Navigating The Road To Recovery: Strategies & Tactics for Success in 2021

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 programing to support Grassroots Recovery Strategies, Advocacy & Policy Updates, Tourism Improvement & Recovery Districts, NYers-4-NY Campaign..and NETWORKING! The speakers and topics will be powerful and dynamic, the breaks will be fun and entertaining, 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 - Virtual Programming

Monday, November 16

10:00 am - Jack Johnson, Destinations International
11:00 am - Tourism Advisory Council Meeting
12:00 pm - Welcome
12:15 pm - Tourism Recovery Improvement District - Panel
1:30 pm - Marketplace Day Appointments & Presentations - Click here to review Exhibit Hall and Schedule
5:00 pm - Virtual Happy Hour

Tuesday, November 17

9:00 am - Adam Sacks, Tourism Economics
10:00 am - Welcome
10:20 am - Partners Panel: NYS Agency Commissioners
11:30 am - Educational Tracks
12:45 pm - Lunch Keynote: Peter Greenberg
2:00 pm - Educational Tracks
3:15 pm - A Multi-State Perspective: Aligning Our Deliverables With Travel Sentiment
4:30 pm - The National Comedy Center and Tour Chautauqua bring us a laugh with comedian Steven Rogers

Wednesday, November 18

9:30 am - Huntley A. Lawrence, Director of Aviation, Port Authority NY/NJ
10:45 am - I Love NY Semi-Annual Review with Ross Levi
12:00 pm - Closing Remarks

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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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