About the Fort Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau
The City of Fort Stockton through the Fort Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) promotes and manages tourism for Fort Stockton.
Funding comes from local imposed Hotel/Motel taxes.
View the 2020 Hotel Occupancy Tax Report (PDF)
The CVB is responsible for marketing Fort Stockton as a tourist destination via all forms of media including electronic, print advertising, billboards and brochure publication. The CVB manages and operates city-owned properties including the Historic Fort, the Grey Mule Saloon, and the Fort Stockton Visitor Center and Grounds.
In order to better manage the City’s tourism assets, the CVB contracts the Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Stockton Historical Society to operate the Visitor Center and its Historic Sites.
Cooperative efforts between the CVB, Pecos County, the Fort Stockton Historical Society, the Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce, local hotel/motel management, and local business allow for a cohesive and pleasant experience for all of the community’s visitors.
The CVB also funds Special Events and Conventions such as Water Carnival, Historic Fort Days, the Biannual International Silhouette Shooters Competition, athletic events, and educational conventions.
Multiple sites are available in Fort Stockton for meetings/conventions and the CVB assists with all aspects to ensure a successful event.
Upcoming or Recent CVB Board Agenda:
July 20, 2021
THE FORT STOCKTON CONVENTION & VISITOR’S BUREAU WILL MEET FOR A SPECIAL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021 AT 6:00 P.M.
2181 W I-10
FORT STOCKTON, TX 79735
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE ON REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS: Citizen’s who desire to address the Fort Stockton Convention & Visitor’s Bureau regarding matters on the Agenda shall approach the podium when the item is to be considered. Discussion by Fort Stockton Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Board Members will only occur when an agenda item is scheduled for consideration. Prior to making comments, each speaker will be required to provide his/her name and residential address. Speakers will be limited to 3 minutes. Speakers making personal, impertinent, profane, or slanderous remarks will be removed from the Convention Center Board Room and will be removed from meeting and not allowed re-entry.
- Call to Order
- Discuss/Act upon previous meeting minutes.
• Regular Meeting Minutes June 15, 2021
• Special Meeting Minutes June 30, 2021
- Discuss/Act upon Financial Statement, Accounts Payable, and Occupancy Tax.
- Discuss/Act upon funding request for the Big Bend Open Road Race 2.0.
- Discuss/Act upon purchase of tables and chairs for Convention Center.
- Monthly Reports:
• Update on Chamber of Commerce
• Update on Annie Riggs Memorial Museum & Historic Fort
- CVB Staff Report
- Questions and answers from media on Agenda Items.
This facility is wheel chair accessible & parking spaces are available. Request accommodation or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau office at (432)290-0106 for further information.