Marble Falls Riverbend Conference Center
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
8:45am - 3:45pm
Online Registration is Now Closed. Registrations will be taken On Site Tomorrow Morning.
TTIA is offering a one-day workshop series in August and October to provide educational content to help our small and rural members. Topics will vary from workshop to workshop and will cover such topics as Return on Investment, Social Media, Marketing, Research, Identifying & Working with Stakeholders, Organizational Skills and more.
Marble Falls - Riverbend Conference Center
708 1st St
Marble Falls, TX 78654Hotel Information:
Hampton Inn on the Lake
704 First St.
Marble Falls, Texas 78654
TTIA Rate: $85/night
Cut-off date: August 21, 2013
For reservations, contact the hotel at 1-800-hampton and ask
for the "TTI” rate.
Meeting is at the Riverbend Conference Center, walking distance from the
Hampton Inn on the Lake. Address is 708 First Street, Marble Falls, TX
78654. It’s across the parking lot from the hotel.
Cancellation PolicyFull refund until 5:00pm on Sunday, August 25. No
refunds after 5:00pm on Sunday, August 25. This cancellation policy helps us
ensure the most accurate counts possible for the event. For questions regarding
the cancellation policy, please contact the TTIA office at 512-328-8842.
As of 7/23/13 (subject to change)
*We recommend you bring a laptop or tablet to this workshop as a few of the sessions will be hands-on.
|8:45-9:30am ||Networking & Registration|
|9:30–9:35am||Welcome/Overview of TTIA|
|9:35–10:45am||Tourism Marketing: What Works and When|
Speaker: Daryl Whitworth, Regional Account Manager, Madden
Description: Explore the various stages of a travel
consumer’s buying decision and find
out what type of advertising works, when,
for destinations. Daryl will use data, case
studies and personal
experience to demonstrate what type of advertising is the most
the various stages of the travel buying process.
|11:00–12:10pm ||SUPER Social Media: Social Media Campaigns That Soar
Speaker: Sarah Page, Sarah T. Page Consulting LLC
Description: Post, tweet, pin, like. Lather, rinse, repeat.
Is your social media marketing
becoming routine? Do
you need some inspiration? This session will feature case studies
on successful social
media campaigns from other destinations in Texas and across the
We'll cover Facebook, Pinterest, blogging, Instagram, and more.
they did, how they did it, and why they were successful
|1:05 – 2:15pm||Organization – Made Easy with Online Tools & Mobile
Speaker: Fran Stephenson,
Principal, Step In Communication
Description: Fran will help us get organized and manage our time better with
tools and mobile apps that help us stay on track, manage our projects,
our social media channels more easily. From managing your
email glut with an add-on
like Active Inbox to full project management tools
like Asana, Fran will walk you step
by step through using these tools to make
your work and life easier.
|2:15 – 2:30pm||Break|
|2:30 – 3:40pm ||Why a LinkedIn
Company Page is a Smart Move for Economic Development, Sales Teams and SEO|
Speaker: Sheila Scarborough, Writer, Trainer, Speaker, Tourism Currents
Description: Poor LinkedIn; in all the hollering about
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., folks seem to overlook THE purely
business-focused social networking site. What the heck - it's only 225 million
people and one of the few strong B2B social channels, with a lot of SEO (search
engine optimization) impact. Interested? Bring your laptop and get ready to
beef up your LinkedIn Company Page so it can help you not only with tourism and
hospitality, but also for economic development and getting a little Google
Juice while you're at it.
|3:40 – 3:45pm||Q&A, Closing Remarks|Thank You To Our SponsorsPresenting Sponsor