The Pennsylvania Tourism Summit will take place at the Hilton Harrisburg on October 19-21, 2021.
This in-person event will bring together all sectors of Pennsylvania's travel and tourism industry for two days of insightful and meaningful content and networking.
Schedule & Speakers Stay tuned for announcements on event speakers. In the meantime, the general event framework is ready so you can block time for session topics of interest.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 3:00-5:00 p.m. DMO Council Meeting
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20 8:00-8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast in the Tradeshow Marketplace 9:00-10:00 a.m. Welcome & Industry Report 10:15-11:15 a.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout #1: Customer Service & Marketing, presented by Sarah Benoit Breakout #2: Working with Influencers, Bloggers & Travel Writers 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout #1: Google, presented by Miles Partnership Breakout #2: Brochure Dos & Don'ts 12:45-1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch 2:00-3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions Breakout #1: Navigating Cultural Change, presented by Sarah Benoit Breakout #2: Leaning on Your Neighbor, presented by Madden Media 3:30-5:00 p.m. General Session: Travel & Data forecasts, presented by Adam Sacks 6:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey (transportation provided)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Tradeshow Marketplace opens 9:00-10:15 a.m. Keynote on Unconscious Bias, Diversity & Inclusion 10:45-11:45 a.m. General Session: Kiss Your Customers, presented by Andy Masters 12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch & PA Tourism Office Update 1:45-3:45 p.m. Tourism Partnership Meeting 1:45-3:45 p.m. PR Council Meeting
Accommodations The conference hotel is the Hilton Harrisburg, 1 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101. As of October 5, the Hilton Harrisburg is sold out over the dates of the Summit. Rooms may open so call the hotel at (717) 233-6000 to check. Other options showing availability are the Crowne Plaza (23 S. Second St., Harrisburg) or the Penn Harris Hotel by Wyndham (1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill).