Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico Hospitality Association will host its annual Governor’s Conference on Hospitality April 27 – 29 at the Santa Fe Convention Center. Several hundred industry leaders will participate in an action packed three-day event featuring national and regional experts sharing insights and informative breakout sessions. The event is open to the public.
“I truly believe that this year’s Governor’s Conference will be the best ever. We have record-breaking attendance, four national speakers, and fantastic breakout sessions. This is one of the few times that the entire industry comes together to further advance the industry,” Ed Pulsifer, New Mexico Hospitality Association Board Chair.
The conference has an interactive program with keynote speakers and breakout sessions. In addition to Governor Martinez and Tourism Cabinet Secretary, Rebecca Latham, the other keynote speakers are experts from all over the nation, including:
- Dan Lier - Two decades of experience presenting motivational keynotes for corporate events, Dan is the most requested speaker in Las Vegas.
- Jim Mathis - Jim helps leaders who want to reinvent themselves in changing economic climates.
- Doug Lansky - Award-winning travel writer, National Geographic and Huffington Post contributor and a world-travel expert.
- Mickey Schaefer - Known for executing big-picture thinking, in 2006 Schaefer founded the Certified Tourism Ambassador™ (CTA) program, an industry-recognized certification that has certified 26,000 front-line workers in 17 states. In 2012, she founded The EXPERIENCE Institute®.
The full schedule of events and registration information is available at http://www.tanm.org/events/gov-conference
The New Mexico Hospitality Association delivers decades of combined experience to lead public policy and workforce development strategy for a more prosperous economy. Tourism & hospitality is the state’s premier industry and contributed $1.3 billion in state taxes in 2012, brought in 32.2 million visitors in 2013, and generated over 88,600 jobs. The association represents member interests at the state and national level, cultivates professional development, and targets opportunity to incubate and foster long-term job and wealth creation statewide. Please visit tanm.org and call 505.506.8624.