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August 30, 2019

2021 Ohio Conference on Travel RFP

Deadline is August 30

Ohio Travel Association

Deadline for 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel RFP is August 30.

Conference RFP PDF

Bid Proposal Cover Letter PDF

Host Destination Bid Specifications for the 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel



What is the Ohio Conference on Travel?
The Ohio Conference on Travel is a three-day conference produced by the Ohio Travel Association and specially crafted for travel industry professionals across the state. It is three days filled with top-notch educational programming, peer interaction and social events. This is the state travel conference for Ohio.

Benefits of Hosting the Ohio Conference on Travel
Hosting the Ohio Conference on Travel is a huge honor and recognition opportunity. From a large presence in front of the Ohio travel industry to local visibility and economic impact, this three-day event showcases numerous advantages. Sponsoring organizations receive an exhibit booth, distribution of your promotional literature, special VIP invites, complimentary registrations and more. Please see the sponsorship value section on page five for more details.

Educational Programming
Conference features some of the industry’s top nationally-known speakers and experts each year. These speakers provide content covering current trends and issues that impact Ohio’s travel industry.

Recognition and Awards
The RUBY Awards recognize the outstanding achievements in marketing, advertising and public relations produced by travel industry members over the last year. RUBY stands for recognizing uncommon brilliance in the travel industry. RUBY Awards and the Citation of Excellence Awards are presented during the annual Ohio Conference on Travel. Awards are presented for excellence in 16 different categories.

The Paul Sherlock Award, the industry’s highest honor in the state, is presented to an individual who has exemplified excellence in the travel industry. Each year, a recipient’s career achievement and tireless efforts toward our industry are recognized during the award presentation at the Ohio Conference on Travel.

The Emerging Leader Award honors budding travel leaders. This award is given to an individual who meets the following criteria: under 15 years of professional experience in the travel industry but a minimum of five years in the industry, a current OTA member, a commitment and passion for the industry, completion of some type of continuing education and recognition of leadership.

The Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy is designed to develop future leaders of our industry. This premier academy is specifically for professionals in Ohio’s travel

industry and is open to candidates representing the full scope of the travel industry. The annual graduation is held at conference.

Who Attends?
During this three-day event, Ohio attendees represent attractions, hotels, transportation, museums, CVBs, ferries, wineries, breweries and more. CEOs, directors, managers and rising stars from the travel industry attend.

2021 Ohio Conference on Travel
Bid Specifications

Dates
Preferred dates are in this order:

  • 6-8, 2021
  • 13-15, 2021
  • 20-22, 2021

* The pattern of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is preferred

 

 

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2019-08-30 2019-08-30 America/Detroit 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel RFP Deadline for 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel RFP is August 30. Conference RFP PDF Bid Proposal Cover Letter PDF Host Destination Bid Specifications for the 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel What is the Ohio Conference on Travel?The Ohio Conference on Travel is a three-day conference produced by the Ohio Travel Association and specially crafted for travel industry professionals across the state. It is three days filled with top-notch educational programming, peer interaction and social events. This is the state travel conference for Ohio. Benefits of Hosting the Ohio Conference on TravelHosting the Ohio Conference on Travel is a huge honor and recognition opportunity. From a large presence in front of the Ohio travel industry to local visibility and economic impact, this three-day event showcases numerous advantages. Sponsoring organizations receive an exhibit booth, distribution of your promotional literature, special VIP invites, complimentary registrations and more. Please see the sponsorship value section on page five for more details. Educational ProgrammingConference features some of the industry’s top nationally-known speakers and experts each year. These speakers provide content covering current trends and issues that impact Ohio’s travel industry. Recognition and AwardsThe RUBY Awards recognize the outstanding achievements in marketing, advertising and public relations produced by travel industry members over the last year. RUBY stands for recognizing uncommon brilliance in the travel industry. RUBY Awards and the Citation of Excellence Awards are presented during the annual Ohio Conference on Travel. Awards are presented for excellence in 16 different categories. The Paul Sherlock Award, the industry’s highest honor in the state, is presented to an individual who has exemplified excellence in the travel industry. Each year, a recipient’s career achievement and tireless efforts toward our industry are recognized during the award presentation at the Ohio Conference on Travel.The Emerging Leader Award honors budding travel leaders. This award is given to an individual who meets the following criteria: under 15 years of professional experience in the travel industry but a minimum of five years in the industry, a current OTA member, a commitment and passion for the industry, completion of some type of continuing education and recognition of leadership. The Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy is designed to develop future leaders of our industry. This premier academy is specifically for professionals in Ohio’s travel industry and is open to candidates representing the full scope of the travel industry. The annual graduation is held at conference. Who Attends?During this three-day event, Ohio attendees represent attractions, hotels, transportation, museums, CVBs, ferries, wineries, breweries and more. CEOs, directors, managers and rising stars from the travel industry attend. 2021 Ohio Conference on Travel Bid Specifications DatesPreferred dates are in this order: 6-8, 2021 13-15, 2021 20-22, 2021 * The pattern of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday is preferred     Ohio Travel Association