Thomas Tyra

Thomas Tyra

Director of Marketing and Air Service Development
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Day 3 : Track Two

Biography

Tom Tyra was named the Director of Marketing and Air Service Development for Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) in June 2018.  Tom is responsible for management of airport marketing programs, airline recruitment, advertising and the development of corporate and leisure travel programs at GSP. Over his career, Tom has managed marketing, public relations, communications and air service development programs for airports serving Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY and Columbus, OH.  Tom is a graduate of the University of Louisville.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Flight to Greenville, SC

7:00 AM

Lunch & Orientation

Sponsored by The Acadiana Advocate

“Naive Enough to Believe We Can Do Anything:
Greenville’s Past, Present, and Future”

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Downtown Walking Tour

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Welcome Dinner

Sponsored by Jones Walker

“Taking Risks and Giving Back:
A Leadership Story”

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast at your leisure

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Session #4

“BMW: The Gift that Keeps on Giving”

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Free Time

Tour Zentrum, Gift Shop

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

BMW Factory Tour

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Debrief

“Driving Progress:
Accelerating Momentum on Leadership Exchange Lessons”

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Activity

“Driving Progress:
The Ultimate Driving Experience”

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Departure Flight

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Breakfast & Mayor’s Welcome

“Creating a City’s Personality”

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Session #1

“Vision, Planning, and Execution:
A 30-Year Overnight Success”

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Session #2

“Aligned and Committed:
Regional Economic Development in the Upstate”

11:00 AM - 12:30 AM

Lunch & Speaker

Sponsored by Billeaud Companies

The Site Selection Process

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Session #3

“Grow Your Own:
Greenville’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem”

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Free Time

Optional tours will be available

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Group Dinner

Brief History of the Peace Center

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM