2016 Master Citizen Planner Webinar Series: Planning for Tourism
Date: August 18, 2016
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The 2016 Master Citizen Planner (MCP) Webinar Series is designed to offer participants the latest updates and information on current topics. Using Zoom Webinar, MSU Extension educators will provide an overview of topics of interest to planning and zoning officials. Webinars are the third Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Each session is available individually or participants can register for all six at once. MCPs will earn one hour of continuing education per webinar.
Planning for Tourism - August 18 - Andy Northrop; The US remains in the top five globally for international tourism arrivals for the second year in a row. In 2014, Michigan received approximately 113 million visitors. Counties and communities are interested in capturing dollars via Michigan’s tourism industry, but many aren’t quite sure where to begin. This session will look at demographic trends in travel and tourism niche markets. The session will also explore tourism area life cycle models communities should be aware of as they plan for tourism.
The last date for online registration is Dec. 14, 2016.