Travel Lane County
541.484.5307 · 800.547.5445 · EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Adventure Center/Visitor Information: 3312 Gateway St · Springfield OR (Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Downtown Eugene Visitor Center: 754 Olive St · Eugene OR (Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s


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Visitor Industry Celebration

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Date:  Thursday, May 18, 2017

Time:  11:45 a.m.

Location:  Venue 252 (252 Lawrence St, Eugene)

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

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State of the Industry

Kari WestlundKari Westlund, President & CEO, Travel Lane County

Kari will recap the 2016 visitor industry highlights in Lane County. Learn about the latest accomplishments, challenges and trends facing this dynamic market. Kari has been at the helm of Travel Lane County for over twenty years. During that time she has also served as a Commissioner for Travel Oregon, President of the Board of Directors for the Oregon Track Club and President of the Board of Directors for the Arts & Business Alliance of Eugene.

 

Keynote Speaker - Sponsored by RV Alliance Logo 200 px

William SullivanWilliam L. Sullivan, Author

William is a well respected authority on Oregon's outdoors, and an author of 21 popular books, including “100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Central Oregon Cascades,” “Hiking Oregon’s History,” and a series of murder mysteries set in Oregon. He lives in Eugene and writes a monthly "Oregon Trails” column for the Outdoors page of the Register-Guard. Visit Oregon Outdoors to learn more. His keynote presentation is sponsored by the Oregon RV Alliance.

2017 Eugene, Cascades & Coast Awards

Please join us as we honor and recognize the people and organizations who daily serve visitors throughout the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region. This year's program will recognize award recipients in the following categories:

Sports Leadership Award 

Presented to a local resident(s) or business that is directly responsible for the confirmation of a sports event, which brings in a significant number of overnight visitors to Lane County.

Convention Leadership Award 

Presented to a local resident(s) or business that is directly responsible for the confirmation of a meeting or event, which brings in a significant number of overnight visitors to Lane County. 

Community Leadership Award  

Presented to a group, business or individual that has significantly contributed to the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region's tourism industry or visitor experience through an advocacy program(s), visitor product(s), or community development.

Destination Award 

Presented to a business or individual who, through their efforts, have excelled in promoting the community and the Eugene, Cascades & Coast as a visitor destination. 

Tourism Ambassador Award

Selected by the local chambers of commerce and presented to an individual who, through their efforts, has excelled in service to Eugene, Cascades & Coast visitors. 

Travel Lane County Board Service Recognition

Presented to individuals who have given of their time and expertise in service on the Travel Lane County board of directors. 

Past Chair Recognition

Presented to the Travel Lane County board chair for his/her service and leadership. 

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2017 Annual Visitor Industry Celebration.