Education and training
conference Travel MarketPlace has announced the speaker list for its 2nd
annual conference, set for June 16th & 17th at the
International Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Toronto.
Speakers and presentations
will explore business growth strategies; marketing tools; how to engage clients
and reach personal goals. Below is a partial list of speakers:
International Director, Digital Marketing Education, Constant Contact, will
serve as emcee and share tips and insight on the importance of e-marketing and
successful engagement strategies. A 2nd session will provide a
review of how to create and execute a successful social media campaign.
Co-Founder & Dave Holt, CSP Facilitator & Sales Performance Coach, DWG
Performance, Inc., will give a crash course on how to harness the power of
end-to-end selling. The presentation will begin as a general session and
continue with breakout sessions exploring the comprehensive sales process;
value propositions; client motivation and how all of these elements drive
Chief Visioneer, Future Proof Travel Solutions, explores how to create and
sustain success in life or business. His premise: success is not an event but
an ongoing process.
President Talking Travel, will offer 5 key tips to choosing a specialty and 6
steps to enhancing your reputation as a specialist.
Mike Foster President, Nexion CA; Rhonda LaFosse, Regional Sales Manager, TPI;
Jeff Verman, CEO, Uniglobe; Michelle Palma, National Accounts - Canada,
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise; Dana Gain, National Director, Sales – Canada,
Norwegian Cruise Line will discuss daily issues and trends and take audience
Regional Trainer, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), will share how
to position the value of a cruise vacation with details about pricing, river
vs. ocean cruising, themed voyages and more. Continuing education credits will
be available for this session.
Founder, Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs, will highlight messages
from her book: How to Monetize Your Passion for Travel: The 7 Habits of
Highly Effective Travel Entrepreneurs.
Scott Koepf, Senior
Vice President of Sales, Avoya Travel, shares his ultimate approach to sales
success that will make a difference in your bottom line.
Wedding Panel: Kitzia Morales, Co-founder, MeWed; Jennifer Doncsecz, Owner
& President of VIP Vacations Inc.; Lisa Sheldon, CTC & Master Romance
Travel Specialist; Brenda Washington-O'Neale, Owner/President, With This Ring
Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Travel, will discuss the destination
wedding market including topics like how to build a client base, how to manage
a destination wedding and how to keep clients long after they say “I do.”