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Industry Events

Networking and ongoing education are important tools for building your business.

Attending a Discover Lancaster event is a great opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals, learn about tourism industry trends, and have a great time!

Unless otherwise noted, Discover Lancaster events are for Partners only. If you're interested in becoming a Partner, please contact for more details.

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Marketing Summit
March 19, 2024
Hotel Rock Lititz

Register for Discover Lancaster's first all-day Marketing event
featuring guest speakers and session topics aimed to give you a more in-depth perspective on effective Marketing tactics for your business. Come join us for a day of learning!

Registration is $25 and includes a light breakfast, lunch, break-out sessions held by industry experts, group sessions, and a keynote presentation. Summit registrants are invited to stay for a networking mixer onsite at the conclusion of the day’s sessions.

Contact Katie Zimmerman for information about sponsoring this event.

Join the Discover Lancaster team for a day of learning and networking.

2023 Annual Dinner

Connect with our Supporting Partners!

  • Americana Souvenirs and Gifts
    Specializing in custom merchandise from the Civil and Revolutionary Wars and the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Indiana, and the cities of Philadelphia and Valley Forge. Americana Souvenirs and Gifts offers ceramics, cloth, resin, dolls and hex signs Pennsylvania Amish Country, and also features items such as pencil sharpeners and horses.

  • Amish Country News
    7-issue magazine produced in Bird-in-Hand, PA serving visitors & locals focused on the Amish to include local businesses like dining, shopping & lodging.

  • Cimarron Investments LLC
    Cimarron Investments, LLC is a commercial/residential real estate firm specializing in development, renovation, and leasing in Columbia, Lancaster.

  • CTM Media Group
    CTM Media Group is an industry leader in connecting visitors with experiences all over North America and delivering tangible results for their hospitality and tourism clients.

  • Discover Columbia
    Whether you are a Columbia, PA local or visiting from out of town, Discover Columbia is the online hub for everything you need to know about this river side city. Check out the history of Columbia, the best spots to eat, and up-to-date events in the area.
  • Fig Industries
    Meaningful and strategic brand design, and marketing that elevates ideas, changes perceptions, and inspires action. We create positive change for our clients and our communities. It's our mission of design for good.

  • Friendly Transportation/Hertz Car Rental
    Friendly Transportation is the right choice for all your transportation needs from people to packages. Our Charter Division has a fleet of car, vans, buses, and private town cars. Serving all major airports, weddings, shopping, proms, sight-seeing tours, and so much more.

  • Getaways on Display, Inc.
    Getaways On Display provides tourism brochure distribution services reaching consumers throughout the Mid-Atlantic with exclusive displays in hundreds of travel agencies, AAA offices, lodgings and other locations. We are also Pennsylvania On Display – serving Welcome Centers, Interstate Rest Areas and Turnpike Service Plazas. And, we design and manufacture brochure displays.

  • Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph's University
    The Haub School's top-ranked programs provide skills and knowledge for success. Industry-relevant and innovative, The Haub School offers undergraduate majors and minors, certificates and graduate degrees with stackable program options, and degree completion for adult learners.
  • Lancaster City Alliance
    Lancaster City Alliance is a non-profit that cultivates partnership with business, local communities, the arts, education, non-profits, and government to ensure Lancaster is a clean, safe, and vibrant City for all.

  • Lancaster County Convention Center
    Attendees will find themselves in a walkable historic city rich in attractions, restaurants, unique shops, art galleries and entertainment. Lancaster's central location to such major cities as Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York make the Lancaster County Convention Center an ideal meeting place.

  • Lancaster County Convention Center Authority
    Contributing to the economic vitality of Lancaster by providing an inviting, world-class business and event destination for guests.

