Bureau Events

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau organizes events to facilitate networking among our industry partners, to recognize the outstanding acheivements of those who serve our visitors, to promote our hotels, restaurants, attractions and events, and just to have a great time. 


The Shreveport-Bossier Attractions Association in conjunction with the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau provides four educational opportunities a year to help local attractions grow their customer base, enhance their marketing and improve their financial outlook. Membership in the SBAA is free, but you must be a member in good standing to attend the seminars.
Learn more about membership in SBAA.



Who are your star employees?

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is proud to present the annual awards to recognize excellence in the hospitality industry. This event is held in May each year in conjunction with National Tourism Week.

This annual event is your opportunity to recognize excellence in your employees. A link to the nomination form will be provided when nominations open. You will be able to purchase your tickets online. Tickets must be purchased by the deadline. There will be no ticket sales after the deadline and no ticket sales at the door.


The Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau holds its annual Christmas Open House on the first Friday in December. The 2016 Christmas Open House is Friday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Make plans to come by for this festive event. Have some delicious food and mingle with our hospitality industry partners. RSVP to Lila Davis, ldavis@sbctb.org, 318-222-9391.


The bureau frequently hosts groups of travel writers on a tours of Shreveport-Bossier. Activities focus on local food and include visits to local restaurants, attractions and events. If you are interested in hosting these writers at your business contact Chris Jay, cjay@sbctb.org, 318-429-0658.

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