TLC Connection Luncheon: Are you getting the most out of conventions?

Convention business panel shares secrets of success

With a new convention hotel in the works for Hutchinson Island and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center ready to expand, the business of hosting conventions in Savannah is ever-increasing. That's why we gathered a group of experts to talk about how you and your business can get a piece of the millions of dollars that are spent every year on conventions.

Panelists included:

  • Kurtina Pollen, Customer Communication Manager at Gulfstream, one of the largest sources of convention business in our area

  • Kelli Sauers, Senior Event Manager atSavannah International Trade & Convention Center, responsible for helping conventions when they're here

  • Kristin Detwiler, Owner of Savannah Destination Management, a private company that specializes in convention business

  • Larry Browder, Director of Convention Sales at Visit Savannah, tasked with bringing conventions here 

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 11:30 am-1pm
Where: Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Cost: $30/members, $40/non-members

Ted Anderson