  • Lancaster General Health
    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is a not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care, including more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians; outpatient and Urgent Care services; and four hospitals with a total of 786 licensed beds: Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, and Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • is Lancaster County online, presenting the history, culture, and resources that make our area unique. Through this website, we attempt to tell the story of Lancaster and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

  • Lancaster Parking Authority
    With 8 parking garages/lots available throughout the city you can feel confident knowing we have the parking space you need. Locate the facility that is closest to your destination. There are also 1,052 metered parking spaces located throughout the city of Lancaster. The meters have a 2-hour limit from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

  • Lighthouse Vocational Services
    Lighthouse provides a safe environment in which adults with disabilities can learn important work and life skills, grow in independence and confidence, develop supportive connections, and know the fulfillment of accomplishment, purpose and giving back to their community.

  • North Group Consultants
    Through sustained relationships, North Group supports the development of leaders and organizations toward their highest potential. We are an organizational health and leadership development firm. We help organizations grow and guide them through various kinds of transitions, including generational. We do this through leadership and team development, organizational assessment, succession planning, hiring, and mergers and acquisitions.

  • M&T Bank
    M&T is investing in the growth and sustainability of the businesses and communities we serve, attracting and retaining diverse clients and colleagues across our organization so we can truly reflect our multicultural communities.

  • Scheffey Marketing & Communications
    Marketing Strategists Since 1996. We are a small group of big thinkers who are passionate about helping clients succeed. We value long-term strategic goals over short-term gains. This thinking continues to drive the strategies and services Scheffey offers today. In an industry where flash and dazzle can mask shaky strategy, Scheffey doggedly pursues the best paths for advancing clients' business goals.

  • Shumaker PDT
    Plan. Design. Transform. Turn your event vision into a reality with the help of Shumaker's experienced team. Leave a lasting impression for your guests. Whether you are planning a corporate conference, a wedding, gala, or any other type of event, Shumaker has the expertise and resources to make it a success.

  • Smilebuilderz Urgent Dental Care
    Smilebuilderz offers all the quality care, convenience, comfort, and stress-reducing pampering you could wish for—along with all the comprehensive services you might ever need—under one roof.

  • Spooky Nook Sports
    Located just outside of Lancaster, Spooky Nook Sports is the largest indoor sports complex in the United State, providing regulation courts and playing fields for more than a dozen sports under one roof. In addition to the 700,000-square-foot indoor facility, The Nook offers an outdoor field hockey pitch and a climate-controlled dome used for field hockey, soccer, football and more. The Nook is the premier destination for clubs, tournaments and competitions.

  • Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society
    The purpose of the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania is to promote interest and active participation in the preservation and restoration of the remaining historic covered bridges in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Travel Champs
    Travel Champs is Hershey's number one tournament and hotel provider. Our team is dedicated to the very best tournament experience, with a focus on providing hotels to incoming traveling teams.

  • Weaver Construction & Roofing
    Built on a foundation of “Promises Kept” Weaver Companies has been serving the local community for almost 50 years, offering maintenance and construction solutions for facilities that serve the unique needs of those who live in, visit and work from them every day! Also offering roofing and construction services that range from short-term and emergency services to long-term planning and building, you can count on us to help reduce stress by using creative and effective solutions to catch issues before they arise!

  • Where & When - Pennsylvania's Travel Guide
    Since 1965 Where & When Pennsylvania has been the answer to the age old complaint, there's nothing to do. Each seasonal issue brings you hundreds of events, attractions and destinations to discover throughout Pennsylvania. We focus on all the things that make Pennsylvania great - history, outdoor recreation, world class museums, entertainment, family-friendly destinations and our quaint towns and large cities.

  • Wilmington Blue Rocks
    The Wilmington Blue Rocks are a Minor League Baseball team of the South Atlantic League and the High-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. They are located in Wilmington, Delaware, and play their home games at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium. Advertising at the Blue Rocks' games is available at a discounted price through a co-op with Discover Lancaster.

  • Venture Lititz
    From adding more public art to breathing new life into existing structures, our list of goals is long. Some improvements come quickly and annually, like when we light up cold winter nights by hanging Edison bulbs on the trees downtown. Some take time, like our goals to improve public parking and add more public restrooms.The thread that connects them all? Each initiative enhances Lititz, by adding to its charm, by improving the quality of life for residents, or by improving the experience of our visitors.


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