Selected as host of the Second Regional Motorcoach Association Meeting of the South Central Motorcoach Association, the Alabama Motorcoach Association and the Georgia Motorcoach Operators Association is Shreveport-Bossier, La.
Results from a competitive bidding process completed by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the city’s tourism engine, confirmed that Shreveport-Bossier will hold the meeting Aug. 17-20 at the Shreveport Convention Center.
“We’re excited to host the 2014 Regional Motorcoach Association Meeting,” said Kelly Wells, vice president of sports and tourism, Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau. “The motorcoach group market is a large part of what makes our tourism industry as strong as it is today.”
The South Central Motorcoach Association membership consists of motorcoach owners, operators and associates from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Adding the states of Alabama and Georgia, the meeting will attract 350 or more delegates, including motorcoach and group tour operators, motorcoach and travel industry vendors and associates, destination marketing organizations and others.
“We are very excited about Shreveport-Bossier hosting the Second Regional Motorcoach Association Meeting, which will draw vendor members who support the motorcoach industry and members who represent hotels, attractions, theaters, restaurants and destinations all over the U. S., said Jim Pitstick, president, South Central Motorcoach Association.
In addition to participating in meeting and marketplace sessions, event delegates can play in a golf tournament, explore the local community during scheduled tours and enjoy free time for shopping and dining.