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2019 Tennessee Governor's Conference
On Hospitality and Tourism
Nashville

Fundamentals of tourism
super Seminar 

The Fundamentals of Tourism Super Seminar is specifically designed for individuals who are new to the industry (5 years or less), but is also open or for those industry veterans who want a refresher course in the basics of tourism and destination management.

The Super Seminar is free of charge to any Governor's Conference attendee. (To assist us in planning, Super Seminar registration is required and available when you register for Conference.)

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
Wednesday, September 4



Topics include:

Introduction to Tourism

Introduction to Destination Management

Tourism Asset Inventory

Basic Tourism Research/Developing a Visitor Profile

Introduction to Tourism Marketing

Public Relations (Internal & External)

Sales

Government Relations

Resources

Partnering with the Dept. of Tourist Development

Professional Development Opportunities

"What I Wish I Had Known When I Started" Panel



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Rachel Baker
Executive Directopr
Visit Loudon County

Mary Blair
Account Director
Designsensory

Brad Carpenter
Account Manager
Designsensory

Jessica Johnson
Media Director
Designsensory

Dave Jones
East TN Division Manager
TDTD

Tammy Kinser
Director of Tourism
Greene Co. Partnership

Zach Ledbetter
VP, Visitor Development
Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors Bureau

Josh Loebner
Director of Stategy
Designsensory

Lindsay Miller
Creative Director
Designsensory

Kellye Murphy
Tourism & Marketing Dir.
Visit Columbia

Joseph Nother
Principal/Founder
Exec. Creative Director
Designsensory

Marty Marbry
West TN Division Mgr.
TDTD

Sara Beth Urban
Middle TN Division Mgr.
TDTD

John Whisenant
Director of Tourism
TnHTA

Melissa Woody

V.P, Tourism Development
Cleveland/Bradley County
Chamber of Commerce

Chris Wise
Director of Research
Designsensory

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