Understanding Tourism for Michigan Communities

Date: October 21, 2014
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Michigan Works Office, 2389 South M-76, West Branch, MI 48661
Contact: Bonnie Wichtner-Zoia, zoiay@msu.edu; Mark Hitchcock, hitchc27@msu.edu

A free program for your organization, group or community. Learn about community-based tourism - explore and discuss possibilities! Of interest to local planning boards and businesses, community members, economic development and nonprofit groups, educational institutes, citizens and many more.

This program will cover:

  • How much money does the tourism industry bring to Michigan?
  • Why is global tourism important and what can we learn from it?
  • How can niche tourism markets help to sustain communities?
  • How does tourism impact ecology, society, and economic development?
  • What are strategies to introduce and plan for tourism in your community?

Please RSVP by Oct. 17 to the West Branch Chamber Area Chamber of Commerce at 989-345-2821 or president@wbacc.com

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