2018 tourism conferences we recommend including Tourism Academy where our Sheila Scarborough has spoken (photo courtesy Tourism Academy)
Leslie McLellan Tourism Currents speaking at Oklahoma OTIA annual conference
Sheila and Leslie Tourism Currents Fremont Street area Las Vegas

Need a conference speaker? Want to hold a social media workshop or training session for your staff or tourism partners? We can help!

Leslie and Sheila both do extensive public speaking and training. You can arrange for one or both of us to speak at your event, help with custom workshops and seminars, run a webinar, or even do one-on-one training.

Note: we are both fully vaccinated and available for in-person events.

Some popular topics:

  •  It’s Thursday, So Today’s Facebook Page Post is About…What? Build a Social Media Content Calendar for Next Week
  •  Get More Out of Your 24 Hours: Creating More Content in Less Time
  •  Social Media Content Ideas to Attract Heritage and Cultural Tourism Visitors
  •  Anatomy of a Successful CVB or DMO Blogging Program

Testimonial tweet to Tourism Currents Midwest Travel Network conference 2022 St Cloud MN


  • No Budget? No Problem! Digital Marketing Moves to Make Now That Get the Most Bang for Your Nonexistent Bucks
  •  Social Media for Economic Development
  •  Basics Of a Better, More Engaging Facebook Page
  •  How Am I Supposed to Do My Job and Social Media, Too?
  •  Why, How, and WIIFM (What’s In It For Me) – Getting Started with Social Media
  •  Help Me Get More Out of LinkedIn
  •  Social Media for Tourism Partner Small Businesses
  •  Cross-Promotion: Building a Destination Marketing “Layer Cake”
  •  Line ‘Em Up At the Gate: Social Media Marketing for Festivals and Events
  •  Not Looking For a One-Night Stand: Building Better Blogger/Influencer and DMO Relationships
  •  Budget? What Budget? Shoestring Social Media Marketing for Main Street Organizations
  •  What Do They Find When They Google You? Online Reputation Management
  •  Not Dead Yet: Twitter for Tourism
  •  Integrating Social Media Into Your Overall Strategy and Marketing Goals
  •  Build a Stronger Team: How You, the DMO, Can Be a Better Partner to Your Tourism Partners
Leslie McLellan and Sheila Scarborough Tourism Currents speaking on social media at 2019 National Main Street conference (courtesy Becky McCray)
Leslie McLellan and Sheila Scarborough from Tourism Currents speaking on social media content planning at the National Main Street conference (courtesy Becky McCray)

Build a Social Media Content Calendar for Next Week

Below is a five minute clip from a recent “Build a Social Media Content Calendar for Next Week” hands-on webinar.

In this part of the recording, we have just finished giving attendees time to list some content ideas for one of their own marketing goals, and we’re talking about social media posts to support a sample marketing goal of getting more off-season or shoulder season visitors

Speaker Support

From breakouts to full-day workshops to webinars, we offer it all. Everything we do is customized for you.

We are with you, doing whatever it takes to help you and your partners be successful online, and bring more visitors to town.

Tourism Currents social media workshop Twitter testimonial from Maryland Milestones 2019 partner event (courtesy Riversdale Museum)

Let’s get started. Give us some details, and we’ll be glad to work with you.

"As a nonprofit and a tourism industry professional, Tourism Currents has provided me with ongoing tools and resources to work both smarter and more efficiently. They continually provide current and relevant programming and information to an ever-changing market and industry. Their straightforward approach makes programming easy to grasp and retain, no matter if you’re an industry rookie or a seasoned professional. I do my best to attend any sessions they provide at conferences, and I encourage my staff to do the same."