International Sport Tourism Conference

The purpose of the is to showcase the Orange County Visitors Association role in its efforts to increase domestic and international tourism through enhanced brand recognition and lucrative partnership formations, and to serve as resource venue for the Orange County Visitor Industry.

The Orange County Visitors Association


"The OC - The Next Chapter"


Hilton Anaheim

777 Convention Way

Anaheim, CA 92802


8:00am: Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00am: Conference Sessions

"The Hidden History of OC - How Little Places Can Translate Into Big Visits"

Conference breakfastChris Epting, Author and Award-Winning Travel Writer

The OC and the California Brand

Caroline Beteta, President/CEO, Visit California

John Wayne Airport Update

Alan L. Murphy, Director, John Wayne Airport, Orange County

OCVA Spotlight

Ed Fuller, President/CEO Orange County Visitors Association

12:30pm Luncheon

Legacy Award Presentation

Cal State Fullerton Tourism Scholarship Award

"Emerging Lifestyles and Travel Trends: What to Expect in the Year Ahead"

OCVAconfKeynote Speaker:

Peter Yesawich, Ph.D., Vice Chairman, MMGY Global

Recognized expert and insightful source on travel trends

2:30pm: Concurrent Breakout Sessions

A. Social Media and Maximizing ROI: How to Build The Right Audience and Create Content That Converts

Dave Serino, Founder & Strategist, TwoSix Digital

B. Destination Marketing Insights: How to boost performance, Increase customers, and Maximize market share

Marshall Murdaugh, CEO, Marshall Murdaugh Marketing

C. Film and Tourism: Picture the Possibilities
Janice Arrington, Orange County Film Commissioner Amy Lemisch, Executive Director, California Film Commission Ken Schoech, Supervising Producer, The Real Housewives of Orange County

OCVAconf1D. Partnership Opportunities with OCVA

Ed Fuller, President/CEO, Orange County Visitors Association

Presenting Partners

Conference Registration: $125.00 per person

Conference Table Purchase: $900.00


Caroline Beteta, President/CEO, Visit California

Caroline Beteta serves as President & CEO of the industry-led Visit California, a nonprofit organization created to market California as a premier travel destination and to increase the state’s share of tourism-related revenues.

After serving two years as Vice Chair of Operations for Brand USA, Caroline was elected as Chair of the Board, where she provides strategic direction for the projected $200 million global program. She recently served a two-year term as National Chair of the U.S. Travel Association, where she guided the successful merger of the Travel Industry Association with the Travel Business Roundtable (to form the U.S. Travel Association). Additionally, she has received numerous awards for her creative work and leadership in the travel industry, including 2009 State Tourism Director of the Year.

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      U have another option - call the airlines

      GIven below are few of the tour operators and hope it helps

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      • Wonder Bus Tours - Provides a sightseeing bus ride through Dubai that also goes on the water up and down the Dubai creek. Contains the tour's prices, route, and photo gallery.