The Chattanooga Tourism Co. recently announced that Samantha Brown, popular travel show host, will be the keynote speaker at the 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit taking place on Tuesday, September 20 at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
Brown is an award-winning host and producer of Samantha Brown’s Places to Love on PBS. The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Travel/Adventure Program and Brown won an Emmy for Outstanding Host. The Tourism Co. recently hosted Brown to film a Chattanooga episode of the show that will air in 2023.
This year’s program includes a State of the Industry by Barry White, CEO, Chattanooga Tourism Co.; keynote by Samantha Brown; VIP Meet & Greet with Samantha Brown; exhibitor showcase; live local entertainment and post-summit professional development sessions. Nearly 1,000 people attend the event each year, spanning industries that include lodging, food and beverage, attractions, retail, manufacturing, healthcare and more.
Hamilton County hosts more than 15 million visitors each year who spend $1.5 billion in our community. On an average day, 42,000 visitors spend $4.1 million, and 15,000 of those visitors stay the night in our hotels. Taxes from visitor spending results in each Chattanooga household saving $868 on their property tax bill each year.
Tickets are on sale now! Tourism Summit registration is required to attend event, free professional development sessions, and the VIP Meet & Greet.
Register for the summit here
CHATTANOOGA TOURISM SUMMIT OVERVIEW
VIP Meet & Greet with Samantha Brown
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Exhibitor Showcase: CTM Media | Nooga Shuttles
Lunch & Main Program
Concurrent Post-Summit Professional Development Sessions
Originally published through Chattanooga Tourism Co., here