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Tourism Works for West Tennessee

September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Join industry and community leaders from across West Tennessee to learn more about the value of tourism in growing local and regional economies. All tourism attractions, CVBs, Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development Organizations, City and County Officials, General Assembly Members and the Media are all invited to attend this summit at Discovery Park of America Tues., Sept. 24, 2019.

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Schedule of Events
8 a.m. Breakfast
8:40 a.m. Welcome – Rep. Mark White
Welcome to Obion County and Recognition of State and Local leaders – Lindsay Frilling
Welcome to Discovery Park of America and Site Overview – Scott Williams
9 a.m. Introduction of Panel and Moderators – Scott Williams
Panel members – Commissioner Mark Ezell with Tennessee Department of Tourism, Commissioner Charlie Hatcher with Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Assistant Commissioner of Community and Rural Development Sammie Arnold
Moderators – Re. Mark White, Rob Mortensen and Marty Marbry
9:45 a.m. Break
10 a.m. Round Table Discussions
11:15 a.m. Panels respond to round table discussions
11:50 a.m. Next Steps – Re. Mark White
12 p.m. Summit Adjourn

Sponsored by: West Tennessee Economic Development Caucus, Tennessee Hospitality and Tourism Association, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Discovery Park of America and Leadership Tennessee


September 24, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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