Schedule of Events

Travel South Showcase

March 18-21, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time Event Location
11:00am - 10:30pm   Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
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Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
GPT

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Time Event Location
9:30am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
GPT
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- City Tour Information
- Dine Around Reservations
- Showcase Concierge
- Supplier & Sponsor Booth Setup
Exhibit Hall - MCCC*
11:00am  Pre-FAM Tours Arrive in Biloxi Beau Rivage
1:00pm - 4:30pm TSUSA Board of Directors Meeting
Lunch served at 12:30 pm and the meeting begins at 1:00 pm
MCCC
1:00pm - 5:00pm Gulf Coast City Tours Tours Depart MCCC*
5:30pm -6:45pm Journalist Reception Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
7:00pm - 9:00pm 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
*MCCC: Mississippi Coast Convention Center

Monday, March 19, 2018

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 - MCCC
  8:00am - 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
  2:20pm - 5:00pm Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  6:00pm - 8:30pm Dine Around Mississippi Gulf Coast
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Dinner Biloxi Welcome Center
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Journalist Reception & Dinner Fish Bone Alley
  8:30pm - 11:30pm Lip Sync Showdown
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(Pre-registration Required)
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Time Event Location
7:00am - 9:00am Buyer and Journalist Breakfast Buffet Beau Rivage Buffet
8:30am - 12:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Presentations
(Invitation Only)
Ballroom B - MCCC
  9:00am - 5:00pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  9:30am - 12:20pm Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  9:15am - 4:00pm Journalist City Tours Mississippi Gulf Coast
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm U.S. Civil Rights Trail Luncheon Ballroom A - MCCC
  2:00pm - 5:00pm Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
6:00pm - 7:15pm Beau Rivage "Back of the House" Casino Exerience Tour
(Journalist Only) 
Beau Rivage Casino - Stalla Restaurant
  7:00pm - 10:00pm Relax & Unwind on Myrtle Beach Time
Final Night Reception
Sponsored by Myrtle Beach Area CVB & South Carolina Tourism
Beau Rivage

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Time Event Location
 4:30am - 11:30am Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Depart Host Hotels
  9:00am Buyer Post-FAM Tours Depart Host Hotels