Thurston County, Wash. Jan. 30, 2017 – The Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau (OLTVCB) is accepting applications for the Thurston County sports commission advisory committee. The committee guides the OLTVCB’s sports commission efforts in identifying new events and opportunities to drive sports business to Thurston County resulting in economic impact.
The committee is made up of Thurston County representatives including city/county officials, community businesses and event organizers. Responsibilities of committee members are to identify strategic opportunities, revenue streams and local businesses who could directly benefit from sports tourism. Committee members are approved by the OLTVCB board of directors.
Applications or nominations for the sports commission advisory committee can be found at http://bit.ly/SportsAdvisory. Applications are due by Feb. 10, 2017.
The OLTVCB serves as the region’s sports commission by sponsoring sports events and connecting event organizers with venues, hotels and services in Thurston County—generating sports tourism dollars that support a healthy economy and community vitality. The OLTVCB works with community partners to bring events into Thurston County such as the Great Northwest Athletic Conference basketball and softball championships, WIAA Volleyball championships and the upcoming Northwest Athletic Conference winter meeting.