RFPS for 42nd Annual MTTS Extended Again Until 10/3


Would you like to host our 42nd Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in 2023?

Due to my upcoming travel schedule this week, I am extending the RFP deadline once again.

The deadline for the RFPs has now been extended to October 3. Please note, at this time, we are not requiring menus to be part of the RFP. But you MUST have a Letter of Support from your Local DMO!!! Please email questions and/or proposal to MTC Executive Director, Ruth Toomey, ruth@mdtourism.org.

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One Week Left to Register for Pre-MTTS Virtual Kick Off Event with Rachel Druckenmiller.

Still unsure about attending the Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit or have a friend on the fence? Here is a video message from Rachel Druckenmiller from UNMUTED!!!!

Maryland Restaurant Week Ends September 25!

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Rachel Druckenmiller, of UNMUTED, is speaking at the Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit on Wednesday, November 16 at 9:00 am. Her session will be What Matters Most Now?: What Employees Really Want from Work.  Please join Rachel for a very special virtual kickoff event next Tuesday, October 4 at 10:00 am. Have a friend who may be interested in attending MTTS? Invite them to join in this virtual event as well! Registration is Free!

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Maryland Milestones

Are You Celebrating a Big Anniversary this Year?

If you are a member of MTC and are celebrating a Milestone Anniversary, please email Ruth Toomey with your business name, anniversary year and logo, especially if you have a special anniversary logo. We would like to recognize you during our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 15.

Meet Our Speakers

Anirban Basu,

MPP, MA, JD, Ph.D.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sage Policy Group, Inc.

No Time to Buy

Speaking on Tuesday at 9am.

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Barbara Wold

International Business Speaker, Author and Consultant

Power of Partnerships – Using Your Neighbors to Grow Your Destination & Your Economy

Speaking on Tuesday at 10 am

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Rachel Druckenmiller, MS Founder, Speaker & Facilitator UNMUTED

What Matters Most Now?: What Employees Really Want from Work

Speaking on Wednesday at 9 am

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Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit Sponsor & Register Today!

Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit is Maryland tourism’s most prestigious industry gathering. We invite you to join us for our 41st Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit! Sponsorship provides unparalleled opportunities to network, and to promote your business to the top tourism professionals from across our state. Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved in a meaningful way – and to align your business with what we anticipate to be the best MTTS yet! Last year’s event SOLD OUT! So don’t delay in taking advantage of this opportunity!

Join us November 14-16 at the Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort. Confirmed speakers include Maryland’s favorite Economist, Anirban Basu and we welcome for the first time Barbara Wold and Rachel DruckenMiller of Rachel Unmuted. Please plan to join us for the extended Welcome Reception hosted by the Town of Ocean City at Seacrets on, Monday November 14 from 5pm-9pm. More information coming soon!!! Updates are being made to the MTTS Webpage currently to reflect all the most up to date information.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Sponsorships help MTC keep the cost of MTTS down! Please consider a sponsorship.

Reminder: A $50 late fee will be added to registrations after 10.21.22 and a $100 late fee for sponsors. So avoid the fees and sign up today!!!!!!!

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Make Your Nominations Now for the 2022 Destination Maryland Awards

OTD is seeking nominations for the 2022 Destination Maryland Awards. These awards recognize the outstanding work of the tourism industry in its quest to increase revenue from visitor spending while providing unforgettable customer experiences for our visitors. Individuals, businesses, organizations, and governmental agencies that have significantly and positively impacted the local, regional, or statewide economy between November 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022 are eligible for nominations. Submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. October 21, 2022.

This year’s categories include the Maximizing Opportunities Award, the Market Expansion Award, the Leveraging Partnerships Award, and the Transactional Outcomes Award. The awards will be presented during the Maryland Travel & Tourism Summit, November 14 – 16 in Ocean City. For more information, including eligibility guidelines, and to make a nomination, follow this link.

Book Your Room NOW for Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit

Just a Few Weeks Left to Get Rate!

Room Block Closes October 16, 2022

Experience the Ocean City oceanfront and unwind in style in Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort’s comfortable guest rooms, most with ocean views and standing balconies. Here, there’s nothing between you and your toes in the sand.

To make your reservation to receive the discounted room rate, you MUST call the hotel 410-524-3535 and refer to the group name Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit when calling the hotel directly or book online through website through the hotel link below.

Want to extend your trip? The rates will apply Sunday through Thursday nights!

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Not a MTC Member Yet?

If you are not a member of MTC, join now and get the remainder of 2022 for just $99.

Upcoming Events:

·     November 14-16 Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit – Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort

·     December 7 Holiday Party Gaylord National Harbor