Dr. Robert Bentley and Commissioner Ron Sparks will speak at the Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism Aug. 14-17 in Montgomery. Other conference speakers include Dr. David Bronner, CEO, Retirement Systems of Alabama; Roger Dow, President and CEO of the US Travel Association; Roger Brooks, CEO Destination Development International. Bentley and Sparks will speak during the Gubernatorial Luncheon on Aug. 17. There will also be educational sessions on how to bring travelers to your town/hotel/attraction/event/B&B/museum, managing social media, branding your entity, workshops with the state tourism department; and an update on the Alabama gulf coast. The Alabama Governor’s Conference on Tourism is being held at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa. Please see www.algovernorsconference.com for registration information.