Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference


2019 Conference Location

Northern Kentucky Convention Center
1 W RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011

Conference Enhancements

KTIA’s annual conference has enjoyed several consecutive years of high ratings by conference attendees. Earlier this year a special Annual Conference Task Force agreed that a winning streak is the perfect time to add even more value and to further enhance the conference experience for attendees. Click link below for details on all new conference enhancements.

2019 Conference Enhancements

Delegate Registration

"ADVANCE" Registration (July 11 - October 19)  
KTIA Member
Non-Member
Conference - 1st Delegate
$300
$425
Conference - Additional Delegate
$250
$400
Golden Gala Reception & Dinner Only
$110
$130  
"EVENT" Registration (October 19 - Conference)
KTIA Member
Non-Member
Conference - 1st Delegate
$350
$475
Conference - Additional Delegate
$275
$450
Golden Gala Reception & Dinner Only
$135
$155  

 

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Exhibitor Registration

  KTIA Member Non-Member
Conference Exhibitor $500 $675
Conference Exhibitor - Additional Delegate $250 $400

 

The Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference Trade Show gives industry suppliers excellent exposure and access to important and key industry leaders. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early to ensure your space.

With Exhibitor Registration, you receive:
          • Access to travel industry decision makers
          • Admission to sessions, events & meal functions
          • Special Trade Show breaks with all delegates
          • Excel database of conference delegates
          • 8’ x 10’ exhibit spaces (includes 6’ table & 2 chairs)
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Schedule

2019 Preliminary Schedule 

Sponsorships

Click link below to review 2019 sponsorship levels and the benefits available with each. Contact Hank Phillips with any questions.

2019 Sponsorship Agreement

Conference Hotels 

Marriott RiverCenter, Embassy Suites RiverCenter and Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront Downtown are the official 2019 Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference hotels. The Marriott is connected by skyway to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, the Embassy Suites is across the street from the Northern Kentucky Convention Center and Best Western Plus is roughly 1 mile away. To ensure the conference rates, please refer to information below.

Cincinnati Marriott Rivercenter
10 West RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859.261.2900
Rate: $149 + tax
Code: 2019 KTIA Annual Conference
Reservation Deadline: October 11, 2019 
 
Reserve Online
 
Embassy Suites by Hilton Cincinnati RiverCenter 
10 East RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859.261.8400
Rate: $149 + tax
Code: 2019 KTIA Annual Conference
Reservation Deadline: October 11, 2019
 
Reserve Online
 
Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront Downtown Area
200 Crescent Avenue
Covington, KY 41011
Phone:  859-581-7800
Rate: $89 + tax
Code: 2019 KTIA Annual Conference
Reservation Deadline: October 11, 2019
 
Reserve Online 

Traverse Awards

An array of an exciting assortment of enhancements to the Traverse Awards will take place at the 2019 annual conference. Included are new awards, and greater publicity of winners thanks to coverage by WLEX18, Kentucky Monthly, The Lane Report and Kentucky Living. Also, the significance of the awards will be underscored by a day of announcements at the annual conference rather than all being made during the Gala Awards Dinner, and all entries will available online for viewing before, during and after the conference.
The winners of the 2019 Traverse Awards for Excellence in Kentucky Tourism Marketing will be announced throughout the day on Thursday, November 7.
 
Deadline: Wednesday, August 14

Late Fee Deadline: Wednesday, August 21 

2019 Traverse Awards Details

Silent & Live Auctions

Silent Auction Donations
If you are interested in donating an item to the silent auction, please complete the form below and return the completed copy to Sarah Brock.
 
2019 Silent Auction Donation Form
Live Auction Donations
Major item will be included in the live auction which will take place during the Golden Gala Dinner on the evening of Thursday, November 7. Past live auction items have included travel packages, house boat rentals and exclusive experiences. If you are interested in donating a live auction item, please contact Hank Phillips for more information.

Conference Attire

Local Activities (Tours, Voluntourism, Icebreaker) – Casual
Golden Gala Reception & Dinner – Semi-formal (Guests are encouraged to wear gold or black)
All Other Conference Events – Business Casual

Questions?

Contact Sarah Brock at 502.223.8687.