Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau (web site)
7130 W. Grandridge Blvd.
Kennewick, WA 99336 (map it)
The Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau (TCVCB) is the destination marketing organization for the Tri-Cities, Washington area with the mission to promote, market and sell the region as a preferred destination to visitors. We serve as the community's primary source of visitor information and the lead advocate for visitor industry development in the Tri-Cities region. We pursue competitive advantages for the destination in all market segments and adhere to our mission with a focus on leadership, innovation and results. As the premier marketing entity for the entire Tri-Cities community and region, we deliver sales and marketing initiatives that are innovative, and provide community direction through management practices that are considered top of class. We develop incremental visitation by promoting our destination products, programs and activities; the overall economic vitality for our communities and the quality of life for our citizens. Programs include: Convention Sales and Marketing; Tri-Cities Sports Council (sports development and recruitment); Tri-Cities Rivershore Enhancement Council; and Tourism Development and Promotion. We manage the Visitor Information Center (7130 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick), satellite visitor centers at Richland City Hall (505 Swift Blvd.) and TRAC Center (6600 Burden Blvd., Pasco), and Pasco Airport Visitor Information Kiosk. Our service area includes the greater Tri-Cities area (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, West Richland, and Benton and Franklin Counties).
The Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau serves as a primary resource for Tri-Cities businesses (i.e., restaurants, retail, hotels, motels, wineries, sports venues, golf courses, etc.) and entrepreneurs interested in the travel industry including tours, leisure and recreation, and sports and convention markets. The TCVCB provides current and historical information on conventions and sports visitation, as well as total visitor spending, while acting as a resource for a variety of tourism-related services
The Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau helps develop tour and travel related businesses by promoting their business and services to conventions, sports, leisure travel, and travel writers. The TCVCB maintains visitation statistics and other information useful in preparing a competitive analysis or determining market potential.