The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will be hosting their 2014 Partnership Summit at County Line Orchard on Thursday, January 30. The summit is open to current partners as wells as businesses interested in learning more about the benefits and services offered by the South Shore CVA.

The 2014 Partnership Summit will include information on upcoming conventions, meetings and sporting events as well as information on marketing initiatives and tips on utilizing the South Shore CVA's website and mobile website. The summit will also recap the last 30 years of the South Shore CVA and the hospitality industry.

Cost to attend the 2014 Partnership Summit is $20 per person and includes a continental breakfast and an opportunity to receive 15 percent off signed 2014 partner contracts. Registration for the event will begin at 7:30 a.m. during the continental breakfast, with the summit beginning at 8:00 a.m. An optional lunch and question and answer session will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and costs $10 per person. Pre-registration is required for the lunch.

To register for the 2014 Partnership Summit, visit For more information on the summit, partnership opportunities or the South Shore CVA, contact Megan Langel, partnership sales and development manager, at 219-554-2176 or at