What: Please join us
for Connecticut's 10th Annual Governor's Conference on Tourism and 16th
Annual Unity Dinner. This year's tourism conference, "Exploring New
Directions" identifies the need to evolve in a challenging environment
by exploring new strategies and building new partnerships for growth.
National speakers will share insight on emerging tourism trends, and
Connecticut professionals will highlight local tourism experiences in
concurrent workshops throughout the two-day conference.
When: Conference: Tuesday, April 8 from 8 a.m.
Wednesday, April 9 from 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Unity Dinner: Tuesday, April 8
from 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Where: Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut
Why: Learn about emerging tourism trends from
industry leaders and insiders:
- Terry Jones, web pioneer, founder and
former CEO of Travelocity.com will share his strategies and vast knowledge
of branding, marketing, e-commerce and customer relationship management.
- Judy L. Randall, President and CEO of
Randall Travel Marketing will examine how old research and advertising
paradigms have changed, how customers have changed and what that means to
the Future of Tourism.
- Bruce Kasanoff, business relationship
expert and author of "Making it Personal," will demonstrate by
example how to build trust between a company and its most valuable
customers and employees.
Find out who has received 2003 Travel and
Discover the best of what Connecticut tourism offers at the
Experience nature tourism along Connecticut's new Birding Trail
(Comfortable shoes and field glasses are required for this sneak peak event)
Gain a unique perspective from the professionals who operate over an acre of
kitchen space at the Mohegan Sun
Who: Presented by the Connecticut Tourism
Council and the Connecticut Office of Tourism, Department of Economic and
Contact: For information or press passes,
McLaughlin, DelVecchio, &
(203) 624-4151 ext. 30