Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Tentative Schedule of Events

12:15 pm – 2:30 pm

EXAMPLE KEYNOTE WITH SPEAKERS FORMAT
Great Hall 1, 2, 3
 
The Lunch and General Session is sponsored by Expedia Group Media Solutions and features an economic update by Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist for the Florida Chamber Foundation, exciting announcements by Staci Mellman, CMO, VISIT FLORIDA and Dulani Porter, Partner, SPARK, the Iris D. Larson Hospitality Awards and a Keynote Speech by Erica Dhawan.
Dr. Jerry Parrish
Staci Mellman
Dulani Porter
Erica Dhawan

The Iris D. Larson Hospitality Awards were created by Bob and Iris Larson, past owners of a small motel in Kissimmee, Florida and recognizes hospitality and tourism industry professionals and students who exemplify the qualities of selfless spirit of service and leadership in their work experience. 

Sponsored By:
Expedia Media Group

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

EXAMPLE BREAKOUT SESSION FORMAT
Diplomat Ballroom 1

 

Stay Ahead of Shifting Consumer Behaviors and Trends and Identify Opportunities to Reach Travelers

As the travel industry begins to rebuild, the best way to navigate the path forward is by staying ahead of shifting consumer behaviors and trends and identify opportunities to reach travelers who are dreaming of their next trip or ready to take the leap. Custom research from Expedia Group Media Solutions, along with our exclusive Expedia Group first-party data, explores the latest travel trends and key considerations shaping future travel decisions, providing travel marketers with the necessary information to effectively inspire, engage and convert travelers.

Speaker: Derek Price, Director Business Development North America, Expedia Group Media Solutions

Sponsored By:
Key Data
Derek Price

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open
For the early birds! Your friendly GC22 registration desk team can assist you with badge pick-up and answer any questions you may have.

Wednesday, August 31, 2021

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Your friendly GC22 registration desk team can assist you with badge pick-up and answer any questions you may have.

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Media Room Open
For invited media representatives only

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tourism Marketplace Exhibitors Move-In
All exhibitors should be set up by 4:00 pm. The tradeshow floor will close for cleaning and to prepare for the Chairman’s Reception.

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Chairman’s Reception in the Florida Marketplace, hosted by The Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Chairman’s Dinner, hosted by The Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches
 
Featuring the Florida Tourism Hall of Fame Award and the Flagler Awards

Thursday, September 1, 2022

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Your friendly GC22 registration desk team can assist you with badge pick-up and answer any questions you may have.

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Media Room Open
For invited media representatives only

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakfast & Opening Keynote Session
 

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Refreshment Break in the Tourism Marketplace

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions (four)

12:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Lunch and Keynote Session
Featuring the Iris D. Larson Awards and the Film Florida Legends Award

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

Refreshment Break in the Tourism Marketplace

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Breakout Sessions (four)

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Networking Evening Event

Friday, September 2, 2022

7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

Your friendly GC22 registration desk team can assist you with badge pick-up and answer any questions you may have.

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast in the Tourism Marketplace

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Media Room Open
For invited media representatives only

9:00 am – 10:15 pm

Breakout Sessions (four)

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Refreshment Break in the Tourism Marketplace

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Closing General Session