His job is selling Bakersfield, and all indications suggest he's pretty good at it. David Lyman, manager of Visit Bakersfield (formerly the Bakersfield Convention & Visitor Bureau), is in the business of convincing tourists to come to Bakersfield, or stay longer after they arrive, and in the process leave their money at local hotels, restaurants, gas pumps, retail stores, museums, sporting events and festivals of all sorts.
How does he do it? Find out Wednesday when Lyman guests on "One on One with Robert Price," TBC Media's weekly webcast. The live noon-time interview is on bakersfeld.com — and available afterward free and "on demand."