Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2019 Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism, April 14-16, at the Hotel Eugene. You can access the 2019 conference information through August 1 by visiting the event website.

Save the Date for our next two conferences:

April 26–28, 2020
Rural Tourism Conference
Sunriver Resort
Sunriver, OR

April 11–13, 2021
Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

2019 General Conference Agenda

Note: Some of this information may change as the conference agenda is finalized.
Saturday, April 13
Optional pre-conference activities
Optional industry meetings
Sunday, April 14
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.Optional Industry Meetings
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Oregon Tourism Commission Meeting
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Oregon Travel & Tourism Industry Achievement Awards
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.Night Out in Eugene
Monday, April 15
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.First Timers Morning Reception
8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m.Opening General Session
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Exhibitor Break
10:40 a.m. - 12 p.m.Workshops - Session I
12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Lunch General Session
1:40 p.m. - 3 p.m.Workshops - Session II
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.Exhibitor Reception & Appointments Pavilion
5:30 p.m.Lane County Dine Around
Tuesday, April 16
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.Fun Run, Bike & Walk
8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m.General Session
10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.Exhibitor Break
10:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.Workshops - Session III
12:20 p.m. - 2 p.m.Closing Lunch General Session
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.Final Exhibitor Break

2019 Conference Rates

Admission ItemEarly Bird Rate
Through February 28, 2019
Standard Rate
March 1 - April 5, 2019
Full Governor's Conference
Includes admission to all conference sessions, events and meals Sunday - Tuesday. The Monday Night dine around is not included.
$395$415
Hospitality/Tourism Student or Teacher; Spouse Full Governor's Conference
Specifically for hospitality/tourism students or teachers, or a spouse of a registered attendee. Includes admission to all conference sessions, events and meals Sunday - Tuesday. The Monday Night dine around is not included.
$325$325
Guest - Sunday Only
Includes admission to exhibits, Achievement Awards and the Night Out event on Sunday only.
$100$100

Want more information about Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism?

If you have additional questions or comments about Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism, please contact the appropriate member of the Travel Oregon staff listed below.

  1. Carole Astley, CMP