45 years later, Virginia is for Lovers is one of the most highly recognized tourism slogans in the world! Join us for a 2-day interactive event that will help you incorporate the Virginia is for Lovers brand in your marketing strategy. This orientation program is most beneficial for local tourism directors, and managers/owners of Virginia tourism properties.
Orientation will be held 4 times in 2014:
This is a two-day session- Day One: 10:00am – 5:00pm- Day Two: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Hotel Room: $99/night
LOCATION Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown 501 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23219Phone: 804.344.4300
Sunday, November 16 - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street, Reston, Virginia 20190 USA
Maximize Virginia's Tourism Potential
Participate in engaging tourism marketing and development sessions
Identify new and game changing ideas to stay competitive
Evaluate tourism's economic impact, industry trends and marketing strategies
Leverage new opportunities through networking and relationship building
Advance Virginia's prominence as a premier, global, travel destination
Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association
Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Virginia Tourism Corporation
tours and farm stays have caught the attention of numerous Virginia
agricultural regions. On Monday,
December 8, 2014, Smyth County Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism Department
will host an agritourism workshop in partnership with Virginia Cooperative
Extension, Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, and
Virginia Tourism Corporation.
at Holston Hill Community Golf Course located at 1000 Country Club Road,
Marion, VA 24354, the workshop will begin at 12:30 p.m. and conclude
around 4:30 p.m.
training combines information on marketing, and promising practices for hosting
a farm tour or developing a bed and breakfast farm stay" said Martha Walker,
community viability specialist for Extension.
"Our team is thrilled to have Amy Hager, executive director with Bed
& Breakfast of Virginia and Cecile Gorham with Market Central –Meet Yer
Eats in Charlottesville to share their successes and challenges," said Kitty
Barker with Virginia Tourism Corporation.
The workshop is free, but you must register. Register
by calling The Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County at 276-783-3161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by
Wednesday, December 3. You can also register online at http://agritourism.eventbrite.com.