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Indigenous Workshop in Portland

Posted by deborahmclaren on August 10, 2010

Ron Mader, host of – the largest ecotourism website in the world – is also hosting the Marketing Indigenous Tourism / Biodiversity Workshop: New Information and Web-based Technologies which takes place September 11 from 8am-5pm at the Hilton Portland. Upgrade your core skills and join the conversation about the conservation of cultural and environmental diversity with trusted colleagues around the world. If you cannot attend in person, we will find ways for you to connect online.

This event features the winners and finalists of the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award including TIME Unlimited Tours, Nutti Sami Siida, Te Urewera Treks and Chalalan Ecolodge. Participants will get a hand’s on experience of using Web 2.0 channels for immediate and inexpensive communication, including genuine conversation, business networking and guerrilla marketing.

This workshop is facilitated by Ron Mader who will guide participants through training modules and games designed to build trust and understanding.

If you cannot join us in person, share your insights and questions via Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube.

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