Gering and Scotts Bluff County Host National Tourism Week Events | Local

The number of visitors to the monument has remained high despite the pandemic

A virtual road trip through western Nebraska is also scheduled for Wednesday. This event allows residents and visitors to share their favorite local and western Nebraska tourism and outdoor recreation destinations on social media with the hashtag #virtualWN.

“We are asking everyone to go to these places and take a selfie, post it on social media to share with everyone on Facebook and social media locally, but also regionally and nationally,” she said. “Share what you think is your favorite place in our region as far as tourism goes.”

The event offers residents and visitors from across the Panhandle the opportunity to showcase the hidden gems with others on social media.

“What better way to kick off our travel and tourism season and a new era of recovery for our tourism and travel industry than to show the world what great things we have in our community and in our region,” he said. she declared.

A Social Media 101 event will wrap up the week on Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The virtual training will be available to industry partners via Zoom to help them unlock their social media marketing potential. The training is aimed at both beginners in social media and advanced partners in the industry.

Steve Maly of Maly Marketing will present the 90 minute training, with step by step advice on social media marketing. The agency represents many of Nebraska and area’s leading destination marketing entities in directing their social media campaigns, including Scotts Bluff County. Scotts Bluff County ran one of the most successful social media campaigns through Maly Marketing last year, said Brenda Leisy of the Scotts Bluff Area Visitors Bureau.

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