CHT Exchange 2014


Hosted by Partners in Tourism, this 1.5 day forum is designed to offer great networking for cultural heritage tourism practitioners, to foster partnerships among attendees, identify ways to exchange information and enhance growth in cultural heritage tourism in the U.S. 

Building on the 2011 and 2012 Exchanges, the 2014 program will include updates on the National Travel & Tourism Strategy, Brand USA and other federal/national activities impacting cultural heritage tourism. An outcome of the Exchange is to identify one issue or program for action by Partners in Tourism and to help build a community of Cultural Heritage Tourism practitioners.

When: April 24-25, 2014 

Where: U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC

Who Should Attend: Anyone involved or interested in advancing the policies, promotions and profile of cultural heritage tourism at the local, state, regional and national level. 

Benefits of Attending the CHT Exchange

  • Meet with representatives from the 29 Federal and National “Partners in Tourism”
  • Learn about new initiatives, legislative updates and national branding activities
  • Share information and ideas with colleagues engaged in cultural heritage tourism
  • Receive flash drive of current funding, marketing, product development, policy and other relevant materials for cultural heritage tourism practitioners

Share Your Opinions in Our Survey

To provide a platform for dialogue and offer a framework for discussions, please take 20 minutes and complete our informational survey at

Information will be compiled and findings distributed at the event.

For questions or additional information, please contact Cheryl Hargrove, event organizer at 1-202-236-3777 or via the contact form.