Mandala Events Calendar

Mandala Events Calendar

Witti Event – April 18, 2023

Women’s Leadership Forum “Whats Next for Women’s Leadership in Travel and Tourism”

11:00-11:45 Networking
12:00-2:00 Forum and Lunch
More Information: email
Or check out the invitation: Click HERE
To register for IN PERSON: CLICK HERE

To register for ONLINE (free): CLICK HERE

Past Mandala Events:

The One Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural Tourism
January 28-30, 2014,
Bloomington Minnesota
Laura Mandala is on the Advisory Committee for the 2014 One Conference witti will host its annual meeting and recpetion on January 30th 2014

Annual Minnesota Tourism Conference
February 4-5, 2014 Duluth, Minnesota
Laura Mandala will be a speaker this year at the Annual Minnesota Tourism Conference. Laura will be speaking about “Cultural Tourism” and “Diversity Marketing: Using Research to Better Understand Your Visitors,”

NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference
June 5, 2014, Monmouth County
“Economic Impact of Heritage Tourism” Read More Here

Annual TTRA International Conference,
June 18-20, 2014, Brugge, Belgium
Read more HERE

Annual Wine Tourism Conference,
November 15-16, 2013 Portland, Oregon
Laura Mandala will be a speaker this year at the Wine Tourism Conference. Laura will be speaking about the tourism market and the current state of tourism in North America. This is a conference of approximately 230 members of the wine tourism world. Tourism associations, winery associations, wineries, hotels, etc.

St. Johns Cultural Council,
October 16-18, 2013, St. Augustine, FL
Laura Mandala was a speaker this year at the St. Johns Cultural Council. Laura will be presenting data about the 2013 Cultural and Heritage Study.

Ohio Conference on Tourism
October 16-18, 2013, West Chester, OH

The Inaugural La Cita Conference
September 30-Oct 2, 2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Read more Here
On Tuesday, October 1st, witti held a lunch at La Cita

World Food Travel Summit
September 21-24, 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden
Laura Mandala was speaker this year at the World Food Travel Summit.
Laura spoke about HER ONE IDEA: Global Food Tourism Research: What’s next on the Horizon
Read more Here

Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference
September 10-12, 2013 Stone Mountain, GA
Read more Here

International PowWow,
June 8-12, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the travel industry’s premier international marketplace and the largest generator of travel to the U.S.
On June 9th, witti will be hosting a PowWow Brunch.

NAJ Summit East,
May 1-2, 2013 New York, NY
Laura Mandala attended and spoke at this years NAJ Summit East. Laura spoke about How Will the “Sequester” Affect the Summer Tourism Market?
May 1st, witti hosted a dinner.

Destination: Capitol Hill,
April 10-11, 2013.

The One Conference for Shopping, Dining and Cultural Tourism
Laura Mandala is on the Advisory Committee for the 2013 One Conference, which she attended on Feb 5-7, 2013 in Costa Mesa, CA.
On February 8, witti hosted its annual meeting and reception in conjunction with the conference.
Hispanics in Travel Caucus
January 22, 2013 at NTA’s Travel Exchange in orlando, FL.

Mandala to Attend White House Business Council Meeting
On November 20, Laura Mandala attended a White House Business Council meeting where business leaders and senior administration officials engaged in conversation about the President’s plan for the budget and the current situation regarding the fiscal cliff. As a member of the US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Laura is pleased to be able to get first hand information about policies being discussed that are critical to promoting job creation and investing in America’s long term economic competitiveness.

Best parks in America Conference
November 13-15, Orlando Florida
Laura Mandala is one of several hospitality and business experts who addressed affiliates during the national network’s Inaugural Network Conference.