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02/02/12
2012 Agri/Eco Conference

Presentations:

D. Snitily - Social Media Strategy
T. Reese - Reconnecting people to food and farming
D. Kerstetter - Effective marketing for sustainable tourism businesses
Networking with the Presenters 
B. Skiles - Insurance & Property Risk Management
A. Sandeen - I Wanna Go There! ... How to Pull Off Exceptional Activities and Events (Event Logic)
A. Sandeen - I Wanna Go There! ... How to Pull Off Exceptional Activities and Events 
B. Puschendorf - Heritage Tourism

10/28/11
2011 Travel Conference

2011 Travel Conference Presentations:

Social Media 101
Presented by Muriel Clark, North Platte/Lincoln County CVB

Promoting Partnerships: Using Your Neighbors to Grow Your Tourism
Presented by Barbara Wold

The Essentials for Successful Small City Branding and the Fifteen Ground Rules for Community Tourism Success
Presented by Bill Baker, Total Destination Marketing

Finding Your Social Media Champions
Presented by Becky McCray

Strategies for a Changing World…How to Prosper in Today’s Economy
Presented by Barbara Wold

It’s the Issue, Not the Person
Presented by Dave Mitchell, The Leadership Difference

Becoming Resilient!
Presented by Dave Mitchell, The Leadership Difference

Agri-Culinary Tourism: What Is It and How Can You Make It Work for You?
Presented by Lovoni Walker, Fabulous Food Creations, Inc.

Marketing Update
Presented by Dave Snitily, Snitily Carr

Return on Investment for Events/Festivals Roundtable
Presented by Shannon Gray, North Star Ideas

03/23/11
2011 Agri/Eco Conference

Workshop Presentations and Resource Information:

Changing Lens', Changing Focus 
Stan Meador

Pass the Binoculars 
Stan Meador

I've Seen the Birds 
Connie Francis and Randy Cantrell

Connecting with the Media 
Shannon Peterson, Gary Peterson, Mark Baumert and Lori Potter

How to Do Your Own Feasibility Study 
Paul Burgener and Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

What Flew and What Flopped 
Stan Meador

The Economics of Conservation 
Hod Kosman

07/07/10
2010 Travel Conference Information

Registration for the 2010 Nebraska Travel Conference is now closed. If you are planning to attend but have not registered, please sign-up in person at the conference registration desk at The Cornhusker, a Marriott Hotel.

2010 Travel Conference Award Winners:


Henry Fonda Award – Chard Hirsh
 


Friend of Tourism – Jim Pearson
 


Outstanding Event for a Community up to 9,999 – Nebraska’s Big Rodeo
 


Outstanding Event for a Community of more than 10,000 – Kool-Aid Days
 


Outstanding Regional Association – Beatrice 20/20 Vision
 


Outstanding Tourism Campaign – Scotts Bluff County Tourism
 


Outstanding Tourism Publication – Lexington Visitors Guide
 


Outstanding Web site (tie) – Nebraska Association of Bed and Breakfasts
 


Outstanding Tourist Attraction – Cedar Run ATV Trail at Harlan Lake
 


Outstanding Nature Tourism Entity – Calamus Outfitters/Switzer Ranch
 


Crystal Compass – Bob Sautter

04/10/09
2009 Heartland Byways Conference

Thanks to everyone who attended the Heartland Byways Conference April 5–7 in Omaha. More than 75 byways representatives from six different states participated, learning from each other’s experiences and entertaining and informative speakers.