Hawaii Tourism Conference | Oct. 2-3. 2023September 07, 2023The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority (HTA) invites the public to attend its 2023 Hawai‘i Tourism Conference, which will be held on Monday, October 2, and Tuesday, October 3, at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.The conference will focus on the ongoing efforts to shape Hawaiʻi's regenerative tourism future, stimulating travel demand to the Hawaiian Islands while prioritizing the well-being of our people, places, and culture. We will cover various topics, including HTA's response to the Maui wildfires and rebuilding travel to the island, progress made in implementing our community-based Destination Management Action Plans (DMAP), updates from our Global Marketing Team, and perspectives from industry and community leaders who are actively driving positive change in Hawaiʻi.Full registration is available for $200 plus tax and covers both conference days. For those interested in solely attending the Aloha Reception or Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon, tickets can be purchased separately.
Day 1 - Monday, October 2
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks and Protocol by HTA Leadership and Government Officials
Destination Management Panel
International Air Updates
Lunch and Exhibit Networking
Marketing Insights and Trends by HTA Chief Brand Officer Kalani Ka‘anā‘anā
Global Marketing Team Updates for Europe, Canada, and Oceania
Global Marketing Team Updates for
Korea, China, and Japan
Global Marketing Team Updates for Meet Hawaiʻi and United States
Day 2 - Tuesday, October 3
Opening Remarks by HTA Leadership
Kilohana/HTA Stewardship Presentation
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon Theme: Culinary and Agriculture
PATA Student Forum (until 4:00 p.m.)
DMAP Workgroup Solutions
Mālama Maui Actions
Closing Speaker: Destination NEXT Futures Study*Schedule is subject to change.Should you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the HTA office at (808) 973-2255 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.