Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Google, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest – Silicon Valley Powerhouses Confirm Participation at The Eyefortravel North America Summit 2018

As the travel industry moves into new digital arenas, four of tech’s biggest brands; Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Google, have confirmed attendance at the EyeforTravel North America Summit - to take place on October 18-19 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. With the likes of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, American Airlines and Accor Hotels also appearing on the speaker line-up, the 20th Annual North America Summit is undoubtedly the year’s most prestigious travel conference. 

Meet the biggest names in tech and gain a stronger understanding of how to enact an effective social media and content marketing strategy. Hear from those travel companies succeeding in integrating the latest technological innovations into their business plans and learn how they have used these tools to capture data, own the booking and boost profits. 

What will the tech giants be covering this October?
  • ·        Facebook’s Industry Manager for Travel, Kate Hamill will be covering the power of open API partnerships and evaluating the best distribution partnerships required to diversify your revenue portfolio. Joining her in this session are CIE Tours’ CCO, Susan Black, and Hotwire’s Director of UX Research, Clay Newton.
  • ·       Google’s Global Head of Business Development in Carrier Messaging, Todd Parker will be discussing the next era of mobile messaging for travel
  • ·        Pinterest’s Vertical Strategy Lead for Tech, Travel, & Telco, Nicolette Harper and Sakshi Chadha, Partnerships will uncover how travel brands can use Pinterest to capitalize on pinners who are actively looking for recommendations and how marketers can use Pinterest to inspire consumers across every aspect of the travel journey, from dreaming to planning and ultimately booking.
  • ·        Twitter’s Head of Travel & Mobile App Partnerships, Erin Gilmore will be evaluating how the mobile interface can be used to maximise personalisation and develop a stronger sense of brand awareness among consumers. She will be joined by Michael Childers, Chief Consultant in Content & Media Strategy at Lufthansa Systems.

Just as the speaker line-up continues to make strides, so does the attendee list, which is becoming increasingly populated by big industry players. Among the latest brands to confirm their attendance are Expedia Group, Copa Airlines, Accor Hotels and Royal Resorts.

Numerous networking opportunities will take place throughout the duration of the event. EyeforTravel are using the event app Brella this year – enabling attendees to set up meetings well in advance to make the most of catching up with industry representatives.

Attend the EyeforTravel North America Summit (Oct 18 – 19, Las Vegas) and leave with a firm grip on the latest opportunities and threats you need to be aware of. Take back top-class insights from travel’s leading influencers and implement them as soon as you’re back in the office.

PS. The early bird discount has been extended for one more week due to popular demand - contact the team directly at renu@eyefortravel.com to secure your discounted pass and save $200!

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