Thursday, May 9, 2013

Connect For Success Indiana/Ohio Regional Tourism Conference

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to unleash everything your business or organization has to offer! If you are a local business in the tourism and hospitality business such as; retail, lodging, restaurant, event planning, arts, and entertainment, then like most others in your shoes, you’d like your business to succeed to its fullest potential and bring in more customers.

The Connect for Success Tourism Conference will help you do just that! This one day regional conference on May 16th will offer information on creating partnerships, marketing, social media, using local resources, green initiatives, business strategies, one-on-one consultations from regional professionals and much more. At the end of the day you will be walking away feeling energized and having new knowledge of the skills and connections you need to help you reach new levels.

The day starts out with a wonderful wake up breakfast, followed by the conference kick off and keynote speaker Sally Laukitis, Executive Director of Holland Michigan Convention & Visitors Bureau sharing the Holland Michigan story! Be sure to save lots of energy this morning because you’re going to be so excited to get moving and connecting with one another.

Throughout the morning you will have the opportunity to attend breakout sessions with an emphasis on marketing, working together, creating a destination, connecting with travelers and much more. All that excitement and new information is going to require some food for thought so sit down and enjoy a wonderful lunch featuring local foods and desserts. Step out of the box and connect with someone new at your table and network by sharing ideas and thoughts.

After a fulfilling lunch, check out some other sessions available to you; video do’s and don’ts, low budget high impact marketing, finding money and much more!

Following each of your break out sessions, be sure to take advantage of the numerous one-on-one consultations available to you. This is your chance to connect with local professionals and receive priceless advice and ideas to help you succeed further than you ever thought possible! Then cool down and relax at the end with a conference wrap up, but pay attention because there may just be a surprise you’re not expecting!

Are you so excited that you just can’t wait any longer? Than be sure to sign up for the pre-conference excursion event and start the fun a day in advance! For an additional $25 you can enjoy a Paint On Canvas and Wine event.You will be guided by local artists from Paint the Towne to create their own canvas masterpiece that you can take home with you and display. Also included are 2 drink tickets for use at Roscoes. You can’t beat this! Be sure to register soon, space is limited! 

Does all of this sound exciting and informative? Would you like to attend? Be sure to check out the conference website and register for a cost of $25. This registration fee includes all sessions, the one-on-one consultations and breakfast/lunch.

Mark your calendars now!

Thursday May 16, 2013
Registration opens 7:30am
Conference Kick-Off 8:30am
Event wraps at 3:30pm.
Cost: $25 conference, $25 pre-conference event
Located at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 6000 National Rd ERichmond Indiana.