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Tonia Rioux, executive director of the Sitka Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, says this October’s meeting of the Alaska Travel Industry Association could be Sitka’s largest-ever conference. Floor sessions exceed the capacity of Harrigan Centennial Hall, and will be held in the Hames Center. Local volunteers are needed. Call the SCVB at 747-5940 to help. Register for the ATIA annual convention online.
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ATIA conference will be Sitka’s largest-ever
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