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30 Ideas in 30 Minutes – Kansas Tourism Conference

30 Ideas in 30 Minutes — Kansas Tourism Conference 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. Please forgive any Read More…

5 First Timer Tips: How to get the most out of Kansas Tourism Conference

Conferences are a great way to connect with people in your industry and learn from the best in the field.  The Kansas Tourism Conference (#KTC21) is THE conference to do just that and more!  You’ll love the motivational speakers, the free swag, networking with peers, awesome food and off-site experiences.   Here are some tips we’ve Read More…

On your way to KDS? Five tips to help you get there by conference 2021!

Are you just mere steps away from obtaining your Kansas Destination Specialist designation? Maybe you have a book report to complete, or need to visit an attraction and write a quick report—click here to see where you’re at in the KDS journey! Make 2021 the year that you go from seeking your KDS to joining Read More…

TIAK Marketing Awards: Top 10 Tips for an Award-Winning Entry

Whether this is your first submission, or you have submitted for 10 years straight, these tips can help you create and submit the best TIAK marketing entry yet. We know you’ve got your eye on first place! Here’s a surefire way to make it happen… Start the process early!  You are already on the right Read More…

Registration is open for the 2021 Kansas Tourism Conference

What a year! Get ready to celebrate the travel and tourism industry at the Kansas Tourism Conference in Liberal, October 18-20, 2021. Be a part of the Kansas tourism industry’s “don’t miss” conference of the year. Registration is now open! Enjoy inspiring speakers, valuable educational information and fun networking opportunities. Kansas has so much travel Read More…

Celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week!

National Travel & Tourism Week is well underway. Be sure to share your photos and activities with office@tiak.org and let us know how you are showcasing your community. “Donut underestimate the Power of Travel!” Visit Kansas City, Kansas Director, Alan Carr, delivered donuts to the Wyandotte County delegation in honor of National Travel & Tourism Read More…

June Educational Seminar

You’re invited to an educational seminar on Mental Health and Managing Stress. Join Kathy Mosher from Central Kansas Mental Health Center for a focus on mental health and how the body and mind process and manage stress vs. toxic stress. Click here for more information and to register.

National Tourism Week Across Kansas

National Tourism Week Across Kansas May 2-8, 2021 marks the 38th annual National Tourism Week (NTW) celebration. It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses and personal well-being. While NTW celebrations were held virtually in 2020 as travel buckled under the Read More…

First Adjournment Legislative Report

Weekly Legislative Report: First Adjournment April 6-9, 2021 The Kansas Legislature adjourned the 2021 regular session last Friday evening after a very busy week of conference committees and floor debate. From taxes and budget to guns and elections, lawmakers wrapped up most of the larger items on this year’s agenda. The omnibus budget bill, education Read More…

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