Matt Bedell

In 2013, after 23 years in the resort industry, Matt pursued his passion for media and founded Smart Marketing in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He developed his media savvy while working in his family business in Van Buren, Missouri at The Landing-Current River, a destination resort that features floating and riverfront lodging and dining. Matt’s creative and innovative marketing and promotion programs resulted in significant tourism growth for both the business and the area. Matt is a founding member of the Van Buren Area Chamber of Commerce where he served as head of the tourism committee for 6 years, pioneering both local and regional tourism projects as well as several economic development projects.

Matt has a desire to provide clients with affordable solutions to today’s media problems. His passion for excellence and integrity gives all of Smart Marketing’s partners an opportunity to excel in media and marketing in their respective industry. Matt’s creative talents, motivational strengths and leadership abilities are put to good use every day for Smart Marketing clients.