2017 Announcements

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2017 Conference Schedule

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2017 SPEAKERS

Governor of Illinois

Television Explorer and Host of the Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum

Harvard Millennials Expert & Leading Generational Consultant

Brand Expert, Entrepreneur and founder of Johnny Cupcakes, World’s First T-Shirt Bakery

Former sitting professor at Harvard & MiT’s edX labs, international best selling author, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and former Head of Marketing at Travelzoo

Business Development Director at Travelzoo

Founding Partner of Destination Better, and former Director of Global Corporate Responsibility at Sabre

Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

Founding Partner of Destination Better, and former team member for Apple and Xerox

Senior Vice President, Public Communications Inc.

Managing Director of Cellet Marketing & Public Relations

Vice President of Global Development at Choose Chicago

Managing Director for Wiechmann Tourism Services.

President of Northeast
Media/Essentially America

Christie McConnell is the Marketing Director for Travelzoo.

Sales Director, Tourism at Sojern

Director of Partnerships, Saffire

CEO and CoFounder of CrowdRiff

Founder of one of America’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies and leader of the Cycle of Success Institute (COSi)

Head of Mandala Research

 

LATEST NEWS

Monday, March 27, 2017
POSTED BY Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism
Posted in News

Over 400 travel and marketing experts gathered in Springfield to celebrate past successes in state tourism and collaborate on future marketing opportunities. SPRINGFIELD, Il., March 23, 2017 – The state’s premier gathering of tourism industry and marketing professionals took place in Springfield this week at the President Abraham Lincoln – A Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. […]

 
 

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2017 Presenting Sponsors

2017 Cardinal Sponsors

2017 Monarch Sponsors

2017 White Oak Sponsors

2017 Violet Sponsors

2017 Tradeshow Exhibitors

2017 Conference Supporters