I don't usually pitch for specific businesses in this corner of our newsletter, but there are two really great opportunities for Spokane this summer that I encourage you to participate in. First, be a "Tourist in Your Own Town." Join forces with other tourism businesses and promote our hospitality within the region. Why is this important? In today's world of social media, we need our locals to amplify the marketing efforts of Visit Spokane and those of your individual tourism related businesses. Our locals are one of the best ways to build a steady and bold amplifier for all that you do. This is a new way to connect with the locals in a campaign targeted to get them into your stores, restaurants, attractions and accommodations.