Schedule Grid

Tuesday, October 1st
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM – Travel Massive Party O’Neill’s Bar and Restaurant
Wednesday, October 2nd
Workshops
12:30 PM – 4:00 PM 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Writing Workshop Photo Walk & Workshop WordPress Workshop
Christine Cantera
David Farley
Leif Pettersen
Ernest White
Laurence Norah
Daniel Nahabedian
Mitch Canter
7:30 PM – Midnight – Opening Night Party Guinness StoreHouse
Thursday, October 3rd
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM – Welcome & Opening Keynote
Welcome – Rick Calvert
Keynote –  Chip Conley
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Post Processing:  How to Make Good Photos Great Photos SEO, Authorship & the Value of Working with Brands How to Build & Market to Your Email List Europe vs North America: World War Blog? 21 Tools and Technology Tips to Dramatically Grow Your Following Online
Laurence Norah
Daniel Nahabedian
David Tutin Corey Taratuta
Kerwin McKenzie
Ryan Levitt Ian Cleary
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM – Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Tasty Tales:  Adding Food & Wine Content to Your Blog How to Write a Blog Positioning Statement All The World’s A Status Update: Using Social Media To Tell Good Stories Media Buying for Travel Brands & How to Negotiate Win/Win Contracts Best Practices:  Bloggers, Travel PR & Tourism Boards
Mona Wise
Diane Letulle
Gary Bembridge Mike Sowden Gina Tarnacki Michael Collins
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Quick & Easy Ways to Get Video on Your Blog Don’t Let Your To-Do List Win:  Getting & Staying Organized How to Run an Effective Contest for your Community Lessons Learned:  Working with Destinations & Bloggers Creating Successful Brand & Blogger Campaigns on a Budget
Heather Cowper Chris Christensen Johnny Jet
Jessica Parker
William Bakker Amy Jackson
Colm Hanratty
Vanessa Chiasson
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM – Mini Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Hook ’em With Humor Google Authorship:  Get it Now Niche Breakout:  Budget Travel Bloggers Niche Breakout:  Family Travel Bloggers Niche Breakout:  Freelancers
Leif Pettersen Mitch Canter Kash Bhattacharya Heather Greenwood Davis Mike Sowden
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Speed Dating
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM – Expedia Get Wilde Party
Friday, October 4th
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM – Keynote
John Minihan interviewed by Alastair McKenzie – courtesy of Kildare Village Chic Outlet Shopping
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
The Quality Quotient: Ten Tips for Creating Content that Engages and Expands Your Audience Why Backyard Blogging is Essential to Your Brand How to Stay Relevant to Your Community Content Marketing for the Travel Industry Bloggers, Brands & Dollars
Don George Lola Akinmade Akerstrom Fionn Davenport Martin MacDonald Ted Murphy
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM – Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
How to Organize & Manage Your Photography Work Flow How to Build Your Brand with Google Hangouts Best Practices to Grow & Nurture Your Community How To Work with Instagram Influencers to Create Effective Instagram Strategies How the Sharing Economy Creates Travel Industry Opportunities
Gary Arndt Eduardo Perez Shane Dallas
Natalie Bahadur
Katja Presnal Cedric Giorgi
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Mini Breakouts
Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Getting it Right:  Fact Checking & Sourcing in a Digital World Finding the Money in the Budget Travel Niche Niche Breakout:  Culinary Travel Bloggers Niche Breakout:  Photo & Video Travel Bloggers Niche Breakout: Multi-Cultural Travel Bloggers
Ernest White Kash Bhattacharya Diane Letulle TBA Carol Cain
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Open Marketplace
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM – Closing Keynote & Announcements
Rick Calvert
Audrey Scott & Dan Noll
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Evening – Doubletree Happy Hour