Travel South Showcase

March 8-11, 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Time Event Location
12:00pm - 9:00pm   Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
BTR
2:00pm Pre-FAM Tours Arrive in Baton Rouge Hilton Baton Rouge
6:30pm - 9:00pm A Rural Soiree: From Farm to Fete
Exclusive to ALL Buyer & Journalist Delegates
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge and LSU Rural Life Museum

Transportation begins at 6:00pm
LSU Rural Life Museum 

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Time Event Location
9:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
BTR
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- City Tour Information
- Showcase Concierge
- Supplier & Sponsor Booth Setup
Exhibit Hall - BRRC*
8:30am - 10:00am Journalist Welcome Event
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
10:00am - 11:30am  Buyer Welcome Event
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge and Hilton Baton Rouge
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
10:00am - 3:00pm Journalist  City Tours Tour Departs BRRC
12:00pm - 4:00pm Baton Rouge City Tours Tours Depart Hilton
12:00pm - 4:00pm TSUSA Board of Directors Meeting
Lunch served at 12:30 pm and the meeting begins at 1:00 pm
TBA
4:00pm - 5:00pm U.S. Civil Rights Board of Directors Meeting TBA
6:30pm - 9:00pm Revelry on the River
Opening Night Reception
Hosted by Louisiana Office of Tourism, Houmas House, and Louisiana Seafood
Event transportation begins at 5:30pm
Houmas House
*BRRC: Baton Rouge River Center


Monday, March 9, 2020

Time Event Location
  7:30am - 5:00 pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Showcase Registration
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Concierge
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
7:30am - 9:00am  Breakfast - All Delegate Networking Breakfast
Hosted by North Louisiana 
Ballroom - Sheraton
  9:30am - 12:20pm Showcase Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
  9:30am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Luncheon
Hosted by Tennessee Office of Tourism
Ballroom - BRRC
  2:20pm - 5:00pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
  6:00pm - 9:00pm Delegate Free Night Baton Rouge Area
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Dinner Blend
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Baton Rouge & Beyond: Exclusive Journalist Dinner
Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge
Buses depart at 6:15 pm
Capitol Park Museum
  8:30pm - 11:30pm After-Hours Event
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(Pre-registration Required)
Red Stick Social 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time Event Location
8:00am - 5:00pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Concierge
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
8:30am - 9:15am Biz Over Breakfast
- Networking Breakfast
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
8:30am - 12:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Presentations
(Invitation Only)
TBA
 9:30am - 12:20pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
 12:30 pm - 1:45pm Luncheon Ballroom - BRRC
 2:00pm - 5:00pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
 3:10pm - 3:40pm Louisiana Libations Break
Sponsored by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Exhibit Hall - BRRC
  7:00pm - 10:00pm Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!
Final Night Reception Hosted by Visit Baton Rouge 
Louisiana Arts & Science Museum

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Time Event Location
 5:00am - 12:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service Depart Host Hotels
 8:00am Buyer Post-FAM Tours Depart Host Hotels