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Designsensory is proud to present over twenty amazing conversations with tourism leaders from all across Tennessee. Recorded live from the Music City Center in Nashville in a little less than 48 hours, Chris McAdoo and Brad Carpenter learn what (and more importantly...who!) makes Tennessee tourism tick.

Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism Designsensory

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Designsensory is proud to present over twenty amazing conversations with tourism leaders from all across Tennessee. Recorded live from the Music City Center in Nashville in a little less than 48 hours, Chris McAdoo and Brad Carpenter learn what (and more importantly...who!) makes Tennessee tourism tick.

    Lee Curtis | Tennessee State Museum

    Lee Curtis | Tennessee State Museum

    Lee Curtis KNOWS Tennessee, and she wants you to as well. From the Colonial era to one freshman senator's important contribution to women's suffrage (thanks to a well-timed letter from his mother) , Tennessee has breathtaking stories, and a rich past. Lee has made it her mission to tell these stories to the masses, and can't wait for you to visit the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, TN.


    “You really need to have a full understanding of where you've been before you can move forward.”
    ...Lee Curtis, Director of Programing Development for the Tennessee State Museum.
    https://tnmuseum.org/


    About the Tennessee State Museum:
    The mission of the Tennessee State Museum is to procure, preserve, exhibit, and interpret objects which relate to the social, political, economic, and cultural history of Tennessee and Tennesseans, and to provide exhibitions and programs for the educational and cultural enrichment of the citizens of the state.


    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 15 min
    Mark Adams & Chad Netherland | Gatlinburg CVB

    Mark Adams & Chad Netherland | Gatlinburg CVB

    Wherein Mark Adams & Chad Netherland join the Best Behavior Creative Club to share their expertise on the ever-evolving tourism industry and the effects it has at both local community and state levels. With decades of experience between them, Mark and Chad cover how to evolve and change with the tide of tourism, how to target feeder markets, and the importance of forming a community with all attractions and businesses in your community.


    "The entire town is only a few miles long, and most people don't realize that Gatlinburg has over 10 million visitors a year and only has about 4000 full time residents."


    Mark Adams is President of the Gatlinburg CVB


    Chad Netherland is Director of Marketing & PR for the Gatlinburg CVB


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    About Gatlinburg, TN:
    In Gatlinburg, Mother Nature’s gifts are everywhere you look. The misty mountains draw you in, inviting you to explore every inch of this Smoky Mountain town. Discover more than 450 charming shops and boutiques, indulge in the area’s rich history, and lose yourself in a world of Southern Appalachian culture. Experience all that Gatlinburg offers, from old-fashioned Southern hospitality to the splendor of the most-visited National Park in the United States. Perfect for families, seniors, adventure enthusiasts and honeymooners, Gatlinburg is an ideal destination to get away from it all.


    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 18 min
    Kate Barido | Ober Gatlinburg

    Kate Barido | Ober Gatlinburg

    Wherein Kate Barido joins the Best Behavior Creative Club to tell stories about her time at Ober Gatlinburg. We cover how to market your attraction during peak season, and how it changes during off season. Additionally, Kate gives a detailed account about her experiences in the Gatlinburg fires of fall 2016... and how the community came together in a big way in the aftermath.


    Kate Barido is Marketing Director of Ober Gatlinburg.


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    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 18 min
    Jessica Doppelt | Pigeonforge.com

    Jessica Doppelt | Pigeonforge.com

    Wherein Jessica Doppelt joins the Best Behavior Creative Club to talk about happy coincidences and being in the right place as the internet began to take shape. We talk about how digital marketing has grown and discuss best practices and strategies for social marketing in tourism.


    "Be creative and try things. Not everything is gonna work, but you're gonna find things that are going to work really well. Sometimes you have to take that step."


    Jessica Doppelt is owner of Pigeonforge.com


    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 13 min
    Veronica Byrd | Morgan County Part 2

    Veronica Byrd | Morgan County Part 2

    Wherein Veronica Byrd continues our conversation on Morgan County, specifically touching on creating attractions in rural counties and the impact tourism has on community and local economy.


    "We're all trying to get on the same page to see what we can do together."


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    About Morgan County, TN:
    Morgan County is located in Eastern Tennessee among the Cumberland Mountains. This wonderful place we call home is rich in heritage, history, and beauty beyond compare. From Frozen Head State Park to the Obed Wild & Scenic River, from Historic Rugby to Lone Mountain State Forest, you will not find a more beautiful place to live, work and visit. We are home to the Cumberland Trail State Park, Catoosa Wildlife Management Area and are neighbors to the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area.


    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 12 min
    Linda Brooks Jones | Morgan County Part 1

    Linda Brooks Jones | Morgan County Part 1

    Wherein Linda Brooks Jones joins the Best Behavior Creative Club and talks about the joys and challenges of owning a bed & breakfast. Every guest is different, and every guest has their own special needs. But what if that guest is a former President of the United States? This is a can't miss episode full of suspense, intrigue, and orange juice.


    _"Your word is as good as a written contract. And a handshake is your bond." _


    Linda Brooks Jones is owner of the Grey Gables Inn in Rugby, Tennessee


    https://www.greygablesbedandbreakfasttn.com/
    http://www.historicrugby.org/


    Best Behavior Creative Club I The Stories Behind Tennessee Tourism. A Designsensory Original Production.


    This is a podcast for the people that make things, and make things happen. Our host and creative director, Chris McAdoo, takes you behind the scenes with experts in creativity, business, technology, and marketing. Together we'll uncover what it takes to drive engagement, grow a brand, pursue a passion, and nourish a creative life.


    This edition of the podcast was recorded live at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, where we spoke with over twenty industry leaders across the state of Tennessee Tourism. Best Behavior Creative Club is the first of many original productions for Designsensory, positioned to act as a catalyst for additional original podcasts, limited series, and various other forms of content. Designsensory is a full-service research, branding, advertising and digital firm based in Knoxville, TN and known all over the world. Visit our site to learn more or drop us a line.

    • 17 min

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