Heritage & Cultural Tourism Conference

Event description

The Heritage & Cultural Tourism Conference, hosted by Sitka Tribe of Alaska, serves as an important bridge between the travel and tourism industry and local heritage. This is the only event of its kind in Alaska that focuses solely on the development, evolution and sustainability of cultural and heritage tourism businesses.

With a range of session topics, this conference offers expert education for professionals at all levels and in all sectors of cultural tourism. 

Session Highlights Include:

  • Presentations from American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA),  Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA), US Cultural & Heritage Marketing Council, Office of Indian Economic Development, Cruise Line Representatives, Alaska Airlines, and more!
  • How Private & Tribal Partnerships are Changing the Tourism Landscape
  • Reshaping Your Company Culture to Attract and Retain Employees
  • Social Media Marketing and Online Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs
  • Assessing Your Community for Cultural Tourism Development
  • Grant Writing and Funding Resources
  • Business Tools for Alaska Native Artists
  • Alaska Native CulturalHost Seminars and Train-the-Trainer Certification