The Chattanooga Tourism Summit is the largest celebration of tourism in our region! Register today for the summit experience, which includes special pre-conference sessions, lunch, tourism update from Barry White, president & CEO of the Chattanooga CVB, keynote speaker (announcing soon), live music, live visual artist, and the EXPO featuring travel and tourism-related partners.
TOP 4 REASONS TO ATTEND
800+ attendees: Network and engage on industry best practices
2 breakout sessions: Acquire applicable knowledge and insights from hospitality and tourism experts
10+ exhibitors: Discover new experiences, accommodations, tours, and more
$$$: Know the numbers on visitors, spending, and what’s driving tourism in Chattanooga
PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS | FREE (included with Tourism Summit registration)
When you register for the Tourism Summit, you’ll be prompted to select a session of your choice. The two sessions are concurrent, and spots are limited. Please note: you MUST be registered for the Tourism Summit to attend these sessions.
10:30-11:30 a.m. | Hospitality Workforce Readiness
Presented by: Industry Partners
Connect with the people and opportunities that are creating a hospitality talent pipeline in Chattanooga. Whether you’re a hiring manager or an educator, this is the session for you. A facilitated panel of hospitality and education leaders will share how they’re working together to develop future-ready students to fill available jobs. Make connections to help your student start a hospitality career or to find candidates to be your next great employee.
10:30-11:30 a.m. | Tourism Marketing Trends
Presented by: Miles Partnership
Learn how to navigate unique challenges and opportunities of travel and tourism marketing in 2019 – a session lead by Miles Partnership, a national leader in travel and tourism marketing and the Chattanooga CVB’s new lead marketing agency. Miles Partnership will share the latest research, trends, and technologies with examples from around the world. Learn what’s new, what’s hot and what is making an impact in the world of marketing, new media, travel and tourism.