Tourism networks run deep in Idaho.

The Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism (ICORT) is an exceptional opportunity to learn about and network with other recreation and tourism professionals. The conference is held annually in October at different locations throughout the state. 

ICORT 2022 will take place October 17-19 at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science located on the main campus of the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls.

ICORT 2021 moved to a virtual format and was held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

2021 ICORT Presentation Decks

Understanding Who is Coming to Idaho and Why – Anna Blount, Longwoods International
Using Data to Drive Impact – Dan Janes, Madden Media
Sports Tourism – Eric Olson, Huddle Up Group

2022 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year during ICORT, an individual who has made significant contributions to developing, managing, or conserving Idaho’s recreation resources; or developing, managing, or promoting tourism in Idaho is recognized with the Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award are now open. Download the nomination form. Nominations are due August 22, 2022.

In 2021, Governor Little recognized all of Idaho’s hospitality employees and proclaimed October 4-8 Hospitality Employee Appreciation Week. View the proclamation here.

2018 Grant Summit Presentations

All presentations from ICORT 2018 can be found on the 2018 conference website.