Delaware Tourism Summit for industry professionals set Dec. 6

November 12, 2023

Tourism industry professionals and others are invited to join Delaware Tourism Office representatives from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 6, for a day of learning at the Delaware Tourism Summit to be held at Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus in Dover.

The one-day event will include nationally renowned speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions designed to inspire creativity, innovation and collaboration within the tourism industry in the First State.

To purchase tickets, go to the Delaware Tourism Summit website at

“Tourism is a crucial part of the state’s economy, and our partners play a significant role in the success of the industry in Delaware,” said Jessica Welch, Delaware Tourism Office director. “This summit gives us all the opportunity to reflect on our achievements while inspiring one another to prepare for the upcoming year through individual and professional development. We hope our partners leave the summit with new ideas for elevating their organizations and businesses into 2024.”

Hosting both national and regional speakers, including keynote speaker Sara Meaney, principal at the Coraggio Group, the tourism office expects more than 100 professionals from various sectors to attend the summit. Speakers will include specialists from small businesses, nonprofit organizations, destination marketing organizations, attractions, hotels, restaurants and more.

Throughout the day, there will be opportunities for attendees to network, and participate in panels and breakout sessions. Topics will range from attracting sporting events to destinations around the state to marketing and accessibility in the tourism industry. Previous summit topics have included diversity, equity and inclusion efforts; videography; social media analytics; and tips on reconnecting with co-workers in a post-remote world.


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