Univ. of Missouri Extension to Host Tourism Conference in Fredericktown

University of Missouri Extension will host a conference about using local assets to increase tourism revenues on Nov. 9 and 10, at Black River Electric Cooperative in Fredericktown, Mo.

The Community Heritage Tourism Conference will address such topics as hospitality, social media and web site strategies, agritourism, designing public spaces, customer service and marketing

The two-day conference will focus on increasing tourism dollars spent locally.  The goals of the conference include: helping businesses and tourism-related organizations increase their revenue, extending the stay of tourists, increasing access to essential resources, and decreasing business and organizational costs.

For more information and a full conference brochure visit extension.missouri.edu/madison.

The fee is $45 per person, payable in advance, which includes lunch on the second day.  Registration deadline is Nov. 2.  Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.  To register, contact the Madison County Extension Center at 573-783-3303.

University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/ADA institution.

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