Northwest Oklahoma Tourism Forum scheduled at Northwestern-Enid

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Northwest Oklahoma Tourism Forum scheduled at Northwestern-Enid

January 12, 2010

Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid and the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center are pleased to join with the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department for Northwest Oklahoma Tourism Day on Thursday, Feb. 11.

Northwest Oklahoma Tourism Day will begin at 10 a.m., at Autry Technology Center Auditorium, 1201 W. Willow in Enid. ECO 411: The Buzz on Oklahoma’s Sustainable Travel Program,” is a workshop structured to provide information on the exciting new national trend in the tourism industry.

From 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., the Northwest Oklahoma Tourism Forum will be held at Northwestern-Enid, 2929 E. Randolph, in rooms 127-129. The Forum will provide information on the tourism promotion resources available throughout the state, a venue for collaboration, networking and the sharing of ideas and marketing resources.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Special guest speakers will include Hardy Watkins, executive director of the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department; Sandy Pantlik, director, Travel Promotion Division; and Ron Stahl, Discover Oklahoma.

To attend either or both events, RSVP by Tuesday, Feb. 9, to Jessica Blackstock, Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, at (405) 230-8415 or