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Increasing Tourism in Your Municipality: Economic Development Considerations

Municipal Training Wallingford Town Hall

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Increasing Tourism in Your Municipality: Economic Development Considerations

Wallingford Town Hall
45 South Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check-in beings at 8:30 a.m.




Increasing tourism could be just what your town/city needs to increase economic development.

In this NEW CCM Workshop, you will hear from the State of Connecticut’s Director of Tourism on how Connecticut towns of all shapes and sizes can better market their assets and build on their strengths to maximize tourism rates in their community. Whether rural or urban, this workshop will help you learn how the State of Connecticut can help you develop innovative techniques to bring people to your town and show them why you love to serve the community.



  • Learn how tourism helps your town and the businesses within it
  • Identify your municipality's strengths and assets
  • Learn how to market your community to tourists, potential businesses, and potential residents
  • Understand economic development techniques regarding tourism


  • First Selectmen, Mayors, Town/City Managers 
  • Finance Personnel
  • Economic Development Directors & personnel
  • Parks and Recreation 
  • City/Town Planners
  • City/Town Clerks
  • Board, Commission, and Committee Members

CCM PRESENTERS back to top

Randy Fiveash, Director
Connecticut Office of Tourism

Jill Adams, CEO
Adams & Knight

COST back to top

  • Non-Members - $120 per attendee, (see registration info below)
  • FREE to CCM-Members, (see registration info below)

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Fine Print back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

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