2020 American Indian Tourism Conference to Go Virtual

During these challenging times, we know it may be too much to ask our partners, members and other stakeholders to plan to travel to the annual American Indian Tourism Conference. But our staff, board of directors and other expert speakers also agree that the information we share at AITC is too valuable to skip altogether.

So we are thrilled to announce that the 2020 American Indian Tourism Conference, the only national conference dedicated to travel and tourism in Indian Country, will be a virtual forum.

Scheduled for Sept. 14-18, 2020, the conference will feature the same expert-level speakers, networking opportunities and plenary sessions, but all in a convenient online platform and through an easy-to-use mobile app.

Designed around a theme, “One Country, Many Nations,” this year’s virtual AITC will feature content that is only available online and through the conference app.
Only registered attendees will have access to the virtual plenary sessions, workshops and tradeshow. Look for a full conference schedule and speaker line up to hit your inbox in the very near future.


AITC Artwork

We’d like to extend a big thank you to First American Art Magazine’s virtual art exhibition, Masked Heroes: Facial Coverings by Native Artists and all the Native artists who allowed us to use their mask artwork for this year’s campaign. Please take a moment to learn more about these one-of-a-kind designs.

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American Indian Tourism Conference
Date: September 14-18, 2020
Location: Online
Theme: #OneCountryManyNations

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Sponsor AITC 2020

If you are interested in sponsoring our 22nd annual conference, view the 2020 Sponsor Prospectus or contact Sherrie L. Bowman at sbowman@aianta.org or 505.209.2479.

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Enough Good People Industry Awards

Every year, AIANTA recognizes tribal tourism entities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to showcasing authentic culture, history, heritage and/or the arts in its Enough Good People Industry Awards program.

Nominate your destination or business now.

Presentations from AITC 2019

Please click here if you are looking to view or download speaker presentations from AITC 2019.

Schedule at a Glance

Building a Regional Tribal Tourism Alliance
: Sherry L. Rupert, AIANTA; Geri Hongeva, Arizona American Indian Tourism Association; Jason Morsette, North Dakota Tourism Alliance

Surviving the Active Shooter
Speaker: Regis Pino, Amerind Risk


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