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Tourism Talks

Tourism Talks are back! Take advantage of our free, partner-exclusive workshops for you and your staff from professionals in their industry. Enjoy coffee and a light breakfast while mingling with fellow partners before the presentation begins.


How to Identify if Media is Host-Worthy

Hosted by Whitney Raymond, VP of Marshall Communications

Whitney Raymond

Meet Our Speaker

Whitney serves as the Vice President of Marshall Communications, a Maine-based marketing and public relations agency, where she’s worked since 2011. The agency serves a variety of clients, many of which are in the tourism industry and include the Maine Office of Tourism, Discover New England, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce and The Maine Highlands.

Whitney’s responsible for integrated marketing and communications campaigns for clients, including strategic planning, copywriting, branding, event planning, PR, marketing and social media strategies. She’s also involved in the Marshall Plan® process, which is the agency’s customized marketing plans.

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As part of her work with the Maine Office of Tourism and other tourism clients, she regularly vets travel writers and influencers to ensure they are legitimate and host-worthy. Her daily social media work for @VisitMaine ensures she is familiar with all types of requests and how to best handle the conversation with influencers.

Whitney is a graduate of Thomas College with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management and a Masters in Business Administration.


Monday, May 20, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Portland Sheraton at Sable Oaks
200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland



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