Convention & Visitor's Bureau

The purpose of the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau shall be to encourage, enhance and promote tourism related business and special events in the Fort Stockton area;  to further the promotion of tourism and publicity for the area; to promote Fort Stockton as a tourist destination throughout the state, regionally and nationally; and to encourage extended stays through the support of special events, the arts and historic preservation.  The Convention & Visitor’s Bureau meets at the Chamber of Commerce once a month as needed, on the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

The Convention & Visitor’s Bureau is appointed by City Council and consists of seven (7) regular members who serve three-year, staggered terms, but are eligible to serve for a second, three-year term with a total of six consecutive years.  Following an absence of one-year, former members are eligible for reappointment.
 
The Bureau members shall reside within a 5-mile radius of the City of Fort Stockton.  The Mayor of the City shall automatically serve as a board member.  Members shall be uniquely qualified, interested, and available to assist in this specialized field. 

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