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ODOT Reopens Comment Period for Changes to Tourist-Oriented Directional Signage Program

ODOT is proposing some changes to the Tourist-Oriented Directional Signage program and is opening up these suggestions for your comments. Please read through these changes and let them (and us) know what you think.

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OTA Continues to Protect Ohio Jobs and Businesses Faced with J-1 Threats

Seeking congressional co-sponsors and pushing to require rule-making following due process of seeking stakeholder input and identifying the economic impact of decisions.

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New iPhone X Expected to Shift Trends in Travel Industry

Given the release of the newest iPhone X, available for pre-order in October, new trends are expected to emerge, influencing travel and technology. From mainstream augmented reality to enhanced mobile usability, new features are expected to be game changers for the travel industry. Learn the new features of the iPhone and how they are expected to shift marketing trends.

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More than Three Dozen Ohio Business Leaders Take Part in Congressional Travel Talks

The Ohio Travel Association staff was on the road during the month of August to make sure you had the opportunity to talk to some of your federal lawmakers. Through a partnership with U.S. Travel Association, Travel Talks were held with U.S. Representatives Marcy Kaptur, Pat Tiberi and Bill Johnson. More than three dozen industry leaders took part in the conversations, which was so important as they represent constituents and could give district perspectives of decisions in DC.

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Deadline is Oct. 20, 2017 at 2 p.m.

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Employment Opportunities

09/28/2017

Marketing Director

Experience Columbus

The Marketing Director is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining marketing strategies and activities in direct support of the convention sales and services efforts of Experience Columbus. Also responsible for directing the day-to-day activities of the Marketing Manager.

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09/21/2017

Visitor Information & Registration Specialists

Experience Columbus

The Visitor Information & Registration Specialists will provide visitors and clients with an extraordinary impression of Experience Columbus and the Columbus destination. The Visitor Information & Registration Specialists are deployed as needed and have two primary responsibilities: to provide visitor information and to staff registration tables at conventions.

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09/21/2017

Graphic Designer

Experience Columbus

This position is an in-house graphic designer that supports all departments of Experience Columbus and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. The designer is responsible for creating visual and online marketing and advertising material and managing production with outside vendors.

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