Candace Nowak

Housing and Digital Content Manager


Candace Nowak at Centennial Park

My love for dealing within customer service made it easy for me to select the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program as my college major. As a result of the Program’s graduation requirements, I had to seek out an internship and was fortunate to be accepted by the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority to complete this requirement. After working with the management and staff of the Authority, I was greatly impressed with the organization and the services that they provide.  Through hard work and determination, I succeeded in obtaining my Bachelors degree from Purdue University Calumet and was able to continue on as a part-time employee with the Authority taking on whatever tasks the organization asked of me.

I am proud to say that I am currently a full-time employee at the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority, as the Housing and Digital Content Manager. I could not have asked for a better career.

In my spare time, my son and I enjoy exploring the many events, attractions and activities that Northwest Indiana and the southern shore of Lake Michigan has to offer. I volunteer my time at his school for various parties, events and field trips. He and I take advantage of the local music programs in the parks, as well as, the numerous community festivals, art fairs, seasonal programs and other attractions offered throughout our area.

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