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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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Return to Our Roots: Remembering the Power of Frontline Staff

After speaking to a group of frontline employees graduating from Visit Canton's STAR program, OTA Executive Director Melinda Huntley shares her thoughts on the power of the frontline and how to reconnect to our industry's purpose by stepping out now and then.

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New Ohio Trails Website is Looking for Your Trails

A new website has been launched to help outdoor enthusiasts find trails to explore in Ohio. Created by ODNR, this website is the result of the Ohio Trails Partnership, of which Ohio Travel Association has been involved with since the beginning. Now it's time to populate the site.

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"Buckeye" Chocolate and Peanut Butter Experiences Needed by an Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy Group

That's right! Those delicious chocolate and peanut butter treats that have become synonymous with Ohio may soon have their own 'trail.' As part of the Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy, some of the class members need your help in identifying unique chocolate Buckeyes in Ohio.

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June 18, 2018
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Museum Accessibility for Guests and Artists

Southeast Ohio History Center

Deadline to Register is 6/14

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Public Meeting to Provide Input for Ohio Trails Plan

Caesar Creek Visitor Center, 4020 N. Clarksville Rd., Waynesville

Offer Your Ideas on Developing, Connecting and Promoting Ohio's Trails

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Employment Opportunities

06/13/2018

Sports Tourism Manager

Lake Erie Shores & Islands CVB

Sandusky, Ohio

Lake Erie Shores & Islands CVB is seeking a Sports Tourism Manager for its Sandusky, Ohio office. The successful candidate will be responsible for sales activities, work closely with rights holders to ensure successful events, assist in event planning, and convert leads into booked business. Position is full-time, year-round, with full benefits.

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05/29/2018

Advertising Coordinator

Great Lakes Publishing

Columbus, Ohio

Great Lakes Publishing seeks an Advertising Coordinator for its Columbus, Ohio office. The successful candidate will provide support to the advertising team. Smart, hard-working, team-oriented people in this role have gone on to senior leadership positions in sales, production, digital and corporate management. Recent graduates should consider applying for this entry level position.  

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