According to reports, TBEX North America is the largest association of travel bloggers, journalists and travel industry experts and professionals in the world.

According to the Visit Tri Cities website, their annual conference has been scheduled here August 16-19 2021. It will apparently take place at perhaps a number of area venues, including the Convention Center.

No word as to exactly how many people will be attending, but it's expected to bring a very large infusion of tourism dollars and boost the economy.  Sources say it could really help to push our economy especially after the downturns of COVID.

Even though it is a year away, reports say it will greatly help our area economy.