Lt. Governor’s Tourism Summit Brings 500 Industry Professionals To New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – More than 500 tourism professionals from around the state will gather in New Orleans for the annual Lt. Governor’s Tourism Summit from Tuesday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal St.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will headline the conference with a state of the industry address Thursday afternoon at 12:15 p.m. His address will include the announcement of the REEL Louisiana video contest winners, which asked filmmakers to show, in 90 seconds or less, what makes Louisiana such a unique place. Nungesser will also kick off a rebranding initiative for Louisiana tourism and encourage feedback from the industry.
The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOCVB) has partnered with the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association to help host the hospitality and tourism conference
Throughout the three-day conference, participants will attend educational breakout sessions and workshops addressing the latest industry trends. The Tourism Summit will also feature a marketing update from Louisiana Office of Tourism Assistant Secretary Kyle Edmiston.