2018 CEO Summit
2018 CEO Summit
Apr 23, 2018
Apr 26, 2018

 
It's Not Business as Usual

In this ever-changing challenging world for CEOs of destination organizations, you need to be equipped with the tools necessary to not only survive industry threats but create an environment for tourism to thrive.
 

Join destination organization CEOs to learn from global leaders addressing high-level topics such as:

Over-tourism
Guardianship
Crisis Response
Office Culture
Weaponization
Learning Labs
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Speakers

Schedule

Monday April 23, 2018
10:00am - 6:00pm
Hospitality Suite
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Come to the Hospitality Suite to pick up your registration badge and welcome packet.

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Board Meeting
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome Reception
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The welcome reception will take place at the Fairmont.  

Welcome Remarks by Don Welsh, President & CEO, Destinations International

Tuesday April 24, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Hospitality Suite
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Come to the hospitality suite to pick up your registration badge and welcome packet

8:00am - 9:00am
Networking Breakfast
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Network with your fellow peers during breakfast.

9:00am - 10:00am
Welcome from Bermuda Tourism
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Welcome from Bermuda Tourism

Address and welcome remarks from Destinations International's President & CEO, Don Welsh

10:00am - 11:15am
Weathering the Storms, A Study In Crisis
11:30am - 12:30pm
Game Changing: The Case for Creating Intellectual Capital
11:30am - 1:00pm
Carnival Cruise Keynote Lunch
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Speaker:

Christine Duffy, President, Carnival Cruise Line

1:15pm - 2:15pm
Tourism Stewardship: Guide your Destination to Sustainable Success
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Alternate Learning Labs
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Keynote Speaker: Caroline Beteta
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Speaker:

Caroline Beteta, President & CEO, Visit California

 

Caroline Beteta serves as President & CEO of the industry-led Visit California, a nonprofit organization created to market California as a premier travel destination and to increase the state’s share of tourism-related revenues. She simultaneously serves as the Director of Tourism in California's Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development (GO-Biz). Beteta is responsible for implementing Visit California’s $116 million global marketing program and serves as the lead spokesperson for California's $126.3 billion travel industry. She has shepherded the growth of Visit California into a global marketing franchise delivering millions of visitors and billions of dollars of economic growth to the state every year.

4:15pm - 5:00pm
Bermuda Story
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hosted Dinner
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The hosted dinner will take place at the Fairmont.  

Wednesday April 25, 2018
8:00am - 8:30am
Networking Breakfast
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Network with your fellow peers during breakfast.

8:00am - 5:00pm
Hospitality Suite
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Open for registration and welcome packets

8:30am - 9:45am
Creating an Office Culture in the Post-Weinstein Era.
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Speaker: 

Claire Shipman is a women's leadership expert, longtime television news reporter, and a New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Confidence Code and Womenomics.

10:00am - 11:00am
Corporate Work Space: How to deal with an ever-changing office environment
11:15am - 12:15pm
The World in 2050
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Speaker:

Daniel Franklin, Executive Editor, The Economist and Editor, The World in 2050

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Get Out and Get Inspired Luncheon
1:30pm - 2:00pm
MMB Update
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Speaker:

Julie Coker Graham, President & CEO, Philadelphia CVB

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Brand USA Keynote: Chris Thompson, CEO Brand USA
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Speakers:

Chris Thompson, CEO, Brand USA

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Advocacy Update
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Speakers:

Amy Walter, Editor, Cook Political Report

Alex Wirth, Co-Founder, Quorum

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ask the Experts
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Ask the Experts – gather in an inspiring space to informally quiz a gathering of experts on the issues facing our industry today.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Evening Events
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An evening to explore Bermuda. Details to follow.

Thursday April 26, 2018
8:00am - 9:00am
Industry Update Breakfast
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Speaker:

Adam Sacks, President, Tourism Economics

* Schedule subject to change.
Registration
$1195
2018 CEO Summit - Destination
This is a member only event. If you have any questions regarding membership, please contact us at +1.202.835.4200.
$350
2018 CEO Summit - Attendee Spouse or Guest
Spouses or VIP guests of attendees are welcome to participate in all Summit functions.
location
Southampton
,
Bermuda

The 2018 CEO Summit will take place at the Fairmont Southampton. Attendees may book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations until the cut-off date of March 20, 2018

Click here to go to the reservation page.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Connect with Presidents, CEOs and Executive Directors of over 140 destination organizations at this year's CEO Summit. For more information, please contact Nina Winston at [email protected].

THANK YOU TO OUR HOST

Bermuda

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