The latest example is yesterday's announcement that local entrepreneur and tourism professional Lori Paras is organizing "Digging For the Truth", an international conference being hosted at Thunder Bay's Best Western Norwester Resort Hotel ( http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=66055) this coming October 22-25th, 2009.
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore new theories behind some of the world’s most fascinating mysteries and historical enigmas. The conference program includes speakers, panel discussions, workshops and presentations by international writers, theorists and researchers. The program will also highlight the City of Thunder Bay and will include exciting social networking opportunities.
This conference demonstrates how a local person with a passion for a particular subject, can transfer that effort into an event that will attract motivated travellers from around the world to the city, creating an economic impact in the tens of thousands of dollars and raising the profile of the city as a unique destination.
Visit http://www.digging4thetruth.com/ for more information or to register.