2017 Visitor Services Summit

Visitor Services Summit

July 16, 2024 | Tampa, FL, USA

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The Visitor Services Summit is a gathering of visitor experience and community engagement professionals. Join us as we focus on re-envisioning the purpose and value of the visitor center and how we engage with our communities, visitors, and residents. Learn from your peers as we share best practices, opportunities, and new innovations.

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Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, July 16

Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

General Session

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

General Session

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

General Session

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Table Topics

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Networking Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

General Session

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Table Topics

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing Session

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Attendees by Job Level

Visitor Services Summit welcomes attendees from all job levels. Whether you're just starting out or you have years of experience under your belt, you'll find colleagues in the same career path as yourself!

  • 10%
    Entry Level
  • 44%
  • 33%
  • 13%
    Executive Level/CEO

Attendees by Budget Size

Attendees come from destinations of all shapes and sizes. Network with peers from your budget group, or meet people from cities large and small.

  • 30%
    Greater than $10 million
  • 31%
    $5-$10 million
  • 39%
    Less than $5 million

Event Location

JW Marriott Tampa Water Street: starting at US$239/night + taxes & fees

Tampa Marriott Water Street: starting at US$199/night + taxes & fees

Cutoff Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024 or when rooms sell out. Hotel booking links will be provided in your event registration confirmation email.

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Additional Hotels

We are pleased to offer a group block rate at several nearby properties.