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Agritourism Association Annual Conference
March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm
Annual Conference scheduled March 5-6, 2018, in Florence, SC. The hotel is the Hampton Inn, 1735 Stokes Road, Florence, SC 29501. SCAA is getting a rate of $109 per room and you have until February 15, 2018, to keep that rate. A full breakfast is offered. The Palmetto Room will be our meeting room for the Conference. A Welcome reception will be held at the Hampton on Monday evening after the Farm tours. The farms to be visited are Dargan Farms, McArthur Farms, McLeod Farms, and Pee Dee State Farmers Market. Topics for the Conference:
- Insurance, a huge issue for Agritourism
- Concession Food
- Field Trips
- Labor – another huge issue. How to find, market, retain, background checks, drug tests
- Social Media/Marketing/Advertising
- Partnering with other farms
Prices will be the same as previous years. The bus tour and conference as a member was $85.00, $50.00 for the conference only. For non-members the price was $130.00 for the bus tour and conference, conference only was $95.00.