Networking & Social Functions

Showboat Social

Opening Night Reception on Table Rock Lake Hosted by Branson CVB & Missouri Tourism
Showboat Branson Belle
Sunday, March 12, 2017 | 7:00pm -9:00pm
Recommended Dress: Business Casual

Get All Decked Out! Join us for a “show me” sampling of cuisine featuring eight of Missouri’s finest chefs, refreshing cocktails, live music with special, Branson entertainment, and a fireworks display to kick-off the 35th Annual Travel South Showcase.

Signature Meal Functions

Branson Convention Center
Monday, March 13, 2017 - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Recommended Dress: Business Attire
  • Louisiana BreakfastPick Your Passion
    Hosted by Louisiana Tourism
    Monday, March 13, 2017
    Taneycomo Ballroom - Branson Convention Center | 8:30am - 9:15am
  • Missouri Luncheon - Enjoy the Show
    Monday, March 13, 2017
    Taneycomo Ballroom - Branson Convention Center | 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Journalist Reception and Dinner

Top of the Rock
Monday, March 13, 2017 | 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Recommended Dress: Casual

In a land of rich beauty and unspoiled nature, you will find a place where time slows, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation. Situated at the highest elevation in Taney County near Branson, with uninterrupted views of the Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake, Top of the Rock is nestled among some of the most breathtaking scenery in Missouri.

Enjoy dinner at Top of the Rock’s Osage restaurant, serving inspired American cuisine in a majestic setting. Featuring sweeping Ozark Mountain vistas with fine original artwork and Native American artifacts.

Shuttles will be provided from your hotel.

The Group Travel Leader's Lip Sync Showdown

Lip Sync Showdown Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar at Branson Landing
Monday, March 13, 2017 | 8:30pm – 11:30pm
Recommended Dress: Casual

The Group Travel leader is hosting the annual Pub Crawl on March 13th and you won’t want to miss out!  For only $35, you’ll enjoy drinks on us, get a Pub Crawl t-shirt and a chance to win fun giveaways!  Participation is limited to the first 125 delegates that register for the Crawl so get your friends together and register today! You can register for the Pub Crawl when you register or online in My Domestic Showcase if you're already registered for Showcase. For registration assistance, contact Travel South USA.

Shuttles will be provided from your hotel.

Journalist -Only City Tours

Hosted by the Branson CVB
Branson Area
Recommended Dress: Casual

Party Like A Local

Final Night Reception Hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast and Visit Mississippi
Taneycomo Ballroom - Hilton Convention Center
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visit Mississippi invite you to the official Kick-Off Celebration of Travel South Showcase 2018!
Come experience what it’s like to party like a local in Mississippi. Enjoy delicacies from our five distinct regions, from fresh Gulf shrimp and farm-raised catfish to Delta hot tamales and barbecue. Throw back some of our finest micro brews and hear the music that made Mississippi the Birthplace of America’s Music. It’s all happening in Mississippi, and you’re invited.