2015 National Extension Tourism Conference: Coast to Coast Tourism Matters

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The National Extension Tourism (NET) design team invites you to the 2015 National Extension Tourism Conference: Coast to Coast Tourism Matters in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center, October 27 – 29, 2015.

At the conference you will hear from top professionals, participate in interactive tourism presentations and learn about current tourism development best practices. Keynote speakers are adventure tourism author and consultant Carol Patterson, President of Kalahari Management, Inc., and Kelly de Schaun, Executive Director of the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees. Also included are featured speakers Mary Mulvey, CEO of EcoTourism Ireland, and Dr. Will Brown, Director of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management program at Texas A&M University.

Session topics also include: Rural Tourism Development; Community and Regional Planning; AgriTourism; Heritage and Cultural Tourism, Nature-based Tourism; Tourism Research; and more.

You will meet people from across the nation and learn what extension is doing for local communities and businesses. Field experience tours of local tourism destinations are included. Registration for the conference is open.

For more information visit the NET 2015 Conference website: http://extensiontourism.net/conference/.

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