* Media Alert *


STROUDSBURG, PA - The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) would like to invite you to the upcoming announcement of a new initiative called #PoconoProud. The campaign aims to excite people who live, learn, work and play in the Poconos.

The #PoconoProud announcement is part of East Stroudsburg University's 2019 Economic Outlook Summit, held on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 7:30am - 12pm at the ESU Mattioli Recreation Center. The theme of this year's Summit is "Monroe County: Why do we live here?"

Media interested in learning more about #PoconoProud should arrive no later than 11:30am.

#PoconoProud is a collaboration between the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, East Stroudsburg University, Monroe 2030 Action Team and Northampton Community College.

Pocono Mountains visitor information is available online at PoconoMountains.com or by phone at (570) 421-5791. Follow @PoconoTourismPR on Twitter to stay current with up-to-date information. Established in 1934, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit membership organization. The PMVB is the official destination marketing organization for the four counties of Wayne, Pike, Monroe, and Carbon in Northeastern Pennsylvania.