Madden Media, a leading destination marketing agency, today announced Matt Clement will join the company as a Managing Partner. In this new role, Matt will lead Madden’s growing strategic consulting practice, and guide solution development for the company’s research, data, and analytics capabilities to help destinations. Matt will also drive the continued evolution of the Madden Voyage platform, the company’s custom dashboard provided at no cost to track campaign performance, measure ROI, and connect the various data sources to make insightful decisions.
Prior to joining Madden, Matt was Senior Vice President of Marketing at Arrivalist, where he played a key strategic role working with a variety of clients including many state tourism offices, destination marketing organizations, attractions, and airports. Matt accelerated growth and influenced product development of the Arrivalist platform through his deep expertise of the tourism industry.
“We are excited to welcome Matt who brings extensive knowledge and experience in destination marketing, research, and media attribution. The tourism industry was hit the hardest through this pandemic, and Matt’s work across the industry will help us bring strategy and stakeholders closer together to strengthen communities.”Dan Janes, CEO of Madden Media.
Previously, Matt held a number of roles within the tourism industry including working with Visit Fort Worth, Experience Fayetteville, and Adara. Matt’s hiring adds to Madden’s growing list of team members with deep experience in the destination marketing industry from across the country: Kaitie Burger (Pennsylvania), Ryan Callison (Texas), Brian Hayden (New York), Lauren Hartog (Florida), Pierce Hicks (Georgia), Lesley Rowbal (Wyoming), Jake Sillavan (Texas), and Cassandra Vasquez (Missouri).
“The growth of our team reflects the changing environment of the industry. The need for experienced destination marketing professionals to navigate a path forward will be important to the long-term success of the industry. Like everyone, the past several months have been challenging and only made better by the people whom we surround ourselves and could not be more appreciative of the entire Madden team navigating the path to the future with our partners.”Dan Janes, CEO of Madden Media
About Madden Media
Madden is a full-service destination marketing agency on a mission to spark imagination, nurture curiosity, and connect consumers to communities. Our diverse team creates industry-leading collaborative, creative-driven solutions for destinations that open minds, removes biases, helps strengthen communities, and leads to a vision of a better future.