Winter Conference 2020

GACVB's annual Winter Conference - your early 2020 opportunity for statewide destination marketing and management networking. Join your peers and new friends for this fun multi-day event of networking and leadership development. Tourism professionals will join together with industry services partners and hospitality affiliates to share successes and find solutions in promotions and product development. 


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Get ready for the 2nd Winter Wine Toss Fundraiser

(all meeting information updated 2/20/20)

  • General Sessions including Branding on Social, Workforce Development, Explore Georgia department update and more ! 
  • Reception & Dinner at Wild Adventures Theme Park (NEW tourism product - New Discovery Outpost) 
  • Peer to Peer Panel Sessions and Networking events
  • Digital Marketing integration sessions
  • Destination Development Sessions 
  • Attendee-sourced sharing of applicable obstacles and success 
  • Executives Lounge (launched NEW in 2019)
  • Leadership Development opportunities (Leadership Excellence Certification / LEC courses) and additional interactive Leadership training sessions
  • GACVB General Business Meeting & Advocacy / Legislative Update

Your event venues and conference lodging are just two of the reasons not to miss this continued education of travel marketing trends and case studies in tourism-based economic development. Don't miss this invitation to be welcomed by Host Sponsor Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center & Tourism Authority