Conference

2017 National Extension Tourism Conference
“Tourism in the 21st Century: Connecting Communities, Places and People”
Nassau Inn , Princeton, NJ
August 8 – 10, 2017

Experience tourism in the 21st Century in New Jersey, engaging with current research, program models and business development in tourism

We welcome you to join fellow Extension and tourism professionals, university research and teaching faculty and students to create professional relationships, renew contacts and learn more about new developments in the following topics:

  1. Nature-Based Tourism: Ecotourism, Wildlife and Adventure Tourism
  2. Agritourism – Local Foods, Farmers Markets, Culinary Tourism
  3. Cultural-Heritage Tourism
  4. Marketing and Promotion – the Digital Revolution
  5. The Shared Economy
  6. Placemaking
  7. Community and Regional Planning and Development
  8. Economic, Environmental, and Social Impacts of Tourism and Recreation
  9. Sustainability in Tourism
  10. Tourism Research and Evaluation
  11. Tourism Education, Training, and Certification Programs

We invite you to submit a proposal for presentation at the conference; check back here in early 2017 for open proposal submission.

For information from previous NET Conferences,  click here.




Comments from past conferences:

“Great programs with applied/case studies; networking to better share Extension programs/materials”
“Great Networking—learning what’s happening across America”
“Able to explore other work and learn from successful experiences/projects – Contacts with others”
“Better understanding research methods being used in tourism development”
“Helpful for finding people as resources for future needs; finding work that has already been done and shareable”
“The wide variety of topics covered and programs/models featured; each session had something that would be helpful regardless of your area of focus”