San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau David Peckinpaugh, president & CEO On the economic effect Peckinpaugh: We're seeing consistent pickup on the meetings side, although we are seeing softening on the leisure end. As a top-five market, we're still in high demand and are seeing few cancellations to date — a handful here and there, but nothing like what we've seen during other significant economic downturns. We're definitely seeing more of a buyer's market, including more ...

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