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Northwest Florida Ecotourism Summit

February 23, 2021

Florida State University Panama City Campus

Holley Academic Center

Florida State University, Panama City is excited to team up with Explore Northwest Florida to host the second Northwest Florida Ecotourism Summit on Tuesday, February 23. 2021. According to the United Nations Travel Organization, Ecotourism is the fastest growing segment within the travel industry.

The summit will attract industry leaders, educators, students, potential new businesses and eco-friendly enthusiasts to Panama City to enhance our ecotourism communities in the Florida Panhandle.

Participation in this event enhances awareness of educational opportunities, fosters community engagement, and expands business partnerships.  Our objectives through this Summit are to:

    • Promote  Ecotourism best practices in business development, marketing, risk management, and operations
    • Educate on Sustainable Ecotourism
    • Encourage Ecotourism Ethics / Wildlife Disturbance Issues
    • Explore available resources from FSU PC, Explore Northwest Florida and other Ecotourism support organizations

Join us as we learn from industry leaders, government officials and organization, along with industry and resource panels.