Travel South Showcase

February 24-27, 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2018

Time Event Location
12:00pm - 9:00pm   Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Myrtle Beach International Airport
MYR
2:00pm Pre-FAM Tours Arrive in Myrtle Beach Hampton Inn Oceanfront
4:00pm Be Entertained
- Myrtle Beach Dinner & Theatre Night
- (Pre-FAM Participants)
Alabama Theatre
The Carolina Opry

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Time Event Location
9:00am - 6:00pm Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service
-
Myrtle Beach International Airport
MYR
8:15am - 3:00pm Journalist Brunch and City Tours
Brunch begins at 8:15
Tour Departs MBCC
9:00am - 6:00pm Showcase Registration Open
- Domestic Marketing Village
- City Tour Information
- Showcase Concierge
- Supplier & Sponsor Booth Setup
Exhibit Hall - MBCC*
12:00pm - 4:30pm Myrtle Beach City Tours Tours Depart MBCC*
12:30pm - 4:00pm TSUSA Board of Directors Meeting
Lunch served at 12:30 pm and the meeting begins at 1:00 pm
Sheraton - 106-107
4:00pm - 5:00pm U.S. Civil Rights Board of Directors Meeting Sheraton- 106-107
6:30pm - 9:30pm 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 depart HOB at 10:00pm
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 - MBCC
7:30am - 8:30am  Breakfast - All Delegate Networking Breakfast Ballroom - Sheraton
8:30am - 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 & Journalists Only
Sheraton - 106-107
  9:30am - 12:20pm Showcase Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
  11:10am - 12:20pm Media Marketplace Session #1
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
  12:30 pm - 1:45 pm You Think You Know Kentucky Bourbon?
Hosted by Kentucky Dept. of Tourism
Ballroom - Sheraton
  2:20pm - 5:00pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #2
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
  6:00pm - 9:00pm Delegate Free Night Myrtle Beach Area
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Dinner
Buses depart at 6:15 pm
RipTydz
  6:30pm - 9:00pm Journalist Reception & Dinner
Buses depart at 6:15 pm
Hook & Barrel Restaurant
  8:30pm - 11:30pm Beach, Please 
After-Hours Event
Hosted by The Group Travel Leader
(Pre-registration Required)
RipTydz

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time Event Location
8:00am - 5:00pm Showcase Information Desk Open
- Tastes & Tunes of the South Tuesday
- Domestic Marketing Village
- Showcase Congierge
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
8:30am - 9:15am Biz Over Breakfast
- Networking Breakfast
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
8:30am - 12:00pm Ultimate Ad Challenge Presentations
(Invitation Only)
Sheraton - 106-107
 9:30am - 12:20pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #3
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MBCC
 12:30 pm - 1:45pm Heavenly Harmony in the Mountains, featuring Adam DeGraff
Hosted by West Virginia Tourism
Ballroom - Sheraton
 2:00pm - 5:00pm Showcase & Media Marketplace Session #4
Pre-scheduled Appointments
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
 3:10pm - 3:40pm Louisiana Libations Break
Sponsored by Louisiana Office of Tourism
Exhibit Hall - MCCC
  7:00pm - 9:00pm Jazz It Up Louisiana Style 
Final Night Reception
Sponsored by Visit Baton Rouge and Louisiana Office of Tourism
Ballroom - Sheraton

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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