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“We don’t get a SECOND chance to make a FIRST impression!”

A Satisfied Customer will tell one or two others about their experience while a Dissatisfied Customer will make it go viral!

Build Your Tool Kit

Expand your tool kit with Gracious Greetings, 10 ways to be Welcoming, How to Influence Visitors, Shoppers, and Tourists. Learn how to fix a problem when something goes wrong. Answer the Most Common Questions about our history, local culture and current attractions.

What: The Shipshewana/LaGrange County Tourism Academy is a certification program comprised of a FREE online course that will train and equip local tourism professionals with important information, skills, and communication tools that ensure we are able to speak to visitors with one knowledgeable and welcoming voice. Visitors who are thrilled with their experience will extend their stays, recommend us to others, and return again and again to their favorite destination.

Who: This course is open to all tourism professionals: frontline workers, support staff, event workers, volunteers, managers, and business owners. Those without internet access will be accommodated by the CVB.

Ready to be a Champion?

Sign up today! Contact Judy McConnell

[email protected] | (260) 768-4008

Planning a Trip?
Stop by the Visitor's Center for local tips, referrals, FREE coupon books and visitor's guides. We are located at 350 S Van Buren St.