OKLAHOMA CITY - Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell announced Wednesday that he will be hosting a series of tourism summits. 

Pinnell will visit four different towns to talk with residents about the benefits tourism can bring to their towns. 

“I’m excited to visit McAlester, Woodward, Duncan, and Claremore this fall to discuss how these regions and local communities can benefit from Oklahoma’s vibrant tourism industry,” said Lt. Governor Pinnell. “Tourism is the third largest industry in our state, and these visitors inject vital dollars into our economy. These summits will be packed with informative speakers and topics that will highlight how local communities, businesses, and attractions can benefit from tourism to Oklahoma.”

Below is a list of meeting times and locations: 

Tuesday, September 17th

Hosted by the City of McAlester

Location: The Venue, 120 E. Choctaw Ave, McAlester, OK  74501


Thursday, September 26th

Hosted by Woodward Convention & Visitors Bureau

Location: Woodward CVB at the Woodward Conference Center: 3401 Centennial Drive, Woodward, OK 73801


Thursday, October 3rd

Hosted by Duncan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Location: The Simmons Center at 800 Chisholm Trail Pkwy, Duncan, OK 73533


Tuesday, October 15th

Hosted by the City of Claremore

Location: Will Rogers Memorial at 2401 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73105