Co-presented by Fast Forward Maine and HospitalityMaine.
Join Rich Brooks & Yury Nabokov and Greg Dugal, Director of Government Affairs at HospitalityMaine, as they navigate COVID-19 and the 2020 hospitality season in Maine. They'll also prepare you for the 2021 season.
- Actionable marketing tactics for the current crisis and beyond
- How to use video to tell your story
- The latest information on how Maine's quarantine rules are impacting your hospitality business
*10:00 - 10:30*: Marketing Your Tourism Business During COVID-19 by Rich Brooks
These are challenging times if your business is tied to tourism or hospitality in Maine. In this session, we'll review actionable items of what your company can do to improve your chances of getting business as the restrictions are loosened.
*10:30 - 11:00*: The Power of Video Storytelling in a Crisis and Beyond by Yury Nabokov
People need stories now more than ever. Stories about travel. Stories about creating memories. Even stories about how you're putting the safety and health of your employees and your customers first.
In this session, you'll discover how to create stories in video that evoke emotion, speak to your audiences needs and desires, and have the required "hooks" to get them to take action.
*11:00 - 11:30*: Survival Guide for Maine's Hospitality Industry by Greg Dugal
Greg Dugal is the Director of Government Affairs for HospitalityMaine. This industry trade association’s over 1000 members have been greatly affected by the pandemic and the business closures that ensued. Dugal will detail the effects of the closures, the funding mechanisms provided by the Federal Government to save small businesses and the road to re-opening Maine’s hospitality industry.
*11:30 - 12:00*: Mastermind