2023 Governor's Conference on Tourism

 January 17-19, Pierre, South Dakota


2023 Conference Video

"Tourism = A Stronger South Dakota”


2023 Conference Session Videos and Presentation Decks

2022 Industry Update (video)

Deputy Secretary Wanda Goodman

Industry Question & Answer Session (w/ U.S. Travel Association and VIA updates) (video)

Industry Panel: Tom Biegler, Brook Kaufman, Nathan Sanderson, Sen. John Wiik

Awards Night Gala (video)

Governor Kristi Noem

Native Tourism in South Dakota (PDF)

Seleni Matus, Dew Bad Warrior-Ganje

Truth in Marketing (PDF)

Jodi Schwan

Growing Agritourism in South Dakota (PDF)

Peggy Schlechter, Jacey Ellsworth

Mentorship vs Management (PDF)

Clint Pulver

IITAS's Steps to Success: Introduction to Inbound Travel Trade (PDF)

Jennifer Ackerson, Cole Irwin 

Intersection of Arts and Tourism (PDF)

Jim Speirs, Patrick Baker

South Dakota Department of Tourism 2023 Marketing Plans (PDF)

Mike Gussiaas


Other Resources/Links

Shabnam Mogharabi's website

Clint Pulver's website

Scott Stratten's website

Terry Jones' website

2022 Economic Impact Report

2022 Advertising ROI Research by Longwoods International

South Dakota Tourism 2022-2025 Strategic Plan


2023 Annual Tourism Awards

 Awards presented at the 2023 Governor’s Conference on Tourism


2023 South Dakota Governor's Conference on Tourism