Travel South Showcase Media Marketplace

March 8 - 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 5, 2020

Time Event Location
Arrivals throughout the day
All Tours Depart Thursday
Journalist Pre-FAM Tour Arrivals BTR

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Time Event Location
12:00pm - 9:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
BTR
4:00pm - 4:30pm Journalist Pre-FAM Tours Arrival in Baton Rouge
Coaches will drop delegates off at host hotels
Hilton Baton Rouge
6:30pm - 9:00pm A Rural Soiree: From Farm to Fete
Exclusive Dinner to ALL Buyer and Journalist Delegates
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge and LSU Rural Life Musuem
Transportation begins at 6:00pm from host hotels 
LSU Rural Life Museum

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Time Event Location
8:30am - 9:30am  Exclusive Journalist Breakfast
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
9:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
(Delegates not participating in a Pre-FAM Tour)
BTR
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- City Tour information
- Showcase Concierge
- Louisiana Feed your Soul Engagement Zone
- Visit Baton Rouge Red Stick Rendezvous Lounge
- Covention Center Shuttle Service
   (9:00am - 6:00pm)   
Exhibit Hall - BRRC*
10:00am - 3:00pm Journalist Exclusive Baton Rouge City Tour Options
Tours depart River Center and terminate at Hilton
1. Artistry in the City
2. A City Born on the Water
3. Sports & Gaming: A Louisiana Tradition Since 1701
Baton Rouge Area
6:00pm - 9:00pm Revelry on the River
All Delegate Evening Reception
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism, Houmas House, Louisiana Seafood & Tour Ascension 
Event transportation begins at 5:30pm from host hotels
Houmas House 
                                                                            *BRRC: Baton Rouge River Center

Monday, March 9, 2020

Time Event Location
7:30am - 5:00 pm Showcase Registration / Information Desk Open
- Sponsor Booths
- City Information
- Showcase Concierge
- Louisiana Feed your Soul Engagement Zone
- Visit Baton Rouge Red Stick Rendezvous Lounge
- Convention Center Shuttle Service
   (7:00am - 10:00am & 3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
7:30am - 8:30am
Breakfast - All Delegates Networking Breakfast
Breaksfast Buffet
Ballroom - BRRC
8:30am - 9:10am Opening Program: Take a Ride on I-20
Hosted by Shreveport-Bossier, Ruston & Monroe-West Monroe
Ballroom - BRRC
9:30am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall  - BRRC
12:30pm - 1:45pm Luncheon: The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee 
Hosted by Tennessee Department of Tourism 
Ballroom - BRRC
2:00pm - 5:00pm Media Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments

Hold Your Horses: Take a Break with Louisville!: 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Hosted by Louisville Tourism

Journalist Networking & Follow-up: 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall  - BRRC
6:30pm - 9:00pm Every Man Is a King: Exclusive Journalist Dinner
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge
Transportation will depart the Hilton at 6:15pm
Capitol Park Museum 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time Event Location
8:00am - 5:00pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Sponsor Booths
- Showcase Concierge
- Louisiana Feed your Soul Engagement Zone
- Visit Baton Rouge Red Stick Rendezvous Lounge
- Convention Center Shuttle Service
   (7:30am - 11:30am & 3:00pm - 6:00pm)
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
8:00am - 9:15am  Biz Over Breakfast
- Networking Breakfast Buffet
River View Room  - BRRC
9:30am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall  - BRRC
12:30 pm - 1:45pm Luncheon: Alabama's Spectacular Legends
Hosted by Alabama Tourism
Ballroom - BRRC
2:00pm - 5:00pm Media Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments

Louisiana Libations Break: 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism

Journalist Networking & Follow-up: 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall - BRCC
6:30pm - 9:00pm Carnaval de Louisiane
All-Delegate Evening Reception
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge & Southeast Louisiana Gumbo

The venue is walking distance from the host hotels and a transportation loop will also be provided
Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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