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DMO Bootcamp Hits all the Key Issues

In collaboration with the Ohio Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus, the Ohio Travel Association offers a DMO Bootcamp for visitors bureaus. The intensive workshop takes place prior to the Ohio Conference on Travel. Topics include board governance, building relationships with local officials, responding to naysayers, crisis management and assessing financial vitality.

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You're Invited to a Hunting Works for Ohio Partner Luncheon

If your business or destination relies on spending by hunters, consider coming to the free Hunting Works for Ohio Partnership Luncheon, Sept. 17 at Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo. In addition to hearing about the goals of Hunting Works for Ohio, you'll be able to participate in a clay bird shoot for beginners or experienced marksmen.

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Upcoming Keynote Speaker Dennis Snow Gives a Taste of OCOT Presentation

With the Ohio Conference on Travel up and coming, we’re getting revved up about it, and we want you to feel just as excited as we are! For the next few weeks, we’re interviewing some of our keynote speakers about their upcoming presentations at OCOT to give you a taste of all you can expect at the conference itself. This week, we interviewed Dennis Snow, a nationally-known speaker that knows customer service inside and out. Snow has over 20 years with the Walt Disney Company, in addition to his many skills and experiences in speaking, authoring, training, and consulting.

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Huntley Named Chair of Ohio Business Coalition for Education

To help encourage business careers as a student choice, MBA Research and the Ohio Department of Education have formed the Ohio Business Coalition for Education and have named OTA’s Melinda Huntley as chair through June 2019.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Does Your Business Depend on Hunters? Show Your Support and Learn More

    Cardinal Shooting Center,

    September 17, 2018
    2:00-4:00PM

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  • Training for Ohio's Convention & Visitors Bureaus

    Cedar Point at Melt Bar and Grilled

    September 25, 2018
    10:00AM-3:00PM

  • Cedar Point - Hotel Breakers

    September 25-27, 2018

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September 19-21, 2018

CenStates Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference

Renaissance Savery Hotel, Des Moines IA

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September 25-27, 2018

Ohio Conference on Travel

Cedar Point - Hotel Breakers

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Employment Opportunities

09/18/2018

Marketing Manager

Experience Columbus

Columbus, Ohio

The marketing manager develops, implements, and maintains marketing strategies and activities in direct support of the convention sales and services efforts of the organization.

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