Schedule

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Multi Day Workshops
Writing – Don George
Photography – Gary Arndt

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Multi Day Workshops Continued

PreBEX Tours 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

6:30 Opening Night Party at Xcaret 

XCARET

Friday, September 12, 2014

9:15 – 10:30 Welcome & Opening Keynote
Rick Calvert
Dr. Martha Honey
Bret Love

10:45 – 11:45 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Profits and Prestige from Becoming a Published Author (A) Mastering The Art of Getting Your Blog All Over The Media (I) How to Grow Your Social Media Accounts When All You Hear is Crickets (B) We’re Not Looking For a One-Night Stand: Building Long Term Blogger Relationships (I) Ante Up: Using Facebook as a Marketing and Advertising Strategy(A)
Tim Leffel Carol Margolis Jeremy Jones Leslie McLellan
Sheila Scarborough
Tim Anderson

12:00 – 1:00 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
5 Security Tips that Will Save Your Content & Keep Your Readers (I) Don’t Quit Your Day Job: You Don’t Have to be a Nomad to be a Succesful Travel Blogger (I) Creating a Vision Board (I) 15 Powerful Tips to Dramatically Grow Your Website Traffic (I) Shifting PR + Marketing: The Growth Hacking Mindset (A)
Tony Perez Chris Christensen
David Brodie
Colleen Lanin Ian Cleary Anne Taylor Hartzell

1:00 – 2:30 Lunch

2:30 – 3:30 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
10 Reasons Why You Need to Start a Podcast Now (B) From Pitch to Profit: Earning Money with Your Brand (A) Have Pin, Will Travel: How to Drive Traffic from Pinterest and Expand Your Reach (I)  Defining Professionalism:  Setting Benchmarks for Brands and Bloggers (I) Global Travelers: Partnering with Influencers to Drive Marketing Objectives (I)
Lou Mongello Dave Bouskill
Deb Corbeil
Natalie DiScala
Enid Hwang
Ryan Levitt Christian Sullivan

3:45 – 5:45 Speed Networking

7:00-10:00 More Selfies in More Places

Margaritas and Mexican fare on the Moonlight Terrace at Moon Palace Resort & Spa
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Saturday, September 13, 2014

9:15 – 10:30 Keynote

Lee Abbamonte, Paula Froelich, Sherry Ott

10:45 – 11:45 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
In Search of the Cash Cow: Corporate Freelancing and Sponsored Content (A) Cashing in on Culinary Tourism (I) Using Offline Interactions to Increase Online Engagement (A) Video Blogging: First-Person Storytelling As A Powerful Marketing Tool (I)  Bridging the Gap: Spanning Generations through Content Marketing (I)
Matt Villano Diana Laskaris Lou Mongello Lisa Schwartz
Mickela Mallozzi
Jade Broadus
Jeffrey DeKorte

12:00 – 1:00 Breakouts

 

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
The Quality Quotient: Ten Tips for Creating Content that Engages and Expands Your Audience (I) Getting Help: Using Interns, Virtual Assistants and Salespeople to Grow your business (A) Hate Mail: Dealing with Flamers, Evil Commenters and Trolls (I) Pay to Play: Crafting Compelling Campaigns (A) Multi Platform Destination Marketing (A)
 Don George Max Hartshorne Veronica James Amie O’Shaughnessy
Mara Gorman
Caroline Michaud
Jyl Johnson Pattee
Teresa Villarreal
Cessie Cerrato

1:00 – 2:15 Lunch

2:15 – 3:00 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Revealing All:  Secrets & Lessons of a Six Figure Travel Blogger (B) Getting Started With Facebook Ads And Getting Results (B) Blogging in Latin America (I) The Successful Trend of Blogger Influencer Groups (I) Supercharging Your Brand Advocacy Program: The Secrets to Making Relationships that Last (I)
 Gary Arndt Kerwin McKenzie Erin de Santiago
Dorian Nunez
Kelly McLaughlin
David Lee
Jade Broadus  Jessica Skelton

3:15 – 5:15 Speed Networking

5:30 – 6:30 Closing Session
Rick Calvert

This Week in Travel with Gary Arndt, Jen Leo & Chris Christensen

Guest:  Don George & Ryan Levitt