Ultimate Advertising Challenge

10th Annual Ultimate Ad Challenge Schedule

Ultimate Ad Challenge Exclusive Access Dinner

Media Partners – UAC Participants, Board, State Marketing & Advertising Staff (invitation only)

Graylyn Estate
Monday, March 7, 2016 | 6:30-9 p.m.
Recommended Dress: Downton Abbey inspired by the Roaring Twenties

Congratulations to the Top 8 Ultimate Advertising Challenge presenters. Please join the Travel South USA Board of Directors for the 10th annual Ultimate Ad Challenge Exclusive Access Dinner. This is your opportunity to network and connect with State tourism offices, advertising staff and agencies.

The Graylyn Estate was the home of Bowman Gray, Sr. a son of the founder of Wachovia Bank & Trust Co, who started working as a salesman for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, and by the time the home was built he had risen to Chairman of the Board. A glorious estate where everything transcends the ordinary, Graylyn is a place rich old world charm which promises to create a memorable experience. Guests are encouraged to wear your own version of Downton Abbey garb inspired by the Roaring Twenties!

Shuttles will depart from the Marriott Winston Salem and The Hawthorne Inn at 6:15 p.m.

Ultimate Ad Challenge Presentations

Winston-Salem Embassy Suites - Gaines Ballroom
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 | 8:30 a.m. - noon
Recommended Dress: Business Attire

State Tourism Representatives: Breakfast will be available for state tourism office personnel beginning at 8:30 and presentations begin promptly at 9 a.m.

Advertising Vendors – please arrive at least 20-30 minutes prior to your scheduled presentation time.
  • 9 - 9:15 a.m. - Weatherbug
  • 9:20 - 9:35 a.m. - Food Network Magazine 
  • 9:40 - 9:55 a.m. - Meredith - Navigate Media
  • 10 - 10:15 a.m. - Budget Travel
  • 10:20 - 10:35 a.m. - BuzzFeed
  • 10:40 - 10:55 a.m. - National Geographic Traveler
  • 11 - 11:15 a.m. - Hoffman Media
  • 11:20 - 11:35 a.m. - Garden & Gun Magazine