Wisconsin Fall Tourism Conference
The Wisconsin Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus invites you to the 19th Annual Wisconsin Fall Tourism Conference, November 5 & 6, 2015. The 24-hour conference will help your organization will help you and your organization punch your ticket to success. The conference agenda is below.
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Location & Lodging: The conference will be held at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in Oshkosh. Room reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 920-230-1900 or 855-230-1900 and asking for the WACVB Fall Tourism block. The rate is $99.99 for single or double occupancy, plus taxes and $2 municipal parking fee.
Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities - WACVB invites you to be a Wisconsin Fall Tourism Conference exhibitor. Sponsor & Exhibitor opportunities have been sold. Learn more about exhibitor opportunities HERE,.
Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazer Awards - Awards for the best Wisconsin tourism marketing and partnership campaigns will be presented by WACVB and WI Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett at the WI Fall Tourism Convention. Applicantion deadline is October 2, 2015. Learn more...
REGISTRATION RATES & POLICIES: $125 for WACVB members & $140 for non-members. To receive the early bird rate, registration forms must be postmarked by October 9, 2015. Rates are $145 and $160 after the 9th. No refunds will be provided for prepaid registrations after October 30, 2015.
Thursday, November 5 2015
|11:00 AM - 4:30 PM||
|12:00 PM - 2:00 PM||
OPENING LUNCHEON AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
LEADERSHIP: YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS
|2:15 PM - 3:15 PM||
|3:15 PM - 3:30 PM||
|3:30 PM - 4:30 PM||
REPEAT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
|4:30 PM - 6:30 PM||
MARKETPLACE AND RECEPTION
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while networking with our sponsors and exhibitors. Visit every booth for a chance to win prizes from our host, the Oshkosh CVB.
|7:00 PM - 11:00 PM||
DINE AROUND & AFTERGLOW
Experience an array of dining options in Downtown Oshkosh, most within walking distance of The Best Western Premier Hotel. The Oshkosh CVB will be available at the registration to make dining reservations and recommendations. After dinner, join our local host for drink specials, desserts and entertainment in The Ground Round Bar, located in The Best Western Premier Hotel.
Friday, November 6 2015
|7:30 AM - 9:30 AM||
On site registration
|7:45 AM - 8:15 AM||
|8:15 AM - 9:00 AM||
WISCONSIN TRAILBLAZER AWARDS CEREMONY & WI DEPT. OF TOURISM UPDATE & CAMPAIGN PREVIEW
Join WACVB and Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett in recognizing the best in Wisconsin tourism marketing and partnership efforts. Sec. Klett will then give us insight into the latest happenings at the state agency and a 2016 marketing campaign preview.
|9:10 AM - 10:10 AM||
|10:20 AM - 11:20 AM||
REPEAT BREAKOUT SESSIONS
|11:30 AM - 12:30 PM||
Join us as we wrap up the 2015 conference with an inspirational message by Oshkosh educational leader Bob Beibel. We'll also announce the location of the 2016 conference. Speaker: Bob Beibel