Journalist Schedule

Travel South Showcase

March 12-15, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time Event Location
2:30pm - 4:00pm Journalist Pre-FAM Tours Depart
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If driving to Branson, the shuttle from Branson Convention Center departs at 2:30pm
- If flying into Springfield-Branson National Airport, the shuttle departs at 4:00pm
BCC and SGF

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time Event Location
11:00am - 9:15pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Springfield-Branson National Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
SGF

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time Event Location
11:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Springfield-Branson National Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
SGF
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC*
1:00pm - 5:00pm Branson City Tours
(Only for Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
Tours Depart BCC*
6:30pm - 9:30pm Showboat Special
Opening Night Reception
Hosted by Explore Branson & Missouri Tourism
Event transportation begins at 6:00pm
Showboat Branson Belle
*BCC: Branson Convention Center

Monday, March 13, 2017

Time Event Location
  7:30am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Showcase Registration
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC
  8:30am - 9:15am Louisiana Breakfast
Where Out Is In

Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Taneycomo Ballroom - BCC
  9:40am - 12:20pm Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BCC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Missouri Luncheon
Enjoy the Show

Hosted by Missouri Division of Tourism
Taneycomo Ballroom - BCC
  2:20pm - 5:00pm Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BCC
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Journalist Reception & Dinner Top of the Rock
  8:30pm - 11:30pm Lip Sync Showdown
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(Optional event and pre-registration Required)
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar - Branson Landing

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Time Event Location
  8:00am - 5:00pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC
  8:30am - 9:15am Networking Breakfast Exhibit Hall - BCC
  9:30am - 4:00pm Journalist City Tours Branson
  7:00pm - 10:00pm Party Like A Local
Final Night Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast and Visit Mississippi
Taneycomo Ballroom - BCC

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time Event Location
  4:00am - 11:00am Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Depart Host Hotels