2020 TOURISM SUMMIT SCHEDULE

 
 8:30AM    Registration
 
 9:00AM    Opening and Welcome
 
 9:30AM    Keynote 

                       Kyle Scheele - Build a Better World: How to Close the Gap Between the World That Is and the World That Could Be

 

 10:40AM   Breakouts, Session 1

                       Digital Marketing - Melody Smith & Katie Stadius

                       Sales - Cindy Novotny

                       Dream Big, Start Small - Kyle Scheele

                       Priority Management - Scott Carley

                       Customer Service - Doug Kennedy

                       Texas and Galveston Hotel & Lodging Associations - Neil Patel and Stephanie Haynes

                       Business Buzz, The Importance of Regional Advertising - Amy Scott

                       Arts & Culture Taskforce - Open Discussion

                       Wellness Hub: Yoga - SUP Gulf Coast

 

 11:20AM   Networking, Expo & Lunch
 
 12:45PM   Panel

                       Results: Galveston Tourism Market Research Findings

                           *  Arrivalist

                           *  Gray Research Solutions 

                           *  JLL | Hotels & Hospitality Group

                           *  Longwoods International USA Inc.

 

 2:00PM    Beach & Beyond Expo
 2:30PM    Breakouts, Session 2

                       Digital Marketing - Melody Smith & Katie Stadius

                       Sales - Cindy Novotny

                       Dream Big, Start Small - Kyle Scheele

                       Priority Management - Scott Carley

                       Customer Service - Doug Kennedy

                       Short Term Rental Tips - Kay Terry

                       Business Buzz, How to effectively connect with local news organizations - Michael Smith

                       Birding Taskforce - Open Discussion

                       Wellness Hub: Yoga - SUP Gulf Coast

 

 3:20PM    Breakouts, Session 3

                       Marketing - Galveston.com

                       Sales - Cindy Novotny

                       Dream Big, Start Small - Kyle Scheele

                       Priority Management - Scott Carley

                       Conquering Complaints - Doug Kennedy

                       Nauti by Nature - Getting to know the Park Board and CVB - Panel

                       Boating & Fishing Taskforce - Open Discussion

                       Wellness Hub: Yoga - SUP Gulf Coast

 

 4:00PM    Taste of Galveston, Beach & Beyond Expo and Grand Prize Raffle

2020 GALVESTON ISLAND TOURISM SUMMIT