Sponsored by the Gatlinburg Hospitality Association and the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce. Please RSVP by October 24 to Sherry firstname.lastname@example.org or call 436-0532
THE NEXT GENERATION
The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism invites Group Sales Managers from
Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville to:
Working with Student & Youth Groups
Presented by Bud Geissler
Owner, Metro Tours; former SYTA President; and Director, Group Travel Odyssey
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 9 a.m.
LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
(In the North Conference Room)
Bud will present everything you need to know about student and youth travel. He’ll give you tips on how to reach this market, how to prepare for their arrival, how to take care of them once they are here, and ways you can make their experience a memory of a lifetime.
“… Travel is a key part of a complete education, and we are committed to providingstudent and youth travelers with safe, rich, and rewarding travel experiences.” Student &Youth Travel Association (SYTA)
Our Smoky Mountain Destination is a perfect destination for Students &Youth to have a rewarding travel experience!
Please RSVP TODAY to: email@example.com
(Please park in the lot at 2986 Teaster Lane)
Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Council co-op opportunity!!The SMTDC/Smoky Mountain Winterfest is once again the presetting sponsor of the Fall Kids Fest at The Avenue in Murfreesboro and there are opportunities for area businesses and/or mascots to participate in this fun and festive event.For more information, please contact Mary Hope Maples with the SMTDC MaryHopeMaples@gmail.com or 865-850-1919.Flyer and registration PDFs below
|HEADLINE: Dailybreak Media Survey: How User Generated Content Transforms Brand Engagement;
For Brands Seeking Loyal Followers, Sharing of UGC Is Essential to Attracting Millennials and Baby Boomers Alike
DATELINE: BOSTON, MA; Sep 15, 2014
Dailybreak Media, the social engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale, today released the second batch of findings from its “Dailybreak Brand Engagement Survey,” an analysis soliciting consumer feedback on the ways they engage with brands. Survey results showed that consumers are eager to share brand experiences with friends through user-generated content (UGC), driving the popularity of campaigns that incorporate photo-sharing and other shared content.
The “Dailybreak Brand Engagement Survey” polled consumers across age groups, including millennials, GenX’ers, baby boomers and those over the age of 68. By asking respondents how frequently they share photos or video online, as well as polling them on which types of sources they find most credible, Dailybreak gained critical insights into which groups regularly share UGC and the valuable role friends’ social media posts play in shaping their opinions.
“Today’s advertising campaigns are likely to fail if they’re static, standalone executions that don’t drive consumers to engage with the brand beyond a cursory glance,” said John Federman, chairman and CEO of Dailybreak Media. “Through the implementation of gamified campaigns, whereby brands introduced a mechanism encouraging users to share content, we see that today’s consumers want deeper engagement with the brands they love. With the right platform in place, content sharing is seamless, credibility is established and viral distribution is practically guaranteed.”
About Dailybreak Media
Dailybreak is a social engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale through digital, promotional campaigns. For brand marketers, Dailybreak offers a turnkey, pay-for-engagement solution providing all game/contest creative, legal and a network of more than 25 million consumers. Dailybreak’s engaging, highly targeted content is delivered at zero risk for some of the world’s leading brands including Cat’s Pride, Denny’s, Halls and Chevrolet. For more information, visithttp://www.dailybreakmedia.com.
SOURCE: Dailybreak Media
Fall Project 2014 Autumn Decorations
PFHS FFA and DECA know how busy you are.
Decorating for the fall may be the last item on your to
do list. How would you like to get rid of the stress by
purchasing one of the following packages? We have
compiled a variety of packages with various price
points. Choose the package that best fits your budget
and let us take one item off your to do list! We will
provide you with the most fresh, school and locally
grown materials needed for your fall displays.
All sales will provide FFA and DECA members
the opportunity to participate in competitive events on various levels.
Pigeon Forge has been awarded the bid to host Heartland Travel Showcase for March 2 – 5, 2017!! Marketplace will be held at the LeConte Center and this is something we have been working on for several months! A big thank you goes out to Music Road Hospitality for working with the meeting planner from Heartland. Both Music Road Inn & Music Road Hotel will be the host hotels for this conference!!! We anticipate additional overflow to another hotel if needed.
The Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism will be attending Heartland 2015 in Chicago, please plan to attend. Also, plan on budgeting and attending in 2016 where Pigeon Forge will be a major sponsor!
Seminar: September 30, 2014 at The Holiday Inn Convention Center 8:30-10:30AM