West Monroe, La. (KNOE) – The Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled its 2022 plans at a meeting Monday.
After successfully hosting the Dixie Baseball World Series in 2021 and a professional fishing tournament this year, the bureau wants to bring more sporting events to the twin cities.
“We broke records on all those numbers,” explained Scott Bruscato, the bureau’s Vice President of sales. Twenty-seven million views on social media. “It was pretty phenomenal; the number of hits they had on their website, live stream, and social media.”
The bureau says hosting Major League Fishing’s season-opening event in February proves the Twin Cities are the perfect place to host a sporting event.
They loved our people,” one board member said. “They love this area. They were so excited to be here.”
The bureau adds athletic events were a key focus when creating their 2022 calendar. The National Cutting Horse Association’s Eastern Show is one new event, starting…