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Missouri Division of Tourism

What's your story? There are so many ways to connect with visitors - both prospects and returning guests - but there's perhaps nothing better than telling your story in a compelling way. This year's lineup of speakers at the Missouri Governor's Conference on Tourism is focused on helping you tell your story in new and different ways ... and on helping you make the connection that brings more visitors to your door. Our speakers will take a lively, often humorous and always interesting approach to making you the best storyteller you can be.

Join us at the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held September 25-27, 2018, at the St. Charles Convention Center. This year's conference will feature a strong line-up of expert speakers, as well as exciting social events to enhance your networking opportunities with top leaders and innovators. Attending is a great way to connect with the Missouri tourism community, which employs more than 300,000 individuals statewide.

Register for the Conference

Accommodations are available at the Embassy Suites St. Charles Hotel. Reserve your room by August 26, 2018, to secure the conference rate of $129 using group code MGC. You can also book over the phone by calling 800-560-7782.  

Conference Agenda

Speaker Biographies

Sponsorship Opportunities

2018 Missouri Governor’s Conference on Tourism Sponsors

Welcome Reception Sponsor:


Registration Materials:



Missouri Travel Council

Missouri Wine and Grape Board

Missouri Humanities Council

Gateway Arch & Riverboats

Clear Marketing

Lodging Hospitality Management/St. Louis Aquarium

Cyberweb Hotels, LLC

CTM Media Group

Missouri Life