Third member of OBX Tourism Summit panel revealed, early bird discount ends Friday

Third member of OBX Tourism Summit panel revealed, early bird discount ends Friday

October 11th, 2023

The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau reminds you that the Early Bird Rate for the 9th Annual OBX Tourism Summit expires this Friday, October 13, so register now to enjoy the discount.

This year, we’re delving into “Tourism for Good.” Prepare for a exciting event discussing responsible travel, with expert speakers touching on stakeholder collaboration, tourism economy trends, AI integration, and fresh initiatives from the Bureau.

Join us on Thursday, November 2, from 8:30am to 3:00pm at the Ramada Plaza in Kill Devil Hills. See you there!

  • Click here to view the agenda
  • In the upcoming year, what can we anticipate for the trajectory of travel? Leisure and business travel have witnessed a robust resurgence in the past two years. Yet, concerns of a potential recession and ongoing inflation cast shadows on the sustained revival of the travel sector.

    Erik Evjen

    Erik Evjen will present the most recent insights from Tourism Economics on the economic landscape, traveler sentiment, and projected travel trends.

    He is the Executive Vice President of Tourism Economics, a global tourism forecasting and quantitative analysis firm.

    At Tourism Economics, Evjen developed and oversaw SYMPHONY, a customized business intelligence platform designed to help destination marketing organizations (DMOs) quiet the noise of complex data, compose crystal clear intelligence, and amplify the importance of destination sales and marketing to stakeholders.

    Prior to joining Tourism Economics, he led Philadelphia Convention & Visitor Bureau’s research department, and currently serves on several national tourism related boards and committees, including the TTRA International Board of Directors.

    Registration is $55.00 per attendee early bird until October 13; afterwards $65.00 per attendee (Lunch and refreshments included).

    Click here to register and for more information.

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