Schedule of Events

Travel South Showcase

March 12-15, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time Event Location
11:00am - 9:15pm   Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Springfield-Branson National Airport
SGF

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time Event Location
11:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Springfield-Branson National Airport
SGF
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- City Tour Information
- Dine Around Reservations
- Showcase Concierge
- Supplier & Sponsor Booth Setup
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC*
11:00am - 12:00pm Pre-FAM Tours Arrive in Branson BCC*
1:00pm - 5:00pm TSUSA Board of Directors Meeting
Lunch served at 1:00 pm and the meeting begins at 1:30 pm
Fall Creek - BCC
1:00pm - 5:00pm Branson City Tours Tours Depart BCC*
6:30pm - 9:30pm Showboat Social
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
- Dine Around Reservations
     (last Dine Around reservation take at 3:00pm)
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC
  8:00am - 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 Dine Around Branson
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Dinner Worman House - Big Cedar Lodge
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Journalist Reception & Dinner Top of the Rock
  8:30pm - 11:30pm Lip Sync Showdown
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(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
- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall Lobby - BCC
  8:30am - 9:15am Networking Breakfast Exhibit Hall - BCC
  9:00am - 12:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Presentations
- 9:00am: Local Palate Magazine
- 9:20am: Food Network Magazine
- 9:40am: Sojern
- 10:00am: National Geographic Traveler
- 10:20: Break
- 10:30: Expedia Media Solutions
- 10:50am: Food Innovation Group
- 11:10am: BuzzFeed
- 11:30am: Matador Network
Fall Creek - BCC
  9:30am - 12:20pm Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BCC
  9:30am - 4:00pm Journalist City Tours Branson
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Arkansas Luncheon
The Natural State

Hosted by Arkansas Tourism
Taneycomo Ballroom - BCC
  2:00pm - 5:00pm Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BCC
  7:00pm - 9:30pm 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
  8:00am - 9:00am Buyer Post-FAM Tours Depart Host Hotels