Thursday, February 26, 2015

The “Gen” State: Connecting Four Generations to Achieve Success

One of our speakers at the Summit is Diane Gibson, President & Founder of DMG Consultancy, Ltd.

She will be talking about Idaho:The Gem State evolving into “The GEN State”© as four distinct generations inhabit the workplace and the customer base.  Businesses today are experiencing a historically unique phenomenon;a mix of Traditionalists, Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials.  In this new world of four generations, each must be able to productively engage and relate.

We are very excited about her session and think it will valuable to all sectors within the tourism industry.  Have you registered yet for this great event, do so today! 


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Register today for the North Idaho Tourism Summit: April 9

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fostering Strategic Partnerships Join us in April for the North Idaho Tourism Summit

Fostering Strategic Partnerships across tourism regions, industries and individuals is our theme for this year's conference.

Entry will be $39/person
Vendor/Table Sponsors $89 (includes 1 entry) 
Social Table Sponsors $59 (includes 1 entry)

Special Room Rates of $79 are available at our host location, Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn

If you would like more information about the summit or are interested in becoming a vendor/table sponsor please email Margie Cantlon:

Twitter: @NITSummit

Friday, August 1, 2014

Save the Date for the North Idaho Tourism Summit for 2015


APRIL 9TH, 2015

Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn
506 W Appleway Ave Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

More details will be coming as the program and the days events come together! 
Please mark this date on your calendar and plan to spend the day 
learning, networking, and forming partnerships.

Friday, July 19, 2013

North Idaho Tourism Summit Will Be At the Coeur d'Alene Casino for 2014

The North Idaho Tourism Summit Committee is excited to announce that the Coeur d'Alene Casino and Resort has been chosen as the venue for the North Idaho Tourism Summit for 2014. The Casino will be offering some great Hotel Room rates for anyone who wants to stay and play and we have some other exciting add on's that I think will only enhance the Summit for the coming year and years to come. Stay tuned for those updates!

With the Date set for April 10th 2014 from 8-4pm and our location secured the Summit Planning Committee,(an all volunteer team of individuals), is looking for anyone who would like to join our committee and help us make 2014 a Summit to remember!

We are meeting twice a month 9am every second and fourth Thursday and we will meet at the Coeur d'Alene Chamber. If you are interested please email us at We can then add you to our Committee list so you can receive meeting updates from the current Committee chair Paul Amador of University of Idaho.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

North Idaho Tourism Summit 2014 Date is Set

The date for the 2014 Annual North Idaho Tourism Summit has been set for Thursday, April 10th 2014 and will continue to be every Third Thursday in April every year going forward.

Please go to the website ( and/or the Facebook page and choose to sign up for the Email list or follow via Facebook or twitter at the links below

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Friday, March 22, 2013

North Idaho Tourism Summit 2013 Agenda

Here is a snapshot of what your day will look like if you participate in the North Idaho Tourism Summit coming up on April 4th at the Sandpoint Event Center in Sandpoint Idaho.

8:30 am
Registration Opens

9:00 am
Welcome and Overview of the Day: Kate McAlister

9:25 am
Minute Connections: Shar Scott

Break (:20)

Speaker: Jeanna Hofmeister, Vice President, Destination Marketing, Visit Spokane

Speaker: Charles University of Idaho

12:05 pm
Lunch/Culinary Taste Event

1:00 pm
Welcome Back

State/Regional Panel Presentation
Updates from Karen Ballard (state)


2:25 pm
Chamber/Regional Organization

3:00 pm
Speaker: Patrick McGaughey

3:55 pm
Wrap Up and Closing

4:00 pm