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Updates You Should Know

(Please note bolded updates are new)
  • A National Travel and Tourism message from our Governor. Thank you for all that you do to make Kansas a wonderful place to visit.
  • The 2020 Kansas Tourism Conference Registration Grant program has been developed to assist Kansas tourism organizations in the cost of attending the 2020 Kansas Tourism Conference, Oct. 19-21, 2020 in Liberal, KS. Watch for registration information to be released soon that will also include information on the grant. 

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the Travel Industry Association of Kansas hosted the fifth Kansas Tourism Industry COVID-19 Virtual Meeting on Wednesday, featuring Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers. You can find the recording here.
  • We will continue hosting this meeting weekly over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please feel free to share the recordings or to invite other stakeholders to participate in the calls. While the virtual meeting is capped at 250 participants, we will continue to release the recording shortly after. The details for next week's meeting are as follows:
    • Topic: The agenda will include updates from the Kansas Adjutant General David Weishaar and from US Travel on the recently introduced H.R. 6697 the "Local Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020."

May 13, 2020 - 1 p.m. CST

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  • Be sure to check out the COVID-19 page for the latest resources, including cleaning guidelines for hotels, further information on zoos reopening and the latest research on marketing after COVID-19. 

Sunshine in the Sunflower State

We're highlighting good news and great ideas from around Kansas. If you see something that impresses you, send it to
  • Attractions and destinations will have to get creative with their content in the weeks and months to come, and Prairiewood in Manhattan has created a great solution. Part podcast, part walking tour, they have released the first episode of "The Places Between Us." Their episodes will focus on 'conversations (from a distance) with artists, poets, educators, and change-makers as they take us on walks through their own special places.' Take a look for some inspiration!
  • Looking for some inspiration for your Reopening website page? Lawrence has a great example!

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Take advantage of our free marketing webinars! There's over 350 hours of educational content waiting for you. To sign up and get your own unique username and password to access the recorded programs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, click here: then log in to view the Recorded Webinars, go to:
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Next Webinar: 

Marketing in a Crisis 

With current events, every business is impacted. It is challenging to know if and how to approach marketing and focus your efforts to maximize ROI. All indicators show that there are challenging days ahead, which means marketing matters more than ever. We get it. We are also small business owners and our business is hugely impacted. BUT this is no time to sit back and worry. It is time to take action, act quickly and drive results. We'll focus on how to strategically market during a crisis including:
- Finding your competitive advantage
- Messaging that works
- Messaging to avoid
- Where to focus your efforts
- How to drive impact

Date: Thursday, May 14
Time: 1PM Central
Registration Fee $49.95 FREE when you use the coupon code provided above

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Upcoming Webinars: 

10 Things You Can Be Doing To Your Website and Web Presence During This Time to Increase Leads 

Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 1PM Central
Registration Fee $49.95 FREE when you use the coupon code provided above

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