Hawaii’s Niche Tourism Market Edu-Tourism Wellness Tourism Cultural Tourism Agri-Tourism Hawaiian Art, Music and Cuisine Judith Fox-Goldstein, Director University of Hawai'i at Hilo Conference Center & Hawaiian EDventure http://conference.uhh.hawaii.edu for: McNEIL WILSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Sustainable Niche Tourism… Community Inspired , Community Driven & Community OWNED! COMMUNITY UNIVERSITY STATE C0UNTY Program Developers, Marketers Students, Interns, Faculty, Cultural & Educational Resource Logistical , Clerical & Fiscal Support Public Relations Ambassadors Marketing & Advertising Grants, Reports & Product Development Kupuna & Senior Centers Volunteers , Community Organizations & Mentorship Programs Business and Local Vendors & Service Providers
History: 1990 – Under the leadership of Chancellor Edmond Kormondy, the UH Hilo Conference Center was mandated to initiate operation and to serve the University faculty and community.
The mission of the UH Hilo Conference Center is to extend the resources of the University to promote education and understanding to the global community.
The Center, which is committed to excellence, supports the development, facilitation, coordination and implementation of faculty professional, and research oriented conferences, seminars and educational programs that are consistent with the mission of the University.
The Conference Center promotes an awareness of UH Hilo to conference participants, community visitors, international guests and visiting student groups, thus aiding in the institutions overall recruitment effort.
The Center promotes and markets the University by showcasing its programs to the world and expanding use of campus facilities. It provides training and employment opportunities for students and promotes lifelong learning to the global community.
The Center facilitates linkages and relationships with external organizations encouraging strong business and academic partnerships.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES FOR UH-HILO CONFERENCE CENTER
To showcase University of Hawaii at Hilo
To act as Public Relations agent for the University
To market University of Hawaii to local, national & international community.
To promote University by attracting international meetings and short-term travel education programs
To establish reputation as premier site for meetings and travel programs
To maximize facility use
To provide opportunities for professional development through conferences and meetings sponsored by University