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Join us at this month's Morning INfluence as we welcome Regional Tourism Marketing Manager, Nija Torrence, with Georgia Department of Economic Development, as she discusses the role that the tourism industry plays on economic development.

Morning Influence is a networking event which includes breakfast and a brief presentation that focuses on updates given by Greater Woodstock on important issues or services offered that affect the community as a whole.

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    Nija Torrence, MBA

    Regional Tourism Marketing Manager at Explore Georgia | Georgia Department of Economic Development

    Nija Torrence is the Regional Tourism Marketing Manager for Explore Georgia, a division of the
    Georgia Department of Economic Development. Explore Georgia’s mission is to inspire travelers
    to choose Georgia as a destination and to help connect travelers to all of Georgia’s destinations
    and experiences. Nija focuses on meeting industry professionals to learn about their Georgia
    products and assist them with their tourism marketing on a state scale to gain brand awareness
    and increase travel spending in their communities.
    Nija works with partners of all sizes and levels of visitors. Working with a team of four to divide
    the state, Nija works most directly in Atlanta Metro, West Central, and Middle Georgia. With
    former roles in visitor services, administration, and sales, she loves to help partners become
    more tourism-ready or even to just enhance their exposure. Most recently, she represented the
    state of Georgia as the Regional Visitor Services Manager helping DMOs across the state align
    their visitor center operations similar to the State Visitor Information Centers.
    Nija is a Georgia native and graduated from Strayer University with a bachelor’s degree in
    hospitality and tourism management and from Louisiana State University Shreveport with a
    master’s degree in business administration. She is also a certified Tourism Marketing
    Professional (TMP). Her goal is to meet with every tourism partner in her regions and continue
    checking things off her expansive Georgia bucket list.

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The Chambers at City Center

8534 Main Street
Woodstock, Georgia

If you have any questions please contact Sylvia Breitbart

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