Building Community 2018 Schedule


Building Community 2018

(Subject To Change)


General Session/All Attendees

Breakout geared toward Writers

Breakout geared toward Destinations


Wednesday, May 9th 2018


9:00m- 10:00am Registration

10:00 – 10:30  Welcome from CL Mayor, CL Chamber, & MW Travel Bloggers

10:30-11:30am SEO & SEM – Bultsma

11:30-12pm Networking Break

12-1:30pm Lunch Session

Creative Marketing Solutions Using Technology, Leif Pettersen

1:30-2:30 BREAKOUTS (Pitch to Win-Ladage  //  FAM Trips-Ford)

2:30-3pm Networking Break

3-4 Gallivant Your Way To Success, JayJay the Iowa Gallivant

4- 5 Best Practices Broers, Hohn, Trudell

Evening Dinner Theater & Entertainment at the Surf

Thursday, May 10th 2018

8am-9am Registration & Breakfast

9-10am Every Business Has a Story – Cassie Peterson

10-10:30am Networking Break

10:30-11:30 BREAKOUTS (Getting Published- Maulsby // DMO Topic-Scarbourough)

11:30-1pm Lunch Session

Saving Your Town With Tourism & Blogger Partnerships, Deb Brown

1-2pm BREAKOUTS (Monetizing- Marine // Reaching Niche Markets)

2-2:30pm Networking Break

2:30-4pm Optional Surf Ballroom Tour

5-9pm Dine Around Clear Lake (Trolley) Sign up at CL booth.

Friday, May 11th, 2018

8-9am Registration & Breakfast Buffet

9-10am Video on a Shoestring

10-11am Working with Traditional Media (Frein)