CONNECT with Visit Fort Wayne
CANCELED - 9am–11am, September 14 at The History Center
Unfortunately, the Indiana Office of Tourism Development has had to cancel the Connect Strategic Planning Session scheduled for September 14. It will be rescheduled in 2019.
Thank you for your interest in the future of our industry - we will contact you when they are able to reschedule this important event.
Did you attend one of our Connect sessions? We hope you found it valuable. Here are the materials from the sessions. New materials will be added after each meeting.
CONNECT with the Hospitality Industry
11:30am–1:00pm, June 21 at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
CONNECT with Travel Data
8:30am–10:00am, March 22 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center
Melissa Holm, Business Development Executive at Smith Travel Research, shared insight into U.S. travel trends.
Visit hotelnewsnow.com to create a free account and download the presentation.
Ins and Outs of Contracts
8:30am–10:00am, September 14, 2017 at Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Memorial Coliseum
Contracts can be confusing. But they are an important part of booking new and returning groups into our city!
Frontline Training Workshop
8:30am–10:30am, May 11, 2017 at Courtyard Marriott Downtown
Our annual workshop for Frontline staff featured Mike Nutter from the Fort Wayne TinCaps talking about providing excellent customer experiences, and the Visitors Center's Jen Brown talking about how to talk to and engage with visitors
Connect with Content
8:30am–10:30am, March 9, 2017 at Hotel Fort Wayne
This session was and meant to not only help experts in social media/marketing but also those just starting out or wanting to learn about new ideas.
Impact of Sports Tournaments and Events in Fort Wayne
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, SportONE/Parkview Icehouse
Disability Awareness Program
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Turnstone
Become a Social Media Rock Star!
Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Visit Fort Wayne Summer Marketing Plan and "Top 10 Things You Can Do to Attract More Visitors This Summer."
March 13, 2015
Lincoln Event Center at Parkview Field