Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism (GC) 2021

September 8-10, 2021 | USA

The annual Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism (GC) is the premier educational conference for the Florida tourism industry. The conference brings together tourism industry professionals, advertising agencies, travel experts and state leaders to explore the latest trends and opportunities for the industry. GC gives attendees the opportunity to continue both professional and personal development by featuring dozens of specialized speakers both on the main stage as well as in breakout sessions. With nine+ hours of dedicated networking opportunities for attendees, GC is sure to provide ample time for new connections and potential business opportunities. As the state’s destination marketing organization, VISIT FLORIDA provides significant value to the industry to serve as the thought leader which elevates the ability of tourism industry leaders to drive change and serve Florida’s visitors. Our goal is for attendees to leave GC with tangible takeaways about latest trends, opportunities, and actionable strategies for challenges in addition to new connections and growth opportunities.

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OTHER PAST CONFERENCES

NACEP National Conference

October 24-26, 2021 | USA

NACEP’s National Conference is the premier destination to learn from and network with secondary and postsecondary concurrent and dual enrollment professionals across the nation.

2021 EDGE

October 18-21, 2021 | USA

Although we were not able to be together in 2020, we are excited to welcome you to EDGE 2021 — Travel Leaders Network’s International Conference and Trade Show experience. EDGE will be held at The Loews Royal Pacific & Sapphire Falls Resorts in Orlando, FL where attendees will discover hundreds of game-changing opportunities in just a few action-packed days! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet new people, master programs, dive into new services, and network with other members, our preferred suppliers and Travel Leaders Network staff. Gain the kind of competitive EDGE only Travel Leaders Network can provide. AT EDGE YOU CAN: EDUCATE – Stay ahead of game-changing topics and dive deep into our programs at more than a hundred classes. DISCOVER – Gain key insights from our leadership team and other industry luminaries. GATHER – Network with fellow members and supplier partners during daily educational training and social events. EVOLVE – Access the tools, programs and support you need to professionally grow as a modern travel professional. Space will be limited, so register today to reserve your spot at the best conference ever!

SKIFT ASIA SUMMIT

October 20, 2021 | USA

Skift will return its focus to Asia and its recovery on October 20, 2021, as the region endures a long and complicated road out of the pandemic. With recovery moving forward in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East, the travel industry is Asia is bracing for an extended pandemic and uneven reopenings as Asia wades through virus spikes, frequent lockdowns, and vaccine availability. For our 2021 event, we’ll host a one day online summit to look at Asia’s role in the global travel industry going forward, including it’s new regional focus in the absence of International and Chinese outbound travelers, how Asian technology and suppliers have continued to innovate, how global brands are continuing their growth plans in APAC, and how leaders are strategizing for the road ahead. As always, Skift editors and analysts will unearth the latest conversations and insights through these in-depth interviews and industry-leading Skift Research intelligence for regional players as well as any brands that want to better understand the travel business in Asia.

The Virtual Travel Retail Expo

October 11-15, 2021 | China

The Virtual Travel Retail Expo is a pioneering virtual trade show and symposium designed to both mirror and enhance a real conference and exhibition. Entering its second year, the expo has already established itself of the largest virtual event in the global travel retail calendar, and the 2021 edition is set to be even bigger and better. It’s a diverse and enriching virtual experience, complete with Exhibition Pavilion, Knowledge Hub (Symposium and Workshops) and Experience Arena (Showcase platform), as well as specialist; Hainan Discovery, Cruise Jetty, Retailer Emporium and Awards Stage. This premium event for a premium audience, brings together a unique, borderless virtual community from all over the world.

Spotlight

San Francisco, everyone’s favorite city, is located at the tip of a peninsula between the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific coast. A compact city of steep rolling hills surrounded on three sides by water, San Francisco is renowned for its summer fogs, Victorian architecture, cable cars and beautiful vistas.

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