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2016 TRENDS Conference Agenda

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New Mexico Hospitlaity Association Hospitality and Trends Conference

Agenda

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Monday, February 8th

12:00PM – 1:30PM
NMHA Annual Luncheon
Eldorado Hotel & Spa
1:30PM – 2:30PM
NMHA Board Meeting
Eldorado Hotel & Spa
3:00PM- 5:00PM
Tourism Commissioner's Meeting
Eldorado Hotel & Spa
5:00PM – 6:30PM
Trends Conference Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Eldorado Hotel and Spa
Eldorado Hotel & Spa

 

Tuesday, February 9th

Tuesday, February 9th

Hospitality and Tourism Day at the Legislature (all day)

Hospitality and Tourism TRENDS Conference (all day)

Eldorado Hotel & Spa
8:00AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast & Welcome
9:00AM – 10:00AM
Keynote:
Presentation: Experience, Authenticity and Portmanteaus – Travel Trends for 2016 and Beyond
Travelocity
Keith Nowak, Director of Marketing and Communications
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Break
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Breakout: The Evolution of Social Media
Expedia
Brian Barton
Breakout: Travel and Tourism Trajectory Panel
Moderator: Steve Cohen, Vice President Research & Insights: MMGY Global
- Robert Benton,  Rocky Mountain Report
- Wendi Gelfound, Sunrise Springs Integrative Wellness Resort
- Camille Ferguson, American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Lunch
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Lunch Keynote:
Presentation: Deconstructing Disruption: Airbnb, Tourism and Positive Impact on Communities
Airbnb
Laura Spanjian, Southwest Policy Lead
1:00PM – 2:00PM
General Session:
Presentation:Travel Trends & Insights | Leveraging Data to Debunk Travel Myths
MMGY Global
Steve Cohen, Vice President, Research & Insights at MMGY Global
2:00PM – 3:00PM
General Session:
Presentation: Global hospitality insights: top 10 thoughts for 2016
Ernst & Young
Troy L. Jones, West Region Real Estate Market Segment Leader
3:00PM – 3:30PM
Break
3:30PM – 4:30PM
Professional Development Breakout Sessions – Sharing Best Practices & Exploring New Solutions
DMO Trends – Steve McKee, McKee Wallwork & Company
Hospitality Trends – Troy L. Jones, Ernst & Young

Unity Dinner

Eldorado Hotel & Spa
5:30PM – 6:30PM
Cocktail Reception
6:30PM – 9:30PM
Unity Dinner; Featured speakers:
- Governor Susana Martinez
- House Speaker, Representative Don Tripp
- President Pro Tem, Senator Mary Kay Papen
- Secretary Latham, NMTD

 

Wednesday, February 10th

Wednesday, February 10th

Hospitality and Tourism TRENDS Conference (all day)

Eldorado Hotel & Spa
7:30AM – 8:00AM
Breakfast & Welcome
8:00AM – 9:30AM
State Leadership Panel
MODERATOR: Secretary Rebecca Latham, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Tourism Department
- Superintendent Mike Unthank, Gaming and Alcohol
- Mary Kay Root, Gaming and Alcohol
- Secretary Celina Bussey, Workforce Solutions
- Christy Tafoya, State Parks
- Secretary Tom Church, Department of Transportation
- Secretary Veronica Gonzales, Department of Cultural Affairs
9:30AM – 10:00AM
Break
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Breakout: Measuring the ROI of Marketing Content in the Hospitality Industry
Hubspot
Dan Tyre, Director
Breakout: Increase Group Sales & Grow Revenue
Part 1: Identifying New Accounts
Steinhart & Associates
Steve Steinhart, Director
11:00AM – 11:30AM
Lunch
11:30AM – 12:30PM
Luncheon Panel: Travel Editors of Travel and Leisure Publications
MODERATOR: Tom Garrity, President & CEO: The Garrity Group
- Carolyn Graham, Editor-in-Chief | NEW MEXICO JOURNEY
- Adam Pitluk, Editor-in-Chief | AMERICAN WAY MAGAZINE
- Annie Gabillet, Content Director | POPSUGAR
- Judith Fein, Editor & Co-Founder | YOURLIFEISATRIP.COM
- Jacquelyne Froeber, Editor-in-Chief | CELEBRATED LIVING MAGAZINE
- Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher | HCP / ABOARD PUBLISHING
12:30PM – 1:30PM
General Session:
How Google Improves the ROI of Your Content
Scripted
Ryan Buckley, Co-Founder
1:30PM - 2:00PM
Break
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Meet the Editors (limited space)
Breakout: Increase Group Sales & Grow Revenue
Part 2: Third Party Analytics and Marketing Your Property
Steinhart & Associates
Steve Steinhart, Director

 

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