Tucson Travel Summit
2021 Tucson Travel Summit
Due to increased concerns about the rapidly spreading COVID-19 delta variant, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the Tucson Travel Summit. The health and safety of our community is our top priority.
Reconnect with Tucson and Southern Arizona’s travel and tourism businesses and community leaders at the inaugural 2021 Tucson Travel Summit!
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Casino Del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757 (directions)
The inaugural Tucson Travel Summit is a morning of networking, learning, and promoting the travel and tourism industry as a community shared value.
- Tourism does that? A look at the 2020-21 visitor profile and economic impact.
- Metro Tucson Tourism Master Plan – Visit Tucson partnerships building a vibrant community
- Tourism Recovery Plan – How Visit Tucson and tourism businesses are collaborating to rebuild a strong local economy
We are delighted to bring Rohit Bhargava to Tucson as our keynote speaker. Rohit Bhargava is an innovation and marketing expert and the founder of the Non-Obvious Company. He spent 15 years as a marketing strategist for Ogilvy and Leo Burnett, is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of five business books and also teaches marketing and innovation at Georgetown University. Meet Rohit here.
8-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. Tourism: A Community Shared Value – presentations by Visit Tucson’s Executive Team
9:30-10:30 a.m. Rohit Bhargava, keynote speaker - Trust, Marketing, Branding & Storytelling
10:30-11 a.m. Networking Break
11-11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
- How to maximize your company’s messaging to Mexico travelers – Felipe Garcia and Marisol Vindiola, Visit Tucson
- Social media for small businesses – James Jefferies, Visit Tucson
Whether for a business meeting or to reconnect with a colleague, consider staying for lunch at one of Casino Del Sol’s many excellent restaurants. Check out dining options here.
Visit Tucson Partner:
- By Aug. 31 - $60 per person
- After Aug. 31 - $75 per person
- By Aug. 31 - $80 per person
- After Aug. 31 - $95 per person
COVID-19 Health & Safety Precautions – Visit Tucson will follow CDC health and safety guidelines for this in-person event. We will update guidelines as we get closer to the Sept. 22 event.
We look forward to seeing you on September 22!
For additional information please contact Vanessa Bechtol, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Visit Tucson, 520-770-2169, VBechtol@VisitTucson.org.