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What You Must Do in Emporia! – Part 1

We love having visitors! Our mission at the Convention and Visitors Bureau is to inspire people to visit, stay, dine, shop and play in Emporia. Whether you are an outdoor…

2019 Emporia Visitors Guides Available – Removable Center Section Features Disc Golf

EMPORIA, Kansas, February 4, 2019 – – The 2019 Emporia Visitors Guide is now available at the Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau office, 719 Commercial Street. The cover features 2018…

Founding City Honors Veterans in Multi-day Celebration

Founding City Honors Veterans in Multi-day Celebration EMPORIA, Kansas, November 2, 2018 – – A multi-day celebration of events in the founding city of Veterans Day, known as the All Veterans…

Emporia CVB wins three first-place TIAK awards!

The Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has three new trophies to add to their collection in the Visitors Center at 719 Commercial Street. Emporia CVB staff attended the Kansas…

National Tourism Week 2018

National Tourism Week is May 6-10, but so many amazing events are happening in Emporia during that time, we’ve decided to celebrate early! In honor of National Tourism Week, the…

How to become an AirBnB host

Do you have a secret dream to run a bed & breakfast, but you’re not sure how to begin? Do you have a guest room that only sees guests a…

Shop Local Online in Emporia this season!

The Christmas holiday season is rapidly approaching, and we know how hectic it is to do all that shopping. If you would rather snuggle under a blanket and buy all…

Emporians Lead the Nation in Establishing Veterans Day

As part of our celebration of all Veterans, we would like to share some history with you. Below is the story of Veterans Day, originally published in the Emporia Gazette…

Emporia CVB wins SIX AWARDS from Travel Industry Association of Kansas!

The Emporia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has six new trophies to display in the Visitors Center at 719 Commercial Street. Emporia CVB staff attended the Travel Industry Association of Kansas…

Emporia CVB Offers 2nd Round of Tourism Grants

EMPORIA, Kansas, July, 5, 2017 – – The deadline for the second round of tourism grant applications is Tuesday, August 1. The Emporia Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Tourism Grant…