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September 9, 2020
11:00AM-12:00PM

2020 Appalachian Regional Commission's Summer Showcase

Online Webinar (Must Register with TourismOhio)

On Wednesday, September 9, at 11:00 AM, Director Mihalik and Matt MacLaren of TourismOhio will participate in the 2020 Appalachian Regional Commission’s Summer Showcase event “Attracting the Socially Distant Tourist.”

Many Appalachian communities have invested in their natural and cultural assets to build sustainable economic development plans. With social distancing and travel restrictions in place, the COVID crisis has forced a rethinking of these strategies.This discussion will ask how Appalachia’s tourist economy has pivoted to continue economic progress.

Director Mihalik will moderate a panel featuring Katy Brown of the Barter Theatre in Virginia, Jeff Lusk of the Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation in West Virginia, along with Matt.

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The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 7.

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2020-09-09 11:00:00 2020-09-09 11:00:00 America/Detroit 2020 Appalachian Regional Commission's Summer Showcase On Wednesday, September 9, at 11:00 AM, Director Mihalik and Matt MacLaren of TourismOhio will participate in the 2020 Appalachian Regional Commission’s Summer Showcase event “Attracting the Socially Distant Tourist.” Many Appalachian communities have invested in their natural and cultural assets to build sustainable economic development plans. With social distancing and travel restrictions in place, the COVID crisis has forced a rethinking of these strategies.This discussion will ask how Appalachia’s tourist economy has pivoted to continue economic progress. Director Mihalik will moderate a panel featuring Katy Brown of the Barter Theatre in Virginia, Jeff Lusk of the Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation in West Virginia, along with Matt. Register Here The deadline to register for this event is Monday, September 7. Online Webinar (Must Register with TourismOhio)