by Nick Delgado
Guam - The Guam Visitor's Bureau announced the upcoming Guam Cultural Conference today. The event kicks-off next week, and the theme is, "Living the Guam Brand: Bring Together Our Culture and Our Visitors". The event hopes to include representatives from our neighboring islands, and everyone is invited to attend.
GVB board chairperson Monte Mesa says the conference will also feature all types of traditional foods, cultural items as well as presentations on the Chamorro language. He told KUAM News, "We continue share this unique authentic experience not only for Guam, but we encourage also our neighboring islands to continue to perpetuate their uniqueness because as a brand Guam of course if the hub of Micronesia and as we explore this and perpetuate this endeavor it only benefits the region and the other islands themselves."
Officials also hope to share methods on how to generate more visitors to the island in light of the disaster in Japan. The event will be held on April 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency Guam.