Travel South Showcase

March 15 - 21, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time Event Location
12:00pm - 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
12:00 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
9:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
GPT
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MCCC*
1:00pm - 5:00pm Gulf Coast City Tours
(Only for Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
Tours Depart MCCC*
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Party Like a Local
Opening Night Reception
Hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast and Visit Mississippi
Event transportation begins at 6:00pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
                                                                            *BCC: Branson Convention Center

Monday, March 19, 2017

Time Event Location
  7:30 am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Showcase Registration
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  8:00 am - 9:15am Louisiana Breakfast
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Ballroom A - MCCC
  9:40am - 12:20pm Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Mississippi Luncheon
Hosted by Missouri Division of Tourism
Ballroom A - MCCC
  2:20 pm - 5:00 pm Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Journalist Reception & Dinner Fishbone Alley
  8:30 pm - 11:30 pm Lip Sync Showdown
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(Optional event and pre-registration Required)
Downtown Biloxi

Tuesday, March 20, 2017

Time Event Location
  8:00 am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  8:30 am - 9:15 am Networking Breakfast Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  9:30 am - 2:30 pm Journalist City Tours Mississippi Gulf Coast
  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Myrtle Beach Time
Final Night Reception & Dinner
Sponsored by Mrytle Beach Area CVB & South Carolina
Beau Rivage

Wednesday, March 21, 2017

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