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The mission of the French Lick/ West Baden Chamber of Commerce is to enhance economic growth of the Orange County area by focusing on education, promotion and development of the business community, and those areas of the county affecting business.
Our primary goals are to strengthen our local economy, to promote the community, provide networking opportunities, represent the interest of business with government, and develop community leaders.
Visit French Lick West Baden Sponsoring Social Media Workshop
Visit French Lick West Baden is proud to bring Social Media Strategist, Dave Serino with TwoSix Digital to the area to conduct a very informative Social Media Workshop. The session will review key trends that are impacting the way travelers utilize digital and social media to plan and research travel. Attendees will learn how these trends are impacting the tourism industry businesses along with gaining valuable insight on leveraging the most popular social networks for reach and engagement. At the end of the workshop, each attendee will leave with multiple tactical action plans that can be immediately implemented to promote their tourism and hospitality business. Dave Serino is the founder of TwoSix digital and a 26-year veteran of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. He has been responsible for pioneering several tourism organizations, hotels, resorts and attractions into the online marketing space. In July of 2009, he developed the first tourism-focused social media measurement and ranking system to benchmark the 50 state tourism offices. He also founded one of the premier social media education events, Social Media Tourism Symposium. To-date, Serino has presented educational sessions as more than 15o travel industry conferences and is one of the tourism industry’s leaders in the area of education and thought leadership. The workshop will be held Wednesday, February 24rd in the Reagan Room at the French Lick Resort Event Center from 9:00 am until Noon. The cost of the workshop is $25.00 to be paid in advance and lunch will be provided. Please call Visit French Lick West Baden, 812-936-3418, today to reserve your space. Reservations accepted until Monday, February 22nd.
A first for wineries is set to open in Southern Indiana for the Spring of 2016. Patoka Lake Winery (PLW) broke ground on Monday June 8th as the first winery in Indiana to offer lodging inside the winery for its customers. Wine Lovers will be able to enjoy the tasting room, tour the production facility, and then retreat to one of the three suites located in the winery, or for a truly unique experience retire to a silo suite.