Speakers

2021 Speakers

Performance coach for the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals and Extreme Adventurer

Brand Strategist and Author

Founder and President of Tourism Economics

Author, Speaker and Advisor

Destination Strategist

Emmy Award-Winning Co-Host of Windy City Weekend on ABC 7

SVP, Longwoods International

President & Ceo, Visit Quad Cities

CEO of TimeZoneOne

Veteran Travel Journalist and Destination Marketing Consultant

Editorial Content Manager, Meredith Corporation’s Travel Marketing Content Studio

Creative Director, O’Keefe, Reinhard & Paul

Editor in Chief and Content Director, Meredith Corporation

Client Management Director at OKRP

Director of Business Development, NA
Expedia

Instagram Influencer @ChicagoMatt

VP of Insights at Arrivalist

Director of Civic Relations and Partnerships, Art Institute of Chicago

Founding Partner & Chief Commercial Officer of Tangled Roots Brewing Company

Co-owner and Editor-in-Chief of TravelingMom.com

Director of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

President & CEO, Visit Champaign County

Director of Sports & Business Growth at Visit Quad Cities

Associate Professor of Marketing, Quinlan School of Business – Loyola University Chicago

Manager of the Local Tourism and Convention Bureau program, Illinois Office of Tourism

Founder and CEO of Better Destinations LLC

Blogger and Influencer

Vice President of Operations for Posh Hospitality Group

VP of Customer Success at CrowdRiff

Brand Development Manager at TikTok

Founder of CMC Enterprises, LLC

Social Media Manager, TimeZoneOne

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