21st Annual Travel Southern Oregon Symposium
Sunday and Monday, March 5 and 6, 2017
Running Y Ranch Resort, Klamath Falls


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Southern Oregon is truly unique. Our spirit of adventure, love of the outdoors, appreciation of fine and performing arts and taste for culinary experiences are matched only by our visitors’ enthusiasm for all that our region has to offer.

Travel Southern Oregon’s marketing and educational symposium will give you the latest insights about the tourism and marketing trends you need to know to keep your business in the forefront. With an opening reception hosted by Discover Klamath on Sunday, Monday’s agenda brings together the industry’s leading speakers and leaders for an impactful day of presentations, interactive discussion and networking.

Join us as we go Ever Higher. Expect the best ahead!

Registration and Check-in

When: 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5; 7:30-8:20 a.m., Monday, March 6

Where: Conference Center lobby, Running Y Ranch Resort


Opening Night Reception

A Passport to Klamath Falls

When:  4:00 -7:30 pm Sunday, March 5
Where: Downtown Klamath Falls
Cost: $39

Pick up the Wine Hopper Tours Shuttle at Running Y Ranch for the evening’s event. Stroll downtown Klamath Falls, and end your visit at the historic Ross Ragland Theater for a special performance, beverages, heavy appetizers and networking opportunities. Sponsored by Discover Klamath and catered by Running Y Ranch Resort.


Symposium and Trade Show

Ever Higher. Expect the best ahead!

When: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday, March 6
Where: Running Y Ranch Resort
Monday Symposium: $99 for Travel Southern Oregon members. $139 for non-members.
Combined Opening Night Reception and Monday Symposium: $138 for members, $178 for non-members.

Registration includes continental breakfast, exhibitor showcase, program speakers, materials, list of attendees, “locally grown” lunch including vegetarian and gluten-free options, and refreshments.

Contact office@southernoregon.org for membership opportunities.

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A block of rooms at Running Y Ranch Resort has been reserved under “Travel Southern Oregon Symposium.” For reservations call 541-850-5500 or visit Running Y Ranch. Rates: $99 for King or Queen rooms and $139 for Executive Suites. Discounts for two-four bedroom homes also available. Rates are valid for two days prior, during the conference, and two days following the conference.



Complimentary transportation departs at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 5 from Medford's SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 1389 Center Drive, to Running Y Ranch Resort and returns at 6 p.m. Monday, March 6. To reserve contact Wine Hopper Tours reservations


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship and exhibit rates include price of Opening Reception and Symposium. For details, contact Sue Price, Meeting Planner, 541-890-5472, sue@southernoregon.org or Gigi Ashley, Meeting Coordinator, 541-660-3430, gigiashley62@gmail.com.


Come Early and Play

Klamath Falls offers a world of outdoor recreational experiences and indoor fun. Enjoy ice skating, broomball and curling at the Running Y Ranch Resort’s Bill Collier Community Ice Arena. Hiking, spa treatments, indoor pool, tennis, skating or golf activities are also available. Reservations for tee times and spa treatments must be made prior to arrival.

Visit Klamath Basin Brewing Company, the state’s only geothermal brewer. See eagles and go birding at the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Tour the Baldwin Hotel and Favell Museums. Stop by the Kingsley Field Air Force Base and see F-15 fighter jets. And finally, plan to visit Crater Lake National Park – The gem of Southern Oregon - for snowshoeing fun!


Need More Information?

Contact Sue Price, Meeting Planner, 541-890-5472, sue@southernoregon.org