Travel South Showcase

February 24 - 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Time Event Location
Arrivals throughout the day
All Tours Depart Thursday
Journalist Pre-FAM Tour Arrivals
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The Upcountry & Beyond tour departs from Greenville, SC (GSP)
- Capital City and Then Some tour departs from Columbia, SC (CAE)
- Coasting Through the Lowcountry tour departs from Hilton Head Island (HHH)
GSP, CAE and SAV

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time Event Location
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Myrtle Beach International Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
MYR

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Time Event Location
9:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
Myrtle Beach International Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
MYR
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E - MCCC*
8:15am - 3:00pm Journalist Brunch and City Tours
Brunch served at 8:15am - 9:15am in Sheraton Room 203
Taste of Myrtle Beach - Tour departs at 9:00am (Loading at 8:45)
Hidden Tresures - Tour departst at 9:00am (Loading at 8:45)
Family Fun Zones - Tour departs at 9:15 ( Loading at 9:00)
Myrtle Beach Area
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E - MCCC*
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Opening Night Reception with South Carolina’s own Darius Rucker
Opening Night Reception
Hosted by Myrtle Beach CVB and South Carolina Tourism
Event transportation begins at 6:00pm - Last shuttle departs HOB at 10:00pm
(8:00pm - 9:30pm: Darius Rucker Performance)
House of Blues
                                                                            *MBCC: Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Monday, February 25, 2019

Time Event Location
7:30am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Showcase Registration
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E- MBCC
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast - All Delegates Networking Breakfast Ballroom - Sheraton
  8:30 am - 9:00am Opening Program - A Taste of South Carolina
Hosted by South Carolina Tourism
Ballroom - Sheraton
  9:30am - 10:40am
The Power of Storytelling
Media Breakout Session - PR Suppliers and Journalist Only
Sheraton - Room 106-107
  11:10am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Luncheon: You Think You Know Kentucky Bourbon?
Hosted by Kentucky Tourism 
Ballroom - Sheraton
  2:20 pm - 5:00 pm  Media Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Journalist Reception & Dinner
Transportation departs from MBCC at 6:15pm
Hook & Barrel 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time Event Location
 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Convention Center Shuttles
(7:45am - 10:45am & 3:00pm - 

- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
8:30am - 9:15am  Biz Over Breakfast
- Networking Breakfast
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
9:30am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
12:30 pm - 1:45pm Luncheon: Heavenly Harmony in the Mountains
featuring Adam DeGraff
Hosted by West Virginia Tourism
Ballroom - Sheraton
2:00pm - 5:00pm Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall E - MBCC
7:00pm - 9:00pm Jazz It Up Louisiana Style
Final Night Reception
Sponsored by Visit Baton Rouge and Louisiana Office of Tourism
Complimentary transportation will be provided to the Convention Center from Marriott Grand Dunes from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Ballroom - MBCC

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Time Event Location
  5:00 am - 12:00 pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Depart Host Hotels