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Snohomish County Tourism Summit

May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Join County Executive Dave Somers for presentations and group sessions that kick off Tourism 2.0 – a newly expanded tourism initiative beginning this year.


Tourism industry stakeholders who shouldn’t miss the Summit include hospitality partners, business leagues, recreation, conservation, arts and cultural organizations and public agencies.  If you are affiliated with such an organization, you need to attend!


We are excited to introduce you to the contractors assisting with the Regional Destination Development, Marketing and Promotions initiative and roll out the 2.0 effort to engage and cross-connect the industry.

Registration is required.  Click here to register

12:30 p.m.

Doors open, networking


1:00 p.m.

Welcome by County Executive Dave Somers

Opening Remarks by Jon Snyder, Outdoor Recreation and Economic Development Policy Advisor to Gov. Jay Inslee


1:15 p.m.

Tourism 2.0: Snohomish County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT) and the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau (SCTB)


1:45 p.m.

Presentations by Milltown Creative and Gibson Media, two marketing firms now under contract with the County


2:25 p.m.



2:45 p.m.

Presentation: Future of Tourism, and Sustainable Tourism and the Strategic Tourism Plan, by international Sustainable Tourism Development firm Future iQ, now under contract with the County


Regional Discussion Group Breakout Sessions


4:00 p.m.

Panel Question and Answer


4:30 p.m.



We look forward to seeing you!


May 15
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Edward Hansen Conference Center
2000 Hewitt Ave
Everett, WA United States


Snohomish County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department
(425) 388-3263