2021 NYSTIA Annual Meeting and Tourism Excellence Awards

We are excited to present the 2021 NYSTIA Annual Meeting and Tourism Excellence Awards in Chautauqua County, NY. This in person event will be out first gathering since 2019 and we are excited to see faces, share stories and plan for 2022.

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$375 Member rate includes all sessions, meals, transportation and entertainment as described in the itinerary.


BOOK YOUR ROOM at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel using the discounted NYSTIA rate today.

If you will be requiring the Government Rate, please call Chautauqua Harbor Hotel (716) 489-2800.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 20

NYSTIA Board of Directors Session #1: 1 PM to 5 PM in the Columbia Room

FAM Tour - Explore Chautauqua: 2 PM to 5 PM
Anticipate a 2:00 pm departure from the lobby of the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel with stops at the Lucy-Desi Museum, Roger Tory Peterson Institute, and Jackson Center ending with wine tasting back at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel.

Wine Tasting: 5:30 PM Wine tasting in the exhibit area at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel

Dinner: After 6:30 pm - Enjoy dinner with your NYSTIA friends and colleagues (not included in registration) onsite at the Lakehouse Tap and Grill or visit a local restaurant.


Thursday, October 21

TBD: Morning Cruise on Lake Chautauqua - time TBD

9 AM to 11 AM: NYSTIA Board of Directors Session #2 in the Columbia Room

11:30 AM to 1 PM: Annual Meeting & Member Luncheon

1:00 PM to 2 PM: Chautauqua: Understanding Transformational Tourism

2:00 PM to 4 PM: Partner Programs & Meetings - registration opens September 15
  • 10 x 10 partner presentations
  • 1:1 partner meetings

4:00 PM: Networking with Colleagues, Partners and Sponsors

4:45 PM: Shuttles begin to The National Comedy Center

Explore Jamestown or return to hotel first shuttle returns at 7:30 pm and will loop until 10:30 pm

10:00 PM: Final Shuttle back to hotel


Friday, October 22

8:00 AM: Board of Directors Meeting to Elect Officers

8:30 AM TPA Only Meeting - Ross Levi, Executive Director of Tourism, I Love New York

9:30 AM: Brunch:

With Thanks

Thank you to our Strategic Partners for supporting in 2021


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