12/12/18

Registration is now open for 2019 Agri/Eco - Tourism Workshop

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FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Press Contact: Erin Lenz at 402-471-3797, or erin.lenz@nebraska.gov
Workshop Contact: Karen Kollars at 308-249-3220 or karen.kollars@nebraska.gov

Registration is now open for 2019 Agri/Eco-Tourism Workshop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LINCOLN, Neb. (December 12, 2018) – Register now for the 2019 Nebraska Agri/Eco–Tourism Workshop, presented by the Nebraska Tourism Commission and partners. Learn how to start, grow and market a successful agri/eco-tourism business at this workshop held in Ord, Nebraska, February 26-28, 2019.

“Nebraska has much to offer travelers who are looking for an adventure in our wide open plains. Not only does this workshop offer insightful information and successful examples on how to cater to those travelers, it offers valuable networking opportunities to those in agritourism or ecotourism businesses as well,” said John Ricks, Nebraska Tourism executive director.

The workshop will kick-off on Tuesday afternoon at Bootleg Brewers, a brewery tucked away in the middle of the Sandhills outside of Taylor, Nebraska that offers fresh brewed beer, and a home cooked meal. The workshop will begin with a Nebraska Tourism Commission meeting followed by dinner at the brewery.

On Wednesday, enjoy behind-the-scenes tours of successful agri/eco-tourism businesses. Located on Switzer Ranch, Calamus Outfitters offers river adventures, bird watching, ecotours and more; Comstock Premier Lodge provides cozy accommodations as well as guided hunting and ranch tours featuring a diverse herd of bison; and Rowse’s 1+1 offers tourists a dude ranch work-ation, giving them firsthand experience of day to day life on a working ranch. Later that evening and back by popular demand, network with industry members while trying local food, wine and beer at the Taste & Feel event.

On Thursday, walk away with practical tips after attending educational sessions focused on effective marketing, business sustainability and more. The workshop will wrap up Thursday night with a social event and a performance at the Golden Husk in Ord.

Additional information including registration, lodging and a full schedule of workshop events can be found here: https://visitnebraska.com/media/industry/2019-agri-eco-tourism-workshop

     

For more information about travel, events and unique destinations in Nebraska, order your free travel guide today at VisitNebraska.com. Then stay connected with Nebraska Tourism on our Visit Nebraska Facebook page, on Twitter, on Pinterest, on Instagram and on YouTube.
 
The mission of the Nebraska Tourism Commission is to expand Nebraska’s dynamic and diverse travel industry making it more viable by creating awareness, attracting increased visitors which results in greater tourism revenue and economic gain throughout the state. To learn more, go to VisitNebraska.com.

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