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Event Name:Oklahoma Conference on Tourism
Description:The Oklahoma Conference on Tourism is an annual event that helps Oklahoma's tourism industry work together to grow our attractions and communities. With the help of a line-up of experts, attendees are kept abreast of the latest trends, tactics and tools needed to maximize opportunity, energize marketing efforts and set the path to sustained growth. They gain insight into current and coming travel trends, share best practices with industry peers, and get real ideas on how to reach more prospective travelers every day. The Oklahoma Conference on Tourism is held in conjunction with the RedBud Awards.

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Event Date:05-15-17 - 05-16-17
Location:Meinders School of Business at OCU
NW 26th Street
(NW 26 & McKinley, west of Classen)
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

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Monday, May 15
12:00 - 5:00pm Exhibitor move-in / set rooms / AV check
Meinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University
3:00pm OTIA Board of Directors and Annual Meeting (Open to all members)
Meinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University
5:30pm Transportation departs from Embassy Suites OKC Downtown/Medical Center to Welcome Reception
6:00 - 8:00pm Welcome Reception
Location TBA
Tuesday, May 16 - DAYTIME
Meinders School of Business @ Oklahoma City University
2501 N Blackwelder Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Attire: Business casual/logo-wear
8:00am Registration, Exhibit Review, and Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 5:00pm 8 Educational Workshops, 3 Keynotes, Breakfast, Lunch, and Breaks
Meinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University
Tuesday, May 16 - EVENING
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Attire: Business professional
5:30pm Transportation to Oklahoma History Center for Redbud Awards Gala
6:00 - 7:00pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
A silent auction will be held during the RedBud Awards Gala. Proceeds will benefit tourism education programs. Auction item donations can be confirmed via the online registration form or by downloading this form
7:00 - 9:00pm Dinner and Presentation of RedBud Awards

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Transportation back to Embassy Suites OKC Downtown/Medical Center



Full Registration
Includes Monday evening welcome reception, Tuesday daytime educational sessions, all meals, breaks, and Tuesday evening RedBud Awards Gala.
  • Members - $265
  • Non-members - $295
RedBud Awards Gala ONLY
  • Members - $125/ticket
  • Non-members - $150/ticket

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Overnight Accommodations, May 15 and 16
Embassy Suites OKC Downtown/Medical Center
741 N. Phillips Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 239-3900 or online

$123/night, single/double
Cut-off: May 1, 2017    
You must identify yourself with the Oklahoma Conference on Tourism room block.
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