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Speaking Engagements

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-- Tourism and the New Global Economy, Travel and Tourism Research Association, Brugge, Belgium June 18-20, 2014 

--"Using Market Research to Sell the Travel Product to Current and Prospective Customers" George Washington School of Business, March 26, 2014

--“Cultural Tourism” and “Diversity Marketing: Using Research to Better Understand Your Visitors,” Minnesota Tourism Conference, February 4-5, 2014

--“Breaking down Silos: The intersection between culture, dining, and shopping tourism.”  One Travel Conference, January, 2014

-- "Economic Impact of Heritage Tourism" NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference, Monmouth County, June 5, 2014

-- “Wine and Culinary Tourism,” Annual Wine Tourism Conference, Portland, OR November 15-16, 2013

-- “The Cultural Traveler,” St. Johns Cultural Council, St. Augustine, FL October 16, 2013

-- “The Cultural Traveler,” Ohio Conference on Tourism, West Chester, OH October 16-18, 2013

-- “The Future of Culinary Tourism Research,” World Food Travel Summit, Gothenburg, Sweden September 21-24, 2013

-- Closing Keynote Speaker, “Diversity Marketing: Using Research to Better Understand Your Visitors”  Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference, Stone Mountain, GA September 10-12, 2013

-- How Will the “Sequester” Affect the Summer Tourism Market? NAJ Summit East, New York, NY May 1-2, 2013

-- "The Oregon Cultural and Heritage Traveler" Oregon Governor's Conference, April, 2013

-- "Cultural, Culinary, and LGBT Tourism:  Latest Trends" One Travel Conference, Costa Mesa, CA February 5-7, 2013

-- "Measures of ROI" Go West Summit, Ft Worth, TX January 28-31, 2013

-- NTA Convention, January 20-24, 2013 

--The U.S. Leisure Market and Opportunities for RV/Campgrounds, Best Parks in America, Nov 13-15, 2012

-- Invited Speaker, Tourico Holidays inaugural client appreciation event in Orlando, September 8-11, 2012

-- Panelist, "25 Reasons Why the Hispanic Market is Important and How it Can Grow Your Business" at ASTA's Travel Retailing and Destination Trade Show, Sept 7, 2012

-- “Cultural/Heritage Tourism:  The Opportunity” Historic Downtown Cleveland Alliance, Cleveland, OH June, 2012

-- “The State of the U.S. Business Traveler:  Wants and Needs and How to Serve them Better,”  Florida Business Travel Association, Boca Raton, FL March, 2012

-- Leisure Travelers’ Use of Social Media, ITB Berlin, March 2012

-- ONE Travel Conference, Orlando Florida, 2012

-- Northeast Economic Development Association, Burlington, VT, 2011

-- US Leisure Travelers Use of Social Media, ITB Berlin, March, 2011

-- Shop America Alliance Meeting, PowWow, 2009-2011

-- Western Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Ontario, CA  October 12-14, 2011

-- Illinois Governor's Conference, Rosemont, IL  March 16-18, 2011

-- “Updates on Travel Segments:  Cultural and Culinary”  ONE Travel Conference in Pasadena, CA January 16-18, 2011

-- “Trends in the U.S. Leisure Market”  18th IPK World Travel Monitor Forum November 4-5, 2010, Pisa, Italy

-- The Cultural Heritage Traveler” American Association of Museums Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA June 16-18, 2010

-- “Using Research to Understand Your Target Audience”  Texas Travel and Tourism College, San Marcos, TX, 201-- National Historic Trails Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX  2009