GINNY HART - 2013 ROCHE JAUNE AWARD
FOR TOURISM EXCELLENCE!
We are proud to acknowledge our own Ginny Hart, General Manager of The Big Horn Resort, as the 2013 recipient of the Roche Jaune Award for Tourism Excellence. Ginny’s experience and competence have led her to serve on numerous business and tourism-related boards to which she consistently brings balance through professionalism and her profound belief that the steady growth of Billings will support new businesses and jobs in the tourism industry. Congratulations from all of us!
HOTEL WATCH IN BILLINGS!
We will strive to keep you up to date via our research into the status of new hotels, being built or rumored, in the Billings/Yellowstone County area. Resources are Billings Gazette, Big Sky EDA, YCLA member properties, and Cynroc photography. There continue to be 8-11 new hotels rumored, planned, or in construction. Please check the YCLA website for updates between newsletters. http://www.yellowstonecountylodgingassociation.com/hotelwatch.html
MLHA ANNUAL FALL TOURISM CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
EARLY BIRD Registration for the 2013 MLHA Annual Fall Tourism Conference and Trade Show ends this Friday, October 4th -- get your registration in pronto to be entered in a drawing for $100.
The Conference will be held October 28 – 30 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Downtown and the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena, MT.
Discounted rooms are available at each hotel:
Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel – (800) 829-4047 or (406) 457-5500
Holiday Inn Conference Center Downtown – (406) 443-2200
Please mention MLHA for the discounted rate – block rate expires October 12th for both locations.
And don’t forget those nominations – they are also due Friday, October 4th. Make sure a deserving peer gets recognized!
YCLA OCTOBER MEMBERS' MEETING
YCLA Meeting – October 16, 2013, 12:30pm at The Crowne Plaza. The cost of
lunch is $12.
Tim Robbins, Dept of Labor & Industry, provides valuable HR support.
JUST FOR FUN!
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EVENTS TO PLAN ON
- MetraPark – Great events likely to bring out-of-town guests to Billings
- Wrangler National Team Roping Finals – Oct 1-6
- Octane Addictions Big Air Bash – Oct 12
- NILE Ranch Rodeo – Oct 16
- NILE PRCA ProRodeo Cat Griz Night – Oct 17
- NILE PRCA ProRodeo – Tought Enough to Wear Pink – Oct 18
- NILE PRCA ProRodeo – Wrangler Patriot – Oct 19
- No Limits Monster Truck Tour – Nov 2
- Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis – Nov 16
- Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” Dec 1
- Acquire the Fire – Christian Youth Conference – Dec 6 & 7
- Chase Hawks Rodeo – Dec 21
- CVB/TBID! – No update at this time on Scheduled events coming to Billings
- From CVB/TBID – Pending
- Nat’l Assoc. of Extradition Officials: 400 room nights for July 2014.
- International Assoc. of Work Force Professionals: 950 room nights