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Jan 21

Convention & Visitors Bureau represented at mid-winter conference

Longview will be well represented at the 2014 Texas Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus’ Mid- Winter Conference January 20-23 2014 in Dallas. Margie Harris, Tourism Services Manager for the Longview Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau, will attend conference sessions presented by professionals in the tourism and convention industry to learn new techniques …

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Apr 26

Hospitality Employee of the Year to be recognized

The first full week in May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. The front-line travel industry personnel in Longview for example, airport staff, hotel employees, restaurant, and retail workers interact with visitors daily. This year in honor of this special week the Longview Convention and Visitors …

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Jul 16

Chamber exec to attend marketing conference

Paul Anderson, Senior Vice President and Director of where to buy cialis cheap Communications, for the Longview Chamber of Commerce will attend the 2012 Destination Marketing Association International Conference July 16-July 18 in Seattle. As the world’s largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing operations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Association International is dedicated to …

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Mar 27

LHS DECA triumphs

Six Longview High School DECA students earlier this month began plotting a course to bring home some statewide honors in 2013, according to the group’s advisor.   The students advanced to the state DECA competition in Corpus Christi after winning or placing at the district level earlier this year. The district meet included competitors from …

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Oct 06

CVB promotes Longview at the State Fair of Texas

Margie Harris, Tourism Services Manager of the Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be working the Texas Historical Commission’s booth in the Food and Fiber Pavilion at the State Fair of Texas opening weekend in Dallas. Each year Longview teams up with other tourism partners from the Texas Forest Trail Region to promote their cities …

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Jul 07

Local Chamber, Tourism staff to attend conference

Kelly Hall, Elaine Reynolds, Mitzi Barnes and Margie Harris with the Longview Chamber of Commerce and Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau will attend the 2011 TFEA Annual Conference & Trade Show in Corpus Christi July 7-10. This year’s conference will feature more than 25 educational sessions, great networking opportunities, talent showcases, awards programs and the …

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Jun 21

Governor Perry signs Tyler’s SB 349

On June 17 Governor Rick Perry signed into law SB 349, which will add two percent to Tyler’s Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax rate, to be used for the expansion or construction of conference or event facilities for the community.  The bill was introduced during the regular session by Senator Kevin Eltife and Representative Chuck Hopson …

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