channels, developed marketing and branding strategies, established business relationships and managed cross-functional marketing campaigns. As Visit Oakland embarks on several large marketing and rebranding projects, Avganim's skills will be instrumental for the organization.

"Visit Oakland is making huge strides as an organization, from hiring a new branding agency to developing a new website. We are confident that Corinne will be an excellent asset to help our team tackle some major projects in the coming months," said Alison Best, president and CEO of Visit Oakland.

In her role, Avganim will focus largely on strategic marketing, social media, advertising, promotions and design. She will oversee the online presence for Visit Oakland, increase engagement with and traffic to site and pages, and work closely with the Visit Oakland marketing department to manage the brand. Avganim has worked in many different facets as a marketer—from high-profile organizations such as Facebook and Mattel, to smaller up-and-comers like Chrome Industries and Roaming Hunger.

"I’ve always loved Oakland, and there has been some amazing buzz coming from The Town in the last couple of years. I'm so thrilled to join this amazing team to help bring Oakland to its full potential," said Avganim.

About Visit Oakland

Visit Oakland is a non-profit organization marketing the City of Oakland as a travel destination. Visit Oakland offers a wide variety of complimentary services and materials for travelers and meeting planners interested in experiencing Oakland. For more information, see


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