8th Annual OBX Tourism Summit

Thursday, November 5, 2020

This year's theme is "The Future of Outer Banks Tourism" and will be held during National Tourism Week. The Summit celebrates our vibrant Outer Banks tourism industry by bringing together tourism professionals and partners to learn about the latest marketing trends, network with local tourism colleagues and catch up on the current topics facing the Outer Banks vacation market. The event will be held at The Event House at Sanderling Resort in Duck, North Carolina, from 8:00am-3:00pm.




(This agenda is subject to change.)

8:00am-9:00am             OBX Summit Tourism Registration: Pre-function area, breakfast items will be served.

9:00am – 9:10am          Welcome/Program Kick Off

9:10am – 10:30am        Outer Banks Visitors Bureau updates: Recent Activity, Current Trends and Upcoming Future Plans 

                                       Panel Discussion with our Agencies: Hoffman York, Ignite Social Media, Boone Oakley

10:30am-10:45am         Break

10:45am – 12:00pm      Unlocking Google’s Full Potential

12:00pm – 1:00pm        Lunch, Downstairs at the Event House

1:00pm – 2:15pm          Plotting the Course for Outer Banks Tourism : Destination Analyst

2:15pm -3:00pm            Soundside Event Center Plans