Friday, February 15, 2019 • 8am-1pm

Miller Senate Office Building, West I and II

11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

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Reservations are available and can be made for the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Annapolis for Thursday, February 14th. MTC Discounted Rate: $99.00 per night, plus tax. Valet parking is $26 (with in and out privileges) Please call the hotel at 410-990-1100 by Monday, January 22nd to make your reservation.

Agenda for Tourism Day

8:00am: Doors Open

  • Pick up information Legislator (Leave behind) packets
  • Coffee & Continental Breakfast
  • Networking

8:15am – 8:45am: Tourism Day Kickoff

  • Welcome: Ruth Toomey, MTC Executive Director
  • Remarks: Connie Del Signore, Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County with Special Guest, Gavin Buckley, Mayor, Annapolis
  • Breaking the Ice: Advocacy Dos and Don’ts – Frank Boston, Attorney
  • MTDB Budget Briefing – Rick Howarth, Chair, MTDB
  • Announcements – Michael Haynie, MTC Past Board Chair

9:00am – 11:15am: Meetings with Delegations & Legislators


3 Ways to Participate:
  • Individual or Group Advocacy Meetings
  • Observe Senate Session
  • Join MTC Door to Door Visits

11:15am – 12:30pm: Working Lunch & Greetings from Special Guests

  • Secretary Kelly M. Shulz (invited), Maryland Department of Commerce
  • House & Senate Leadership

12:30pm – 1:00pm: Special Recognition & Award Presentations

  • Tourism Advocate Award

1:00pm: Wrap Up


1:10pm: Group Photo, Courtesy of KRR Photography

*Schedule subject to change.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & BENEFITS

Sponsorship Agreement Form

PARTNER – $500

  • Complimentary registration for 2 ($40 member value; $60 non-member value)
  • Name & Logo recognition on MTC’s Tourism Day webpage
  • Name & Logo recognition on-site at Tourism Day
    • Program
    • On-site Signage
    • Recognition from podium during the Tourism Day event

PREMIER – $1,000

  • Complimentary registration for 4 ($80 member value; $120 non-member value)
  • Name & Logo recognition on MTC’s Tourism Day webpage
  • Name & Logo recognition on-site at Tourism Day
    • Program – including 1/8 page display ad!
    • On-site Signage
    • Recognition from podium during the Tourism Day event
  • Ability to provide a promotional item for Tourism day attendee bag and/or Table Display*

BREAKFAST SPONSOR – $1,500 [limit 2]

  • Breakfast session from 8:15am – 8:45am (includes a special guest welcome)
  • Complimentary registration for 5 ($100 member value; $150 non-member value)
  • Name & Logo recognition on MTC’s Tourism Day webpage
  • Name & Logo recognition on-site at Tourism Day
    • Program – including ¼ page display ad!
    • Prominent On-site Signage including Dedicated Table Signage during breakfast
    • Recognition from podium during the Tourism Day event
  • Ability to provide a promotional item for Tourism day attendee bag and/or Table Display*
  • Stage time with a captive audience! Opportunity to make remarks during breakfast!

LUNCH SPONSOR – $2,000 [limit 3]

Lunch session from 11:15am – 1pm (includes a special guest welcome)

  • Complimentary registration for 5 ($100 member value; $150 non-member value)
  • Name & Logo recognition on MTC’s Tourism Day webpage
  • Name & Logo recognition in Boxed lunches for all legislators & attendees
  • Prominent On-site Signage including Dedicated Table Signage during breakfast
  • Name & Logo recognition on-site at Tourism Day
    • Program – including ¼ page display ad!
    • Prominent On-site Signage including Dedicated Table Signage during breakfast
    • Recognition from podium during the Tourism Day event
  • Ability to provide a promotional item for Tourism day attendee bag and/or Table Display*
  • Stage time with a captive audience! Opportunity to make remarks during breakfast!

Deadline for sponsorship commitment is Friday, January 25, 2018 Contact: Ruth Toomey – ruth@mdtourism.org

• Note: table space is limited and will be reserved by order of request. Tables will be provided but not table cloths/set-up is at the cost of sponsor.

2019 Tourism Day Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Breakfast Sponsors

Lunch Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

Partners