Chamber Fourth Friday Luncheon - Travel is a pathway to prosperity
Posted 07 - 26 - 2013


David Teel, president/CEO, Texas Travel Industry Association, connected the dots of travel and it being an important economic development tool not only locally, but statewide and nationally.



Teel's presentation is “The Travel Industry:  A Pathway to Prosperity for Nacogdoches and the State of Texas” was the topic of The Chamber’s Fourth Friday Luncheon sponsored by Suddenlink Communications and Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau will focus on The State of Tourism in East Texas. The meeting was held on Friday, July 26 at Hotel Fredonia.



Click here to view the video Mr. Teel showed during his presentation "Life's Better in a State of Travel."



Click here to view more information about Travel Means Jobs.



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Pictured in the photo above from left are, Chamber President/CEO Bruce Partain, Chair Angela Wiederhold, TTIA President/CEO David Teel, and Fourth Friday Luncheon Chair Dr. Adam Peck.




 







Attendees will learn how this important business sector brings new dollars into our economy.




  • Is the tourism industry growing in Nacogdoches County and the region?


  • How can my business benefit from increased tourism?


  • What is the total economic impact of tourism in our region?



For almost two decades the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau has stoked the economic engine of our County by recruiting and serving conventions, tour groups and individual visitors.



The luncheon serves as the Chamber’s monthly membership meeting. Attendee registration is required by July 25. Please call 560-5533, or fax in a form, 560-3920, available in this mailing packet. Lunch is $16.  Also, register and pay securely - click the above Add to Cart button.



Sponsors are Suddenlink Communications and the Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau. Two cash drawings sponsored by First Bank & Trust East Texas will be held at the meeting.


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