2019 Meeting Minutes


2018 Meeting Minutes



2019 Meetings & Events

All meetings are typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:30 am, unless otherwise indicated. Locations and topics will be announced at a later date. You will receive an email to register for the meeting (or click below, if available). Please remember to bring a door prize from your destination!

MARCH 19-21, 2019
STS Spring Meeting – Connections
Daytona Beach, Florida

APRIL 10, 2019
NEGMTA Meeting
NEGA History Museum
Gainesville, Georgia

APRIL 17-19, 2019
RVIC Conference
Jekyll Island, Georgia

MAY 12-17, 2019
STS Marketing College
Dahlonega, Georgia

JUNE 12, 2019
NEGMTA Meeting
Goats on the Roof
Tiger, Georgia

AUGUST 14, 2019
NEGMTA Meeting
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Hiawassee, Georgia

SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2019
Governor’s Conference on Tourism
LaGrange, Georgia

OCTOBER 9, 2019
NEGMTA Meeting
Folk Pottery Museum
Sautee, Georgia

NEGMTA Meeting
Crawford Long Museum
Jefferson, Georgia

Click here to download the form to Nominate your choice for the 2018 Top of the Mountain Award to be presented at Winter Chautauqua in Carrolton in March 2019. Nominees should have achieved exceptional results in Marketing, Events or Outstanding Effort for the Tourism Industry in the Northeast Georgia Region. 


Winter Chautauqua 2018 Presentations

Whats New Social Media – Howard Flint, Ghost Partner

10 Things I wish PR knew about working with bloggers – Lesli Peterson, 365 Atlanta Family

Print Marketing vs Digital Marketing – Sue Rodman, 365 Atlanta Family

Succeeding in a Micro-Moments World (1) – Chris Reidenbaugh

Using Data To Drive Growth – Chris Reidenbaugh

Guide to Getting Businesses Online – Chris Reidenbaugh

Place Branding 101 – Steve Chandler

Common Sense Branding– Steve Chandler

Drive New Business with Social Media– Howard Flint

Facebook Marketing – Matt Meeks, Matt Meeks Consulting

5 Stages of Travel – Matthew Smith, Ray Hydrick, Advance Travel

The role of social media in your Travel Marketing – Jacquelyn Blackwell, Advance Travel




Georgia Tourism Links & Resources

Explore Georgia Tourism Portal
Georgia Tourism Directory of Services
Explore Georgia Partner Training