Convention Planners Visit Erie

Published 08/26 2014 03:12PM

Updated 08/26 2014 03:23PM

August 26, 2014 - Visit Erie is hosting members of the tourism industry from all over the country in Erie for two days to showcase the area. The tour brings in organizations looking to host conferences, conventions, meetings and other events and Visit Erie is hoping to make Erie the destination.

Many representatives from different companies toured places today like Splash Lagoon. Officials from Visit Erie say the event has been a success in the past with about 30 percent of the people who attend book events locally.

The tour is heading to multiple hotels, the Convention Center, Presque Isle Downs and Casino, and Presque Isle.

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