2023 Agenda

(2024 Coming Soon)

Connect eTourism will feature content led by thought leaders and travel experts focused on the future of tourism marketing + face-to-face appointments to push destination marketing forward. Topics will include.

> The AI Revolution

> Presenting Data to Your Board

> The Future of Travel: Data, Trends, and more.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

11:30 a.m.-2:15 pm

Registration and Supplier Move-In

2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

It’s time to get down to business!

Thursday, Nov. 2

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

The AI Revolution

Learn how artificial intelligence can work for you (and not the other way around).

Presenters: Lesly Simmons, Head of Community Innovation, AmazonGilad Berenstein, founder, Brook Bay Capital; Janette Roush, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital, New York City Tourism and Conventions; Moderator: Yeon Lee, CEO, SoftlyServed

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

Meet your matches for one-on-one meetings that lay the groundwork for future business.

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch

In this eat-and-greet session, make new friends and build future business relationships while baking bread together.

1:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Presenting Data to Your Board

Presenters: Timothy Bush, Chief Marketing Officer, Visit Lake Charles; Edward Harris, President, Discover Lancaster; Donald Lilley Jr., Director of Technology and Business Intelligence, Visit Baltimore; Lauren Cleland, Director, Marketing & Data Intelligence, Visit Savannah; Lauren Rogers, Chief Experience Officer, Datafy

3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Expedia MasterClass : Mastering Your Partnership with an OTA

Presented by Derek Price, Director, Business Development – North America, Expedia Group Media Solutions

4 p.m.-5 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

Meet your future business partners today.

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

SalesForce Park Tour, Sponsored by Vibemap

Friday, Nov. 3

8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Alcatraz City Cruise

Experience the beauty, history, and infamy of Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay. Welcome to The Rock!

Sponsored by City Experiences for the Alcatraz Cruise