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

1:00 pm-2:15 pm

Welcome/ Registration

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

Marketplace Appointments

It’s time to get down to business!

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Happy Hour/Open Night

It’s time to mix and mingle over some cocktails.

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, Amazon; Janette Roush, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital, New York City Tourism and Conventions

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. – 1:15 p.m.

Presenting Data to Your Board + Lunch

Fill up on key info to do your job better as well as a delicious meal.

Presenters: Timothy Bush, Chief Marketing Officer, Visit Lake Charles; Donald Lilley Jr., Director of Technology and Business Intelligence, Visit Baltimore

1:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Expedia Masterclass: The future of travel, data, trends, and more

4 p.m.-5 p.m.

Marketplace Appointments

Meet your future business parters today.

Friday, Nov. 3

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Offsite Tour (Stay tuned for details)