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Be sure to add these important dates to your 2014 calendar:

January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July

August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December  |  January 2015


If you are looking for a comprehensive listing of events for travelers to South Dakota, take a look at the Calendar of Events on www.TravelSD.com.

If you wish to submit a South Dakota event to be listed on the Calendar of Events on www.TravelSD.com, please go to the event online submission form.
 

JANUARY 2014
2 Publication Program registrations begin
2 Interstate Information Center job openings announced
4-12 Scandinavian Sales Mission, Denmark and Norway
10 2014 South Dakota Vacation Guide available
11-12 Chicago Travel & Adventure Show, Chicago, Illinois
11-15 American Bus Association (ABA) Marketplace,
Nashville, Tennessee
14-17 SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show),
Las Vegas, Nevada
17-19 Des Moines Boat, Sports and Travel Show,
Des Moines, Iowa
22-23 2014 Governor's Conference on Tourism, Pierre
27 Peak Season Great Getaways registrations begin
31 Great Service Star 2014 designation final application deadline
FEBRUARY 2014
5-6 North American Journeys' (NAJ) RTO Summit West,
Marina Del Rey, California
6-9 Minneapolis/St. Paul RV, Vacation & Camping Show,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 Peak Season Great Getaways registrations due
14 Spring Hospitality Training Co-op applications begin
14-16 Pheasants Forever Pheasant Fest, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
16-20 Travel Exchange (NTA Convention/UMA Motorcoach EXPO),
Los Angeles, California
24-27 Go West Summit, Tacoma, Washington
28 National Travel and Tourism Week Co-op information mailed to CVBs
MARCH 2014
3 Poster Program registrations begin
5-9 International Tourism Bourse (ITB), Berlin, Germany
10-13 Heritage Clubs Peer Group Conference, Laughlin, Nevada
11-13 Active America China tradeshow,
Richmond/Vancouver, British Columbia
14 Spring Hospitality Training Co-op applications due
14-16 Wisconsin Sport Show, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
19-29 Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Sales Mission,
France and United Kingdom
28 National Travel and Tourism Week Co-op proposals due
TBD Media Blitz, Minneapolis, Minnesota
APRIL 2014
4-5 2014 South Dakota State Historical Society History Conference, Pierre
5-9 U.S. Travel Association IPW, Chicago, Illinois
15-16 2014 Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) Conference, Sioux Falls
29 Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Summit, Missoula, Montana
29-May 3 Rocky Mountain International (RMI) Roundup, Missoula, Montana
30-May 4 Black Hills Film Festival, Hill City
MAY 2014
1 Publication Program registration deadline
1-8 Group Tour Operator familiarization tour, statewide
TBD Shoulder Season Great Getaways registrations open
3-11 National Travel and Tourism Week
7 West River Lit Swap, Rapid City
8 East River Lit Swap, Mitchell
17 Interstate Information Centers open, statewide
TBD Shoulder Season Great Getaways registrations due
JUNE 2014
1-5 Travel Alliance Partners (TAP) Dance 2014, Reno, Nevada
JULY 2014
(nothing)
AUGUST 2014
1 Rooster Rush Co-op information mailed
5-8 Travel Media Showcase, Lake Charles, Louisiana
7 Japanese Sales Mission, Los Angeles, California
15 Great Service Star applications mailed
22 Rooster Rush Co-op applications due
24-26 Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO),
Louisville, Kentucky
SEPTEMBER 2014
TBD Matching Dollar Challenge applications due
12 Great Service Star (Mickelson Award) applications due
14 New Effington, Salem, Tilford, Vivian, Wasta and Wilmot
Information Centers close
21 Spearifish Information Center closes
TBD AIANTA American Indian Tourism Conference,
Marksville, Louisiana
21-27 Domestic and International Journalists Buffalo Roundup hosting, Black Hills
25-28 JATA “TABIHAKU” Travel Showcase, Tokyo, Japan
26 Buffalo Roundup, Custer State Park
TBD South Dakota Film Festival, Aberdeen
OCTOBER 2014
TBD Travel Agent familiarization tour, statewide
TBD SoDak Animation Festival, Brookings
15 Calendar of Events due for 2015 Vacation Guide
20-22 Marketing Outlook Forum: A Global Perspective, Atlanta, Georgia
24-25 Governor's Invitational Pheasant Hunt and First Lady's Prairie Arts Showcase, Pierre
26 Chamberlain, Valley Springs and Vermillion
Information Centers close
TBD Giant Step registrations due
NOVEMBER 2014
3-6 World Travel Market tradeshow, London
27 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York, New York
DECEMBER 2014
(nothing at this time)
JANUARY 2015
2 Publication Program registrations begin
2 Interstate Information Center job openings announced
TBD tentative - Chicago Travel & Adventure Show, Chicago, Illinois
10-13 American Bus Association (ABA) Marketplace, St. Louis, Missouri
TBD tentative - SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show),
TBD
TBD 2015 South Dakota Vacation Guide available
TBD tentative - Des Moines Boat, Sports and Travel Show,
Des Moines, Iowa
TBD Scandinavian Sales Mission, Norway/Sweden
21-22 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism, Pierre
TBD tentative - Kansas City Boat & Sportshow, Kansas City, Missouri
31 Great Service Star 2015 designation final application deadline


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