Congratulations 2015 GRIT Award Recipients!

The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce this year’s Giving Recognition in Tourism (GRIT) Award recipients. The GRIT Awards were presented at the MovieLounge on the evening of April 23, 2015. Attendance was at a record-high, this year, as were the amount of nominations received in each category. The event serves… More Congratulations 2015 GRIT Award Recipients!

Record-Breaking Nominations for 2015 GRIT Awards Finalists!

After receiving more than 300 nominations from the public, we at The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau are proud to announce the finalists for the, “4th Annual Giving Recognition In Tourism (GRIT) Awards. These men, women, businesses, and organizations have demonstrated true grit through their contributions to the region’s growing tourism and hospitality industry. Awards… More Record-Breaking Nominations for 2015 GRIT Awards Finalists!

Hometown Hospitality Hero- Patrick Pendleton

The Fort Smith region benefits tremendously from conventions and events that are brought to our area. Attracting and retaining this type of business relies heavily on the efforts of both the community and the growing tourism and hospitality industry. It is for this reason that we, at the Fort Smith Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, are… More Hometown Hospitality Hero- Patrick Pendleton

Valentine’s Day – A Romantic Getaway in Fort Smith, Arkansas

What is romance? If you’re like most people – by “people” we mean men – you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about what the definition of romance is. In fact, as some of you read this, perhaps you’ve been struggling with how to plan the upcoming Valentine’s Days. Yes, that’s plural…DAYS! Incase you… More Valentine’s Day – A Romantic Getaway in Fort Smith, Arkansas