Tourism Forum Set for Nov. 29

Central Appalachia is ripe with tourism opportunities, and the Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association is hosting a one-day forum to discuss how to take advantage of them.

It's a Jungle Out There: 11th Annual Tourism Forum

November 29, 2011 at the Center for Rural Development, Somerset, KY, 8:30-2:00pm

Join TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky (TOUR SEKY) for our annual Tourism Forum November 29, 2011. Each year TOUR SEKY hosts an all day educational work shop to showcase some of the newest tourism trends. This year is no different!

During the event TOUR will welcome Mrs. Tami Reist with the Alabama’s Decatur/Morgan County CVB. Mrs. Reist will share with us the many marketing strategies she uses to entice more visitors to her area. Reist was a professor at Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) 2011 Marketing College at North Georgia University.

Our second speaker; Mr. Berkeley Young, CEO of Young Strategies, Inc., specializes in destination research planning, management and retail experience. In the last 10 years Young has worked with more than 100 destinations in over 26 states and we want to take full advantage of his knowledge.

Registration Fee: $50.
RSVP at (606) 677-6142

Agenda:

8:30-9:00 Registratoin
9:00-2:00 Speakers
Awards Luncheon Included

For more information, visit the TourSEKY website.