PAINESVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2018 Conference on Tourism hosted by the Lake County Visitors Bureau (LCVB) and Remarkable Lake County, OH will take place October 18, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton (Eastlake, formerly Stonehill). Doors open at 5:00pm for the Lake Health Red Carpet with the event beginning at 5:30pm. This year's theme is: Where the stars come to shine. How Hollywood impacts tourism development.
"Since 2009, Ohio's film industry has boosted an economic impact of $463 million in Northeast Ohio and created over 3300 direct jobs. With films such as Avengers, Draft Day, A Christmas Story and more being filmed in Northeast Ohio, it is a great time to raise awareness of this tourism opportunity for Lake County," said Scott H. Dockus, Executive Director Lake County Visitors Bureau. "In addition to a performance by David Keltz as Edgar Allen Poe, we have a Remarkable slate of speakers; Mr. Ivan Schwarz, CEO and President Greater Cleveland Film Commission, Ms. Kim Riffle, General Manager A Christmas Story House and Museum, and special guest emcee Mr. Dan O'Shannon, American television writer and executive producer for such shows as Newhart, Cheers, Frasier, and ABC's Modern Family," Dockus said.
Tickets for the 2018 Conference on Tourism are $50 and can be purchased at www.mylakeoh.com. For attendees to get that Hollywood feeling, Lake Health is sponsoring a Red Carpet photo opportunity. Veteran and law enforcement discount tickets can be purchased by calling the Lake County Visitors Bureau at 440.975.1234. Tables can be reserved by calling the same number.
Remarkable Lake County, OH is a brand of the Lake County Visitors Bureau, an organization dedicated to developing and promoting tourism experiences within Ohio'sLake County. 440.975.1234. www.mylakeoh.com
Scott H. Dockus; Executive Director, Lake County Visitors Bureau
One Victoria Place Suite 265A
Painesville, Ohio 44077
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