The Oregon Rural Tourism Conference is being held at Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon. Registration opens in late January 2020 and attendees will be able to make room reservations after registering for the conference.
Session descriptions are available here.
Sunday, April 26
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Scenic Byways Proponents Meeting
1 – 8 p.m. Registration open
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Exhibit Set-up
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Opening reception and entertainment
Monday, April 27
6:30 a.m. Fun Run/Walk
8:30 a.m. Opening Breakfast General Session
10:30 a.m. Exhibitor Break
11 a.m. Workshop Sessions – I
12 p.m. Lunch General Session
1:30 p.m. Exhibitor Break
1:45 p.m. Workshop Sessions – II
3 p.m. Exhibitor Break
3:45 p.m. Workshop Sessions – III
4:45 p.m. Exhibitor Break
Tuesday, April 28
7:30 a.m. Women in Tourism Focus Group
8:30 a.m. Breakfast General Session
9:30 a.m. Exhibitor Break
9:45 a.m. Workshop Sessions – III
10:45 a.m. Exhibitor Break
11:30 a.m. Workshop Sessions – IV
12:45 – 2 p.m. Closing Lunch General Session
Sunriver Resort discounted conference room rates*
- $115 Lodge Village Guestroom
- $139 Lodge Village Suite or River Lodge Room
To reserve your discounted conference hotel room call Sunriver Resort reservations directly at 1-800-547-3922 and ask for the Travel Oregon Rural Tourism Conference room block.
Thank you for booking your room through the Sunriver conference room block. This helps us keep the conference costs down for everyone! Sunriver also has 2-bedroom condos and up to 6-bedroom houses available as well if you are looking for a larger lodging option.
*Rates and rooms based on availability. Rates are available three days before and three days after conference. ADA accessible rooms available. State and local taxes of 11.6% will be added to each room, per night. A resort fee of 10% will be added to each room, per night on some room types. Deadline to reserve a room at these rates is March 26 although the room block may fill up before then. Once the conference room block is full, overflow hotel information will be posted.
Scholarships will be available through Travel Oregon and Visit Central Oregon. You will have the choice to ask for a one day or full conference registration. There will be a limited amount of scholarships available that will also cover hotel room costs. The application will be available on this page on January 31.