Wisconsin Fall Tourism Convention

The Wisconsin Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus invites you to the 18th Annual Wisconsin Fall Tourism Convention, November 6 & 7, 2014.   With the theme "Destination Ahead", the 24-hour convention will help your organization move ahead in the rapidly-changing tourism and hospitality marketplace.   The convention agenda and online registration will be available in early September.  

Location & Lodging: The convention will be held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield in Brookfield.  To make room reservations, call 262-364-1100, press 2, and mention the “WI Fall Tourism Convention."

Sponsorship Opportunities - WACVB invites you to be a Wisconisn Fall Tourism Convention sponsor or exhibitor.  Learn more.... 

Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazer Awards - Now accepting applications for the best Wisconsin tourism marketing and partnership campaigns.  Awards will be presented by WACVB and WI Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett at the WI Fall Tourism Convention.  Apply online & Learn more...

 

CONVENTION AGENDA

Thursday, November 6 2014
Time Events
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CONVENTION REGISTRATION

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield

 

 

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

OPENING LUNCHEON AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

The State of The American Traveler

The American leisure travel market is rapidly evolving. The Internet, Web 2.0, safety concerns, gasoline prices, and changing product offerings have all collided in recent years to create a new and ever-shifting travel landscape. Using data collected in its bi-annual survey of leisure travelers, Destination Analysts will make sense of these changes and help you move forward with confidence by understanding the State of the American Traveler.

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

REPEAT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

MARKETPLACE AND RECEPTION

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Brookfield Dine Around

Friday, November 7 2014
Time Events
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

REGISTRATION

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

WI DEPT. OF TOURISM UPDATE & WISCONSIN TRAILBLAZER AWARDS CEREMONY

Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett gives us insight into the latest happenings at the state agency and then joins WACVB in recognizing the best in Wisconsin tourism marketing and partnership efforts.

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

REPEAT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

CLOSING SESSION

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Session

Fall Convention Sponsors

Wisconsin Tourism Partners

  • SportsWisconsin.com
  • WITourismFederation.org
  • Meetinwisconsin.com
  • TravelWisconsin.com