Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett will speak Thursday, June 11, 2015 at a Joint Hospitality and Tourism Associations Meeting sponsored by Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association and hosted by The Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Triplett is expected to discuss his background and what inspires him as the new commissioner for tourist development. Also, he will focus on his marketing strategy for Tennessee and the importance of continuing to increase both the state advertising budget and tourism revenue and how that will be accomplished.
Networking begins at 10:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The luncheon meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Registration for the luncheon is required at www.pfha-june11.eventbrite.com.
“We look forward to welcoming Mr. Triplett to Pigeon Forge and Sevier County!” said Pam Smith, president of the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association.
Tourism Department officials, members of the Governor’s Tennessee Tourism Committee, mayors, chamber officials, city officials and state legislators are expected to attend.
Holiday Inn Pigeon Forge is located at 3230 Parkway in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.