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National Extension Tourism (NET) Conference 2013

Extension Tourism NET 2013 Conference Call for Proposals: “Building Lasting Relationships“
DoubleTree Suites, Detroit, Downtown-Fort Shelby, Detroit, Michigan
August 6-9, 2013

Dear Colleagues:

The 2013 National Extension Tourism (NET) Conference Program Committee invites proposals for the 2013 NET Conference, the theme of which is “Building Lasting Relationships.” Based on this theme, the Conference Program Committee is seeking proposals for oral presentations, poster presentations, and panel presentations/workshops in the following nine broad topical areas:

Rural Tourism Development/Tourism in Resilient Communities
Community and Regional Planning and Development
Economic, Environmental, and Social Impacts of Tourism and Recreation
Agritourism—Local Foods, Farmers Markets, Culinary Tourism
Heritage and Cultural Tourism
Nature-Based Tourism: Ecotourism, Wildlife Enterprises, Adventure Tourism, Coastal Tourism
Marketing and Promotion
Tourism Research and Evaluation
Tourism Education, Training, and Certification Programs

The Program Committee encourages all proposal submitters to “connect” their work in tourism and recreation development to the conference’s “Building Lasting Relationships” theme, and is calling for new presentations (previously unpublished) and/or projects in progress. Please note: If a proposal is accepted for presentation at the conference, presenters must register for the conference.

The deadline for proposal submission is March 1, 2013, with notification of submission status by March 22, 2013. Visit the conference website at for further information on the 2013 NET Conference, Proposal Submission and Guidelines.

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