travel rally picnic 2017The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau teams up with the Pearland Chamber of Commerce this year to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (May 6-12) with a Travel Rally Block Party & First Fridays Networking event on Friday, May 4 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway Street.

Visitors, residents, local businesses & community leaders are invited to the free event with featured entertainment, food trucks and an opportunity to learn more about local tourism.  Paired with the Chamber’s regular First Friday’s Networking event taking place between 2 and 4 pm, attendees can meet local business owners.

“We’re very proud to partner with the Pearland Chamber of Commerce for this year’s celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week in creating a festive event for the entire community as we acknowledge the contributions of Pearland’s hospitality and tourism industry,” added Kim Sinistore, Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau executive director.

Travel Rally Block Party

The hospitality and tourism industry, its economic impact on the community plus the 5-year anniversary of the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau will be recognized during an awards ceremony.  Local food trucks Space City Spudz and Nacho Nachos will be on-site.  Don’t miss special guest appearances and entertainment scheduled throughout the day plus great door prizes and Facebook live steam business introductions.

To learn more, go to visitpearland.com or call the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau at 281-997-5970.

About the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau is a division of the City of Pearland funded by the Motel/Hotel Occupancy Tax fund.  The team led by executive director Kim Sinistore remains focused on their primary purpose to expand Pearland’s economy by attracting visitors to the City.  Each year millions of dollars from visitor spending generate increased business and the enhancement of Pearland’s image

Highlights of happenings with the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau include the production of the Pearland Art & Crafts on the Pavilion event held the first weekend in October and collaboration with organizers of Pearland Opry on the Square to showcase traditional country music with four concert dates in 2018.  Host city for the TAAF Winter Games of Texas 2018-2021.  Learn more at visitpearland.com

About Pearland Chamber of Commerce First Fridays

The Pearland Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy association with a mission to – Serve business. Promote growth.

First Fridays is a networking opportunity organized by some very dedicated Pearland Chamber of Commerce members – The Media Heroes, Elements Massage of Pearland and Dream Dinners of Pearland.  The event is held on the first Friday monthly at various locations in Pearland.

First Fridays is one of many events presented by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. To find out about more events hosted by the Chamber, please visit pearlandtexaschamber.us/events/calendar