Booked Business Thanks to Aaron Stevens for bringing the Richland Regatta to the Tri-Cities. This inboard powerboat race will be held at Howard Amon Park. The planner anticipates 500 people from around the region will attend this exciting event. $95,000 The Guest House Inn, Quality Inn Kennewick, Red Lion Kennewick and Super 8 will host participants in the 2007 Gather 4 Him this April. The three-day event will take place at the Three Rivers Convention Center. This event is expected to draw 5,000 delegates. $2,025,000 Kudos to the Tri-Cities Girls Fastpitch Softball Association (TCGFSA) for bringing in five tournaments scheduled for the upcoming season April through September. Combined, the tournaments will bring in approximately 1,250 visitors to Columbia Playfield in Richland. $237,500 The Clover Island Inn will host participants in the Shoemaker Golf Group this May. The attendees learned of local golf courses and wineries by attending Seattle's Golf Show last year and receiving the Tri-Cities Golf & Wine Brochure. $3,240 The Northwest District Honorbound Men's Conference is returning to the Tri-Cities for the sixth straight year. This event will be held May 18-19, 2007, and is expected to draw more than 1,500 delegates. $405,000 The Red Lion Hotel Richland will host the 2007 Evergreen Leadership Conference May 18-20, 2007. The attendees are political leaders from Washington State with the majority traveling from the west side of the state. They will be discussing political issues related to the 2008 Presidential Campaign. The two-day event will attract 120 delegates. $32,400 The Pacific Northwest Mustang Club has selected the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Richland to host their 27th Annual Spring Show & Shine May 25-26, 2007. The purpose of this two-day event is to raise money for organizations in the Tri-Cities such as Second Harvest, The ARC of the Tri-Cities, Dive & Rescue, etc. This event will bring 125 out-of-town guests. $33,750 Congratulations to the Red Lion Hotel Richland on being awarded the 2007 Pacific Northwest Waterways Association Mid-Year Meeting, which will take place this June. The group works with the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and regional leaders on policies related to transportation, energy, trade, and environmental policy. They also work on behalf of the ports, public utilities, consultant firms, businesses, and tourism to enhance the economy and vitality of the Pacific Northwest. They will be meeting for three days. $40,500 Thank you to Officer Wayne DuBois with the Richland Police Department for "Bringing Your Meeting Home." The Washington State Tactical Officers Association will host a 300 delegate conference in Richland, August 22-24, 2007. The three-day event is titled the 2007 Training, Competition and Conference and will be held at the Red Lion Hotel Richland. $121,500 The Tri-Cities Shooting Association is hosting their Fifth Annual Rattlesnake Round-Up at the Shilo Inn Rivershore in Richland this September. The event was held in Bend, Oregon for the past three years. Attendees competing in the event will be coming from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. $111,375 Thanks to the FLW Western Series for including the Tri-Cities in their 2007 tournament circuit.  For the first time, this televised event will be held at Columbia Point Marina in Richland, September 19-22. It is expected to bring in approximately 800 people, including 200 professional anglers and 200 amateur anglers. $228,000 Thank you Richland Councilman Dave Rose for "Bringing Your Meeting Home." TRAC Center and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Pasco have been selected to host the 2007 Northwest Rental Conference November 5-7, 2007. The planning committee is interested in adding the Tri-Cities to a three-year rotation pattern for this conference. $81,000 Total Economic Impact: $3,414,265 Posted by Colleen Lane on
Email Send a link to post via Email

Leave A Comment

Please note that your email address is kept private upon posting.