Regional Destination Focus Group Sessions

Citizens were invited to attend Regional Destination Focus Group sessions, on November 30 and December 1.

Sessions consisted of highly interactive and focused industry discussions. They were a maximum of two hours long and presented a chance for tourism industry stakeholders to work together on critical high level topics.

During these sessions participants:

  • Examined results of the industry-wide Regional Baseline Assessment Survey
  • Discussed the 2018-2022 Strategic Tourism Plan (STP) Sustainable Destination Development Strategies and implications
  • Identified the most important implementation issues
  • Discussed actions and priorities

The following Regional Focus Group Sessions were held

Stillaguamish-Sauk River Valley Communities

Arlington, Oso, Darrington, Mountain Loop Highway, Granite Falls

Date: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Location: Arlington/Marysville Best Western
3721 172nd Street
Arlington, Washington 98223

Skykomish-Snohomish River Valley Communities

Snohomish, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Sultan, Gold Bar, Index, Skykomish

Date: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Snohomish County Parks Administration Building at Willis Tucker Park
6705 Puget Park Drive
Snohomish, WA 98276

Coastal Communities

Edmonds, Mukilteo, Everett, Marysville, Quilceda Village, Stanwood/Camano, Silvana

Date: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
Location: Edward D. Hansen Conference Center
2000 Hewitt Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

Urban Hub Communities

Lynnwood, Bothell, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace

Date: Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Embassy Suites Lynnwood
20610 44th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036

More Information

For more information, and to engage in further discussion regarding the Snohomish Regional Destination project, please contact:

Annique Bennett, Sustainable Tourism Development Specialist
Snohomish County Parks, Recreation and Tourism
6705 Puget Park Drive
Snohomish, WA 98296
Phone: 425.388.3263