March 17, 2011
Join the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau and The SC Tourism and Hospitality Educational Foundation (T.H.E. Foundation) for the next Hospitality Hotspotters program on Thursday, March 17, 2011. The cost of the session is only $15, which covers the cost of coffee and soda in the morning and a grilled chicken salad buffet lunch. The Hospitality Hotspotters program is a hospitality training program with a focus on hospitality, tourism, retail, entertainment, economic development and community organizations.
8:30 am Registration & Coffee/Soda
9:00 am Welcome, introductions and overview
9:15 am Finding Your Pot of Gold: Meeting Planners Share Secrets to Get Their Attention, featuring meeting planners from various market segments
10:30 am Morning Break
10:45 am Keep Your Swag from Getting Trashed: Selecting Top Promo Items
Travis Lindsey, Palmetto Promotions
Teri Pringle, Blue Flour Cookies
11:30 am Columbia Takes Off From Here
12:00 pm Lunch
*Destination Marketing Program employee registration is only $5.00. Please request your discount registration code from Barbara Chambers at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mandi Engram at email@example.com.