The New York State Tourism Conference will be going virtual November 16-17-18. We promise this be an exciting, engaging and worthwhile program that will include education, food, beverage and NETWORKING! The speakers and topics will be powerful and dynamic, the breaks will be fun and entertaining and your time will be well spent with your tourism colleagues.

We are working to update the site and will keep you informed and eager to participate.


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New York State Tourism Conference
NEW DATE - November 16-18

The New York State Tourism Industry Association invites you to the Virtual New York State Tourism Conference. The details are still a work in progress - but, you will find them all here. Be sure to watch your NYSTIA newsletter to stay up to date and check here often.

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2020 New York State Tourism Conference - Be sure to check back for updates!

Updated May 27- Please check back and review e-blasts for the most up to date schedule including speakers and program.

Monday, November 16

8:00 am - Registration Opens
Check Back for a full listing of activities

Tuesday, November 17

Please check back for a full listing and schedule of sessions, seminars, networking and engagement

Wednesday, November 18

Morning session - concluding by noon.

Sunday, November 15
Guides Association of NYC Tours

Minimum of five particpants per tour.

Secrets of Grand Central Terminal with Joe Shvelak
Explore the magnificent Beaux Arts Terminal with its many secrets and grand spaces.
Stepping off at 4:00 pm from Grand Central Station $30

Tour Noir: A Dame To Guide For
A Dame To Guide For is sightseeing theater. It combines a walking tour of Lower Manhattan sights like Wall Street, City Hall, Woolworth Building, Foley Square, 5 Points, Chinatown, and Little Italy with an original film noir parody play. Departing from Hanover Square near the India House and end in Lt Petrosino Square in Cleveland Place in Soho. Length of the Tour: 2 hours $56

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf Goodman - The Stories, Life & Luxury of a New York Icon
Maria Gorshin will meet you at Grand Central Terminal with Roundtrip Transportation to Bergdorf Goodman. $30

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The New York State Tourism Industry Association works to advance statewide economic growth, employment and quality of life by realizing the potential of New York's tourism industry and facilitating the success of NYSTIA members. We are the catalyst for collaboration, cooperation and advocacy in the private sector of New York State's Tourism industry.

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