Spring Travel Forum

This two day event provides our members with opportunities to network with media representatives and colleagues from across the state as well as to receive professional development through presentations from some of the travel industries leading researchers. KTIA's goal is for each member to leave enlightened and rejuvenated, with a better understanding of the travel and tourism industry and how to plan for the future.


Somerset, Kentucky | Center for Rural Development | May 10-11 


Registration Links


Delegate Registration

Exhibitor Registration



For a preliminary STF program, please click here.



If you are interested in sponsoring the Spring Travel Forum, download this document and contact Hank Phillips.

Hotel Information


For hotel information, please click here.

 Pre Conference Activities

For information on pre-conference activities, please click here.

Lee's Ford Resort Marina


Lee's Ford Resort Marina is offering STF attendees a 30% discount on all services (not applicable to merchandise). Cabin and boat rentals are included, as is Lee's Ford unique combination of both: Harbor Cottages (floating cottages!). Food and beverage is a part of the offer too, including the Harbor Restaurant & Tavern, site of the STF evening event on May 10. The Lee's Ford Resort discount applies from the conclusion of the conference on May 11 through Sunday, May 14.  KTIA extends our deep appreciation to owner J.D. Hamilton for his very generous offer! 

To make your reservation, call 1-877-533-7367 ext. 226, and be sure to mention you are with the KTIA Spring Travel Forum.