Maryland Tourism Partners,
Maryland Office of Tourism Development has contracted with NEXTFactor Enterprises, Inc. to conduct a statewide tourism assessment and five regional assessments using its DestinationNEXT web-based diagnostic tool. The assessment is based on 20 variables related to destination strength and community support and engagement. By objectively measuring these factors, DestinationNEXT empowers OTD, Destination Management Organizations, and their industry partners to identify strengths, priorities, areas for potential improvement, and develop strategies for future growth.
OTD and the DestinationNEXT team will conduct five regional workshops across Maryland:
May 24 Southern MD, College of Southern Maryland, Room BU 204, 8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata
May 25 Capital Region, The Universities at Shady Grove, Building III, Room, III-2211, 9636 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville
June 6 Western Maryland, Frostburg State University, Gira Center, Room 127, 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg
June 7 Eastern Shore, Chesapeake College, Queen Anne’s Technical Building, Room T-130, Wye Mills
June 8 Central Region, The University Center, Harford Community College, 1201 Technology Drive, Room 121, Aberdeen
Workshops will be 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and all are welcome to attend any one of the five workshops. To register please visit http://industry.visitmaryland.org and click on registration button after the regional workshop you would like to attend. If the link fails, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, agency or business, email, and the regional workshop you plan to attend.