Public Relations Supplier Registration Overview

(CVBs, Destinations, Attractions, Accommodations, Restaurants)

Registration Begins September 5, 2018

Qualifications

Public Relations Representatives of a tourism products with a businesses (a physical site) in one or more of the Travel South USA member states including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia are eligible to participate at Showcase. 

 

Management companies are eligible to attend when 75% of the company’s properties or attractions are located in the Travel South USA region (does not apply to headquarters of national hotel chains). A list of all hotels managed or owned, including street addresses, must be submitted for review. 

 

Additional PR Supplier delegates may share one (1) appointment book. Discounted pricing available for additional delegates for the same booth.

 

North American journalists are invited and must qualify to participate as editorial media delegates. Laurie Rowe Communications (LRC), in conjunction with TSUSA and the host city and state, vets and approves all participating journalists.

 

PR Supplier registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis until all space is sold out. Register early! It is not unusual for Supplier booths to sell out prior to the end of the early-bird pricing registration period. 

 

Online registration is strongly encouraged; if you need assistance, please contact Travel South USA

 

Use of booth space is restricted to the company whose name appears on the registration form. The booth holder may not sublet nor assign any portion of the same at any time. Booth assignments, florist forms and shipping forms are available on the Marketplace page.

 

Fees & Booth Information

PR Supplier Registration Fees for 2019:
  • Booth - One Delegate - Early Bird Pricing: $1395
    Beginning December 8, 2018: $1495
    (includes one booth and appointment book)

 

Applications for registration will be accepted only when accompanied by a credit card, check or purchase order number. The fees include the registration, appointment schedule, social functions and activities which are part of the official program.

 

The online registration confirmation serves as an invoice and is due immediately. However, payment does not guarantee acceptance into Showcase. Official notice of acceptance and confirmation will be sent via email after the registration has been submitted and processed.

 

Accommodations are not included. Please visit the Hotel page to make online reservations.

 

All delegates are welcome to attend all social and events that are part of the official programs, including breakfast and luncheons.

 

Due to the business nature of Showcase, Supplier spouse registrations are not provided.

 

Registration fees are due immediately. Purchase orders must be paid in full by 5:00pm, December 7, 2018. For those companies drawn from the waiting list, payment is due 30 days after confirmation. Non-payment will result in the forfeiture of booth space. There are no exceptions.

 

There is an additional charge of $50.00 for name changes after February 8, 2019.

 

Cancellation & Refunds

Cancellation policy: Full refund with written cancellation prior to December 7, 2018. 50% refund with written cancellation received between December 8, 2018 and January 9, 2019. There are no refunds after 5:00pm January 9, 2019. There are no exceptions.

 

Need Help?

If you have questions, need more information or assistance, please email Travel South USA or call us at 404-231-1790.