The World Leisure Congress will be held in the United States for the first time ever this September. Mobile, Alabama, was selected to host the biannual gathering of destination marketing organizations, hospitality groups and industry innovators.
Attendees from more than 40 countries will hear speakers from organizations such as the U.S. Travel Association, UNICEF and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. There will also be a speech from former United States Surgeon General (and Mobile native) Regina Benjamin. The six-day event will take place at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center and University of South Alabama.