To improve the quality of life in Williston by providing and developing Williston as a destination for business and leisure travel, group tours and conventions.
The Williston Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1987 to develop and promote the booking of conventions, trade shows and like meetings, athletic and sporting events, bus and motor coach stops, and sales and promotional events in Williston, North Dakota, and Northwest North Dakota.
The CVB continues to work toward the recognition of the national importance and historic significance of Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Fort Buford Army Post State Historic Site and the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center. The eventual goal will be to complete the restoration of the historic sites.
The Williston Convention and Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization run by a board of directors that is a part of the hospitality businesses in Williston, area attractions, and community members. The CVB is funded by charitable gaming, lodging tax and fundraising efforts.
The Williston CVB hosts the following annual events: Williston Sports & Recreation Show, Band Day, North Dakota Chokecherry Festival and the Spring Lake Park Holiday Drive.
The CVB is a member of the American Bus Association, the IACVB, and partners with many community organizations.