“Brad Burlingame Honorary Scholarship” at Cal Poly Pomona

Thanks to these individuals, DMOs and companies that have generously donated to the “Brad Burlingame Honorary Scholarship” fund. Donors to date include: Julie Saupe, Teresa Stephenson, Destination Analysts, San Francisco Travel Association, San Mateo County/Silicon Valley CVB, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, Sedona Chamber & Tourism Bureau, Solvang CVB, Tempe Tourism Office, Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau, Visit Albuquerque, Visit Mesa, Visit Pasadena, Visit Santa Cruz County, Visit Salt Lake, Visit Stockton, Visit Vancouver USA, Visit West Hollywood and Zorro Enterprizes.  As of October 31, 2016, nearly $13,000 has been contributed to this scholarship fund.

In recognition of Brad Burlingame’s commitment to the destination marketing industry, the DMA West Education & Research Foundation recently established a legacy scholarship in his name. The “Brad Burlingame Honorary Scholarship” will be awarded annually to a sophomore or junior studying at Cal Poly Pomona in California.

Burlingame served as president & CEO of what now is Visit West Hollywood for 18 years. He gave many years of dedicated leadership service to the Association and Foundation. Burlingame believed in introducing young people to the destination marketing profession and was a widely respected leader in the industry.

We invite you to make a tax-deductible contribution to the DMA West Foundation for the “Brad Burlingame Honorary Scholarship” fund. For more information and a contribution form, please contact DMA West Foundation staff at (916) 443-9012 or info@dmawest.org.