Journalist Schedule

Travel South Showcase

March 15 - 21, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time Event Location
 Arrive by 2:00pm
Departs at 4:00pm
Journalist Pre-FAM Tours Depart
-
'Home Towns' Tour and Birthplace of America's Music Tour departs from Memphis International Airport
- Civil War to Civil Rights Tour departs from Jackson International Airport
MEM and JAN

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time Event Location
11:00 pm - 9:00 pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
GPT

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Time Event Location
11:00am - 9:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
GPT
11:00am - 4:30pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E - MCCC*
5:30pm - 6:45pm Journalist Welcome Reception with State Tourism Offices Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Rock & Roll Room
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Party Like a Local
Opening Night Reception
Hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast and Visit Mississippi
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
                                                                            *MCCC: Mississippi Coast Convention Center

Monday, March 19, 2017

Time Event Location
9:15 am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Showcase Registration
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E - MCCC
  8:00 am - 9:15am Feed Your Soul
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Ballroom A - MCCC
  9:30am - 12:20pm Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Red, White & Blues
Hosted by Mississippi Tourism Partners
Ballroom A - MCCC
  2:20 pm - 5:00 pm Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall E - MCCC
  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Journalist Reception & Dinner
Bus departs from Bus Lobby at 6:00pm
Fishbone Alley

Tuesday, March 20, 2017

Time Event Location
 7:00 am - 8:45 am Complimentary Breakfast Buffet 
Voucher will be provided at registration 
Beau Rivage
  9:00 am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  9:15 am - 5:00 pm Journalist City Tours Mississippi Gulf Coast
  6:00 pm - 7:15 pm Beau Rivage "Back of the House" Casino Experience Tour Beau Rivage Casino - Stalla Restaurant - Arrive by 5:50pm
  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Relax & Unwind on Myrtle Beach Time
Final Night Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Mrytle Beach Area CVB & South Carolina
Beau Rivage

Wednesday, March 21, 2017

Time Event Location
  5:00 am - 12:00 pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Depart Host Hotels