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National Endowment for the Humanities Announces Public Humanities Project Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities announces Public Humanities Project Grants, with applications due Aug. 9. This funding supports facilitation of community conversations, developing permanent or traveling exhibits and supporting interpretation of historic sites, neighborhoods and regions. These could support living history, guided tours, exhibitions and other public programs.

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OTA's Digital Advertising Survey Results

Digital advertising is constantly evolving, and as technology shifts, the travel industry must adapt to consumer-driven reach. Take a look at OTA's digital advertising survey. On average, respondents stated that they spend 31% of their marketing budget on digital advertising. The top three digital advertising topics organizations are most familiar with are social media marketing, email marketing and paid social. View the comprehensive survey and results to see how your organization ranks among other industry members. The results of this survey and areas of learning will be used to create future educational programs for your needs.

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Interview Tips for Hiring Great Customer Service

Employees are a representation of your brand. They are your product in action, and the best way to show off that product is by hiring the very best customer service representatives. Your staff members must effectively use their knowledge, skills and positive attitude to solve problems and represent your business every day.

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Establishing Partnership Through Unique Methods

Partner. Partner. Partner. We are all familiar with the mantra. Many times, travel businesses partner to bring new and unique experiences to their guests and customers. This doesn’t mean it’s easy. Some partnerships are hard to work out or seem farfetched, but unlikely pairings create more unique experiences. Here are a few suggestions on how to connect with business partners to create new relationships, expanding your market and boosting profits.

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July 12, 2017

Digital Advertising Focus on Tourism Workshop

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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July 13, 2017

Digital Advertising Focus on Tourism Workshop

Hyatt Place at The Yard in Grandview

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Employment Opportunities

06/23/2017

National Sales Manager

Experience Columbus

Promote and sell Columbus as a convention and meeting destination to associations, corporations and organizations within assigned market segments. Achieve specific annual individual and team room night and lead convention sales quotas when you apply for the National Sales Manager position.

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06/23/2017

Sales Manager

Experience Columbus

Promote and sell Columbus as a convention and meeting destination to associations, corporations and organizations within assigned market segments. Achieve specific annual individual and team room night and lead convention sales quotas when you apply for the Sales Manager position.

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06/15/2017

Marketing Director

Visit Grove City

Visit Grove City is now recruiting for a full-time Marketing Director. The Marketing Director is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing strategies and programs.

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