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NEW Destination Statehouse Opportunity

From Jim Zaleski TIAK Advocacy Chair Hello TIAK friends, It’s that wonderful 5th season of the year again – political season! It won’t be the same without our good friend Kevin from Shawnee, but he would have loved this new opportunity being given to us during the evening event at our Destination Statehouse on February Read More…

2022 KTC 30 in 30

Thanks to everyone for participating in the 30 ideas in 30 minutes session at the Kansas Tourism Conference! A lot of great ideas were shared, and a couple even won a prize! We’ve compiled them all, plus a few from the idea box. Plan event promotions like Hobby Lobby and use website, blog and social Read More…

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. NELS LINDBERG

Registration is open for the 2022 Kansas Tourism Conference (KTC) and organizers are pleased to announce Dr. Nels Lindberg as one of the keynote speakers at this year’s conference! Dr. Nels Lindberg is a KSU alumni known for his expertise in consulting for the beef and cattle industries, while leading the veterinary practice, Animal Medical Read More…

Kansas Destination Specialist reminders

As the Kansas Tourism Conference approaches, some of you may be thinking about Kansas Destination Specialist (KDS) designation or renewal. NEW KDS SEEKERS–Here are details you need to know to receive KDS: 1. The deadline for submissions this year is September 16, 2022. 2. Check https://tiak.org/resources/kds/ for the list of how many points you have Read More…

KTC FEATURED KEYNOTE: JACKIE STILES

The KTC (Kansas Tourism Conference) Committee is gearing up for an amazing conference in Wichita this October, and the keynote speakers are ones you won’t want to miss, especially central Kansas native, Jackie Stiles! Kansas knows Jackie from her historical roots in Claflin, KS where she led the county in women’s basketball scoring, then rewrote Read More…

Wacky Wichita!

If you’re heading to Wichita in October for the annual tourism conference, make plans to check out the offbeat and wacky things to see and do! Seen through the eyes and exploration of travel writer Megan Bannister of Olio in Iowa, she loves to find offbeat attractions, and had no trouble finding unusual and wacky Read More…

TIAK Board Spotlight July 2022

TIAK BOARD SPOTLIGHT Our July board member spotlights feature folks from Leavenworth and Lindsborg! Read more below and be sure to say hello at a future TIAK event. Be sure to check back monthly as we shine the spotlight on other members of the board throughout the year. Kristi K Lee, Tourism Director – Leavenworth Read More…

Marketing Awards Open Through August 5th

It’s time to share your marketing genius! Do you have what it takes to promote your organization? If so, then plan to enter the TIAK Marketing Award contest! Our goal is to recognize the outstanding marketing efforts of tourism throughout Kansas. This program is limited to TIAK member organizations only. Also, Coalitions may enter but Read More…

TIAK Board Spotlight June 2022

TIAK BOARD SPOTLIGHT Our June board member spotlight features a Hays superstar! Read more below and be sure to say hello at a future TIAK event. Check back monthly as we shine the spotlight on other members of the board throughout the year. Janet Kuhn, Sales Manger – Hays Convention & Visitors Bureau What do Read More…

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