CONTACT: Colleen Hodson
EMAIL: Colleen@duderanch.org (mailto:Colleen@
WEB: www.duderanch.org (http://www.duderanch.org/)
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CODY, Wyo.- The Dude Ranchers Association (http://www.duderanch.org/
The first Dude Ranchers Association Convention was held in 1926 with railroad and national park officials joining ranchers in attendance. Over 100 current member ranches and 150 associate members have been invited to attend this year. The 2013 Convention will include discussions and topics affecting the dude ranch industry ranging from national travel trends and what expect in 2013, to utilizing the different aspects of social media of various social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and TripAdvisor. InsideOut Solutions Patricia McCauley will discuss using Google analytics to track advertising dollars and CoolWorks will show how to find the perfect employee using job postings.
This year’s guest speakers will be David L. Brown, the Executive Director of America Outdoors,
Patty Ceglio, the Director of Operations at Cool Works, Nancy Schretter, award-winning travel writer and Managing Editor of The Family Travel Network, Tracey Knutson from Knutson and Associates , and Eva Gill, an experienced online social media specialist. More information about each speaker can be found on the Dude Ranchers Association’
Just like on the ranch there’s fun mixed in with the work. During free-time, convention-goers will enjoy a variety of activities including a golf tournament, horseback riding, trap/skeet shooting, Jeep tours, spa and ranch visits, and shopping downtown. Over two dozen vendors will be showcasing products and promotions from jewelry and apparel to insurance and photography throughout the convention.
The Dude Ranchers’ Educational Trust (http://www.duderanchhistory.com/
To learn more about the 2013 Dude Ranchers Association Convention or to register visit http://www.duderanch.org/