It was a packed house at the American Bank Center on Wednesday for the annual Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau tourism luncheon.

The guest speaker was Oklahoma City Mayor Mike Cornett, who spoke about the importance of youth and amateur sports events on the local tourism industry. The theme of the luncheon was travel and tourism.

Mayor Nelda Martinez, along with the Corpus Christi City Council, local dignitaries and our 3News team, were in attendance.