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Southeast Tourism Society Fall Forum

"Working Smarter" Southeast Tourism Professionals Working Together
COME TO THE FALL FORUM!
 October 14-16, 2014 ~ Charleston, South Carolina

COME TO THE FALL FORUM!
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  Charleston - Voted Top City in US 2013

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Creating a Vision for a Great City
Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayor, The City of Charleston, SC

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DAVID McNAIR

Working Smarter
David McNair, Principal,
The McNair Group, LLC

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"Southern Campaign" - National Park Service Heritage Tourism in Action
John Slaughter, Superintendent, New Southern Campaign American Revolution Parks Group

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Blogger (R)evolution
Lou Rena Hammond, Chairman and Founder,
Lou Hammond & Associates

In the rapidly developing digital space, anyone can setup a blog… but how do you know which bloggers are reaching your target audience? This presentation will focus on ways to determine which social influencers are the right fit for your brand, best practices of working together and how to capitalize on multi-platform messaging.

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Using Media Interpretation (Today's Technology+Your Story) to Promote and Edu-tain
Caroline Figiel and Danny Jones, Creative Digital Productions

Discover how to use and implement your story to spark visitors' imaginations online before they even begin their journey and "edu-tain" them once they arrive.

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Turn ON the OFF season - Create Year-Round Demand
Brian London, London Tourism Publications

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The Customer Experience...the next competitive battleground:
Rita Suiter, FiveStar Customer Service Strategies

Are you treating employees as assets? Are you building your brand from the inside out? Everything starts with the customer and nobody raves about average. Want to keep a customer for life? Then shock them with an exceptional customer experience. The Customer experience depends on employee experience and inexperience is expensive!

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Reconciling Different Approaches to Estimating County-Level Visitation Volume
Dudley Jackson, Research Director, SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
 

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Southeast Travel & Tourism Research Association (SE TTRA)
Agenda for the Southeast: Industry and Academic Communities Coming Together.

Southeast Travel & Tourism Research Association (SE TTRA)

  • Academic Research Efforts and Practitioner Research Needs
  • Introduction of Goals for the Session
  • Student Research Grants Spring 2015 / Requirements and Application Schedule
  • Review of previously funded studies
  • Power of Research – Case Studies where Research Moved the Marketing Needle
  • Ranking of Research Interests
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“The Perfect Pitch” Getting your story taken seriously by top media
Panel Emcee
Lou Rena Hammond, Chairman and Founder, Lou Hammond & Associate
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Southeast Tourism Society Shining Example Awards
Recognizing the Best in Professional Tourism

Proudly display your lantern like these 2013 winners. 
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If you are not an STS member, but would like to be,
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