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Hundreds of Industry Leaders Urge Immediate Action by Congress to Further Drive Recovery

In a bold show of solidarity, more than 600 leaders from the U.S. tourism and events industry united with the U.S. Travel Association to sign a letter to congressional leadership urging swift enactment of federal policies to spur demand for business and international travel and help stabilize the broader travel economy.

Supporters included representatives from destinations, venues and industry organizations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam.

Former SISO Chair and Industry Icon James Bracken Passes Away

Former SISO Chair and retired exhibition industry icon James Bracken passed away on Jan. 18. He was 87.

Bracken served as SISO’s chair in 2004, and SISO officials expressed gratitude for his service to the association and the industry over the course of his career, as well as condolences to his family and many friends and colleagues in the industry.

Partner Voices

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