Travel & Words Spring 2013 Conference
Event on 2013-03-17 13:00:00
Travel & Words Spring '13 ConferenceMarch 17 – 18, 2013Seaside OR Conference Center,Seaside, Oregon
Theme: RESEARCH AT HOME & AWAY. PITCH. WRITE. PUBLISH!
SUNDAY, MARCH 17, SEASIDE OR CONFERENCE CENTER
1:00 p.m. Check in, Meet & Greet, Visit Exhibitor Tables and meet travel & tourism staff
1;45 p.m. Welcome & Introductions
2:00 p.m. Regional Travel & Tourism Trends
3:00 p.m. Refreshment break, Visit Exhibitor Tables
3:30 p.m. "Expand Your Freelance Writing: Cast a Wider Net" Presenter: MARALYN HILL, PRESIDENT, INTERNATONAL FOOD, WINE AND TRAVEL WRITERS ASSOCIATION (IFWTWA)
4:15 p.m. Freelance Writers Panel: Writing Strategies for 2013
5:00 p.m. Networking Mixer No-host Wine Bar will offer a selection of Oregon and Washington hand-crafted ales, wines, and hard ciders.
MONDAY, MARCH 18, SEASIDE OR CONFERENCE CENTER
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
9: 15 a.m. Presenter: DAVE PETERSON, PUBLISHER, NORTHWEST TRAVEL MAGAZINE
10:00 a.m. Break & Visit Regional Exhibitor Tables
10: 30 a.m. WORKSHOP INTENSIVES
"Writing the Best Articles: Tuned Up a Notch" Allen Cox, FL writer and Editor-in-Chief, Northwest Travel Magazine, shares tips for drafting and writing winning articles that editors love.
"Earn a Living as a Freelance Writer, 2013" Nan Devlin, FL writer, tourism consultant, and lecturer at The George Washington University shares how to expand your freelance horizons farther afield in 2013, from writing articles to other writing avenues that also pay.
"Expand Your Freelance Writing: Cast a Wider Net" Maralyn Hill,President, International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA)
"Research & Pitch: Strategies" Roy Stevenson, FL writer and author, "Marketing Strategies for Writers," shares his personal strategies for pitching editors near and far.
11: 15 a.m. Panel: Q&A AND FEEDBACK FROM WORKSHOP INTENSIVES Roy Stevenson, Allen Cox, Nan Devlin, and Maralyn Hill
Noon Buffet Lunch, Fort Worden Conference Center
1:00 p.m. Panel: "Travel, Tweeting, and Blogging"
2:00 p.m. Visit Exhibit Tables
2:30 p.m. Panel "Editors and Publishers"
4:00 p.m. Conference Evaluation and Closing
Safe Travels and Happy Writing!
"Travel deeply. Have real experiences. Write about them. Find your voice. Tell a story."
–Judith Fein, Travel writer & photographer
About Pacific NW Travel Writers Conference
The Pacific NW Travel Writers Conference provides a forum for freelance writers, staff writers, and journalists who want to explore and expand their markets in new ways in a changing world.
- Freelance and Staff writers
- Magazine, newspaper and newsletter editors
- Travel and Tourism industry professionals
- Hospitality industry planners, promoters
- Web promoters
- Educators, researchers, tourism planners
- Radio/TV promoters, writers
at Seaside Convention & Conference Center
989 Broadway, Seaside OR
Seaside, United States