Travel Media Showcase 2017 | Cabarrus County, North Carolina | August 22-25, 2017

2017 Travel Media Showcase Schedule

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

12:00pm -
5:00pm
Registration and Check-In
Sponsored by GoRving
After checking in to your room, pick up your registration materials and set up your booth. Light lunch served.
Concord Convention Center
6:30pm -
9:00pm
Opening Reception
Sponsored by Southern Grace Distilleries
Departures at 6pm and 6:15pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to each departure between Concord Convention Center and Embassy Suites Main Entrance. Buses depart Southern Grace Distilleries at 8:30pm, 8:45pm and 9pm.
Southern Grace Distilleries

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

8:00am -
9:00am
Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Visit Cabarrus
Concord Convention Center, Concord F
9:00am -
10:30am
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord Rooms A-E
10:30am -
10:45am
Break
Sponsored by Visit Clearwater
Concord Convention Hall
10:45am -
12:00pm
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord Rooms A-E
12:15pm
Lunch Dine Around
If you have not elected to participate in a local Fam Tour you will receive a lunch voucher compliments of TMS and can explore the area on your own.
12:30pm -
4:30pm
Local Fam Tours
Sponsored by Heart of NC Visitors Bureau and Visit NC
Boarding begins at 12:15pm outside Concord Convention Center. Buses depart at 12:30pm and return at 4:30pm.
6:30pm -
9:00pm
Elected Networking Dinner
Sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway and Levy Motorsports
Departures at 6:10pm, 6:15pm and 6:20pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to each departure between Concord Convention Center and Embassy Suites Main Entrance. Buses depart Charlotte Motor Speedway at 8:45pm, 8:50pm and 8:55pm.

If you have not elected to participate in the Networking Dinner, you will be free for dinner and can explore the area on your own.
Charlotte Motor Speedway

Thursday, August 24, 2017

8:00am -
9:00am
Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Visit Cabarrus
Concord Convention Center, Concord F Sponsored by Visit Cabarrus
9:00am -
10:30am
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
10:30am -
10:45am
Break
Sponsored by New Mexico Tourism Department
Concord Convention Hall
10:45am -
12:00pm
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
12:00pm -
1:30pm
Luncheon
Sponsored by Great Wolf Lodge
Boarding will begin immediately following Marketplace Appointments outside Concord Convention Center.
Great Wolf Lodge Charlotte-Concord
1:45pm -
2:45pm
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
2:45pm -
3:00pm
Break
Sponsored by New Orleans Plantation Country
Concord Convention Hall
3:00pm -
4:00pm
Marketplace Appointments
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
4:00pm -
4:15pm
Open Marketplace
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
4:15pm -
5:30pm
Exhibitor Dismantle
Exhibitors cannot dismantle their booths until Open Marketplace is over. All exhibits must be removed by 6pm.
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E
6:30pm -
7:00pm
Closing Reception
Concord Convention Center, Concord F
7:00pm -
9:00pm
Closing Dinner
Join us for the conclusion of TMS 2017 and announcement of the host for TMS 2018!
Concord Convention Center, Concord A-E

Friday, August 25, 2017

Airport Departures
Shuttles depart every 30 minutes from 4am-1:30pm. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to each departure outside Embassy Suites Main Entrance.
Post FAM Tours
Destination Representatives will meet post tour attendees in the lobby of Embassy Suites at the departure time specified on post tour itinerary.