7:30 - 8:30 am:                       Sponsor Set-up

8:00 - 9:00 am:                        Registration

9:00 - 10:00 am:                      Keynote Speaker

How to Think Small with Matthew Hoagland 

10:00 - 10:15 am:                    Break

10:00 – 11:15 am:                   Breakout Session I

A. Marketing in a Post Corona World – Advance Travel & Tourism with Digital & Jay Markwalter with DMO’s best practices

B. Best Practices of Dining & Nightlife – Karen Brenner

C. Photo Session with Brent Templeton – Brent Templeton


 11:15 – 11:30am:                   Break

 11:30 am – 1:00 pm:            Lunch with Keynote Speaker – Jay                                                   Markwalter, Mark Jaronski

 1:15 – 2:15 pm:                     Breakout Session II

A. How various agencies can work together – Janet Cochran, Cheryl Smith and Elyse Cochran with GA Power

B. Funding for small rural areas – Ann Arnold, Valerie Gilreath (Grant Writer), Tracy Sanchez

C. Best Practices for using video to market your destination – Jennifer Camacho with Plot My Story 


2:15 – 2:30pm:                       Break

2:30 – 3:30pm:                       Breakout Session III

A. Overcoming the challenges of small budget & limited staff    
B. Parks & Outdoor Spaces – Wander GA in Clayton, GA , Atlanta Trails, Kelly Howington (Red Top Mountain State Park)

C. Group Travel Update – STS, Jay Markwalter and Brenda Tidwell (Leisure Time)


 3:30 – 4:00 pm:                      Wrap Up/Prizes



​​​​schedule (tentative topics)

Sunday, February 27

Monday, February 28

2:00 - 4:00 pm:                Check-In/Registration

3:00 - 4:30 pm:                 Sunday Session 
 
5:00 - 7:00 pm:                 Savoy Tour & Night out in                                                         Cartersville