Special Alert

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 bchambers@columbiacvb.com or Mandi Engram at mengram@columbiaauthority.com.

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