2020 New York State Tourism Conference - Schedule

The New York State Conference Committee is pleased to present the 2020 line up of Key Notes, General Sessions, Training and Educational Tracks crafted with the New York State Tourism Industry in mind. We know there are many virtual programs and events and look forward to spending the next few days learning, growing and sharing together.


Monday, November 16

10:00 am
Jack Johnson, Destinations International

11:00 am
Tourism Advisory Council Meeting

12:00 pm
NYSTC Opening Remarks

12:15 pm
Tourism Recovery Improvement Districts Panel

1:30 pm
Marketplace Opens
One-on-One and Virtual Meeting Sessions
Book Your Appointments and Session via the Exhibit Hall

2:15 - 2:55 pm
Break - Don't miss the Photo Booth!

3:00 pm
Marketplace Resumes

5:00 pm
Virtual Happy Hour!

Tuesday, November 17

9:00 am
Adam Sacks, Tourism Economic; An Oxford Economics Company

10:00 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Break The Ice Media to review how the day will work

10:20 am
Partners Panel: NYS Agency Commissioners

11:30 am

Educations Tracks - Click Here to Register Choose One

  1. Destination Optimization – Creating Consumer Confidence to Drive Recovery
  2. Inside Your Recent Visitors Mind - Key Metrics To Stay Ahead

12:45 pm
Lunch with Peter Greenberg

2:00 pm

Educations Tracks - Click Here to Register Choose One

  1. How To Create Product Partnerships Born From Crisis That Will Endure
  2. Meeting On Meetings: How We Rebuild The Meeting And Events Industry In NYS

3:15 pm
A Multi-State Perspective: Aligning Our Deliverables With Travel Sentiment

4:30 pm

Virtual Happy Hour - The National Comedy Center and Tour Chautauqua bring us a laugh with comedian Steven Rogers

Wednesday, November 18

9:30 am
Keynote by Huntley A. Lawrence, Director of Aviation, Port Authority NY & NJ

10:45 am
I Love New York Semi Annual Review with Ross Levi

12:00 pm
Closing Remarks

New York State Tourism Conference