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Monday, April 27, 2015

PreBEX Tours

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

PreBEX Tours

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

10:00am – 4:00pm Multi Day Workshops (day 1)

Writing

Branding

Design & Technology

PreBEX Tours

Thursday, April 30, 2015

10:00am – 4:00pm Multi Day Workshops (day 2)

Writing

Branding

Design & Technology

PreBEX Tours

7:00pm Opening Night Party

Friday, May 1, 2015

9:15am – 10:30am Welcome & Opening Keynote

Rick Calvert

Keynote: Gary Bembridge with José Borralho and Nelson Carvalheiro

10:50am – 11:40am Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
The Podcasting Opportunity: Enhance Your Content, Expand Your Reach, Grow Your Authority & Revenue (Intermediate) Moving From Press Trip to Paid Campaign (Intermediate) How To Use Webinars To Build your List and Content Library (Advanced) Working with Travel Bloggers from a Company Perspective: Pros, Cons, Expectations and ROI (Intermediate) Sponsors Only: Blogger Bridge Workshop (Basic)
Nathaniel Boyle Gary Bembridge
Heather Cowper
Tawanna Browne Smith Stephen Oddo
Roisin O’Sullivan
Chris Christensen

12:10pm – 1:00pm Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
How to Craft the Perfect Lead (Advanced) Creating a Tour Business from Your Blog (Advanced) Building Community When English Isn’t Your First Language (Intermediate) City Tourism: Is the Beaten Path a Thing of the Past? (Intermediate) How to Market to the LGBT Traveler (Intermediate)
David Farley Amanda Mouttaki
Ian Ord
Lanora Mueller
Agata Mleczko
Pola Henderson
Manolis Psarros Auston Matta
Eloi Morte Castello
Christina Guggenberg

1:00 – 2:30 Lunch

2:30 – 3:20 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Improve Your Photography: How to Work from a Shot List (Intermediate) From the Pitch to the Relationship: How to Work with Brands (Intermediate) Building a Community around Responsible Tourism (Basic) Marketing to Millenials: Think You Know Your Audience? Think again! (Advanced) You Want What? How to Establish Expectations for Successful Campaigns (Advanced)
Ralph Velasco Sara Robles
Katie Hammel
Diana Edelman
Vicky Smith
Matt Ridings Ciara Sugrue

3:40 – 5:40 Speed Networking

8:00 Evening Event

Saturday, May 2, 2015

9:15 – 10:30 Keynote

Mary Jo Manzanares

Michael Collins

The Future of Travel Media & Travel PR

10:50 – 11:40 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
How to Integrate Beer & Wine Content on Your Blog (Advanced) Leveraging Your Brand Beyond the Blog (Advanced) Beyond the Pin: Boost your Pinterest Results in 7 Strategic Steps (Intermediate) The Purple Dinosaur: Finding PR Friendly Bloggers (Intermediate) The Long Road: Planning Long-Term Social Media Campaigns (Advanced)
Brett Domue
Erin De Santiago
Jodi Ettenberg
Derek Baron
Nienki Krook Jason Falls Tim Anderson

12:10 – 1:00 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
How to Make Great & Engaging Travel Videos by Yourself (Intermediate) Managing your time and deliverables on blog trips so that you WOW the client (Advanced) Planning the Long Game: Building for a Sustantable Future (Advanced) Defining Expectations: Social media campaign vs. blog trip (Advanced) Hungry For Food Tourism: How to Feed the Trend using Social Media (Advanced)
Caleb Wojcik Sherry Ott Stephanie Yoder
Gary Arndt
Jennifer Dombrowski
Katie Hammel
Camille Rumani
Lauren Aloise

1:00 – 2:15 Lunch

2:30 – 3:20 Breakouts

Content Commerce Community TBEX Business TBEX Business
Think Like An Expert: Using Research to Stand Out From The Crowd (Intermediate) WordPress for Travel Bloggers: Understanding The World’s Most Popular Content Management System (Basic) Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Twitter Parties (Intermediate) SEO for Travel Brands (Intermediate) To Pay or Not to Pay – Creating Sustainable Blogger Relationships and Innovative Campaigns (Advanced)
Bret Love
Mary Gabbett
Natalie Holmes
Mitch Canter Amy Lupold Bair Rick Kruize Dave Bouskill
Deb Corbeil
Emma Mead

3:40 – 5:40 Speed Networking

6:00 – 7:15 Keynote & Closing Session

Chris Christensen with Katja Presnal & Kash Bhattacharya

Sunday, May 3, 2015

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