Special Sessions

Pre-conference Technology Forum

Tuesday, December 3
9:00 a.m. - noon
Technology is evolving more quickly than ever and taking advantage of the rise in multi-platform consumer use is imperative for successful marketing. These sessions will provide insights from the best in the business. 

Nevada Marketplace

This year’s conference includes an exceptional opportunity to interact with domestic and international tour operators through 1:1 meetings the morning of Dec. 4. Buyers include both domestic and international tour operators, travel agents, airlines and receptives – all interested in buying Nevada!

Stars of the Industry Dinner

In partnership with the Nevada Governor’s Conference on Tourism, The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association is pleased to host the 3rd Annual Hospitality Stars of the Industry celebrating the exceptional professionalism and outstanding service of top individuals in our industry. Join us on December 4, 2013 at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas from 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. honoring talent, performance and excellence in the workplace as we recognize the super stars from Nevada's prestigious hospitality industry.

Post-Conference Familiarization Tours

Once again, the Nevada Commission on Tourism will be hosting qualified buyers from around the world to attend the Governor's Conference on Tourism Marketplace and join us on one of two optional post-conference Familiarization (FAM) tours. The FAM tours will begin immediately following the conclusion of the conference on Thursday, December 5 and end on Saturday, December 7. 

We are extending an offer for all conference attendees to sign up and join us for one of these FAMs. The cost is just $150.00 and includes all lodging, meals, transportation, etc. You will have an opportunity to meet with the buyers more extensively and join many of your tourism professionals on an unforgetable journey. Registration is openOnce you register by adding the event to your "shopping cart," check the FAM tour option you would like to attend.

Nevada Winter Wonderland FAM Trip

Starry Nights and Sunny Days FAM Trip


As always, we’ve lined up a number of great speakers, interactive discussions and networking opportunities to ensure your Governor’s Conference experience is incredibly valuable.

Please contact us if you have questions.

We’ll see you in December!