TBEX Europe 2017 in Killarney will feature highly skilled professionals who will provide bloggers and travel media with advanced and practical information to turn their blog into a business. TBEX Europe will show travel brands how to develop an effective online presence. The speakers at TBEX Europe will include entrepreneurs who chose innovative ideas to build their brands and businesses.
TBEX Europe 2017 Conference Director, Shane Dallas, has curated a world class group of speakers for the event in Killarney, Ireland this October. Here is the first round that have been selected; the second round has also been announced. Check them out here.
Mickela Mallozzi is the Emmy® Award-winning host and producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series airing on PBS that originally started as a blog (travelbarefeet.com). From re-discovering her family’s roots in Southern Italy to dancing tango in Buenos Aires, the series covers Mickela’s adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time. She has been featured in The New York Times, Travel Channel, Dance Magazine, USA TODAY, and American Express. Mickela now offers Bare Feet® Dance Tours, dance-focused itineraries based on the TV series, for travelers to join her in various destinations around the globe.
Mickela’s session will demonstrate how your business dreams can become a reality.
Laurence Noah is a full time professional travel photographer & blogger who has been travelling the world since 2009, and taking as many pictures of beautiful places as possible. He runs two travel blogs: the photography and adventure focused Finding the Universe, and the couples travel focused Independent Travel Cats with his wife Jessica. His photos have appeared on the National Geographic homepage, BBC News, Fox News, CNN, USA Today and more.
Laurence’s session will discuss photography post-processing.
Ralph Velasco, as President of PhotoEnrichment Adventures, has organised, administered and led more than 70 international tours around the world, plus over 100 in the United States. Building on this experience he teaches everyday people the steps necessary to organise and lead their own special interest tours. He helps people move from an ordinary life, to a truly fulfilled life of getting paid real money to travel the world by creating a potentially profitable career as a high quality tour organizer and trip leader.
Ralph will discuss how to organize and lead your own special interest tours.
Mike Shubic is a professional travel video blogger and publisher of MikesRoadTrip.com, a travel blog he has published for over seven years. Mike has worked with the Travel Channel, USA Today, Yahoo Travel and is currently a Travelocity Gnational Gnomad. He also has his own ROKU Channel and his videos will be distributed on DirecTV and other cable outlets at the end of the year as the industry rolls out a new streaming technology.
Mike’s session will discuss improving your video content and its distribution.
Heather Cowper is a professional blogger and founder of Heatheronhertravels.com, writing about “Authentic travel with a little luxury” for an affluent 40+ traveller, with a focus on themes such as food, culture, hiking and cruise. She is co-founder of Travelator Media, working with travel brands on marketing campaigns for the 40+ UK Quality Traveller as well as founder of Bristol Bloggers and Influencers, a community of 160+ bloggers in the Bristol area, organising blogger events, campaigns and training. Heather is also co-founder of the Bristol Travel Massive Chapter, organising travel networking events in Bristol.
Heather will discuss important lessons she learnt in her first year as a professional travel blogger.
Cristina Barrios Reyes is the co-founder of Marginal Boundaries and manager behind her own brand in Spanish, Viajes Con Cristina. She is a photographer and social media maven who has worked with hundreds of tourism boards and companies within the travel industry on blogger residencies, press trips, consultations, photo shoots, video projects, long-term social media management and campaign development, and bespoke content of all types within the new media realm.
Tim Anderson is an author, consultant, public speaker, and game designer. He is the founder of Marginal Boundaries, and has worked with hundreds of tourism boards and companies within the travel industry on blogger residencies, press trips, consultations, photo shoots, video projects, long-term social media management and campaign development, and bespoke content of all types within the new media realm. He is also the founder and creative director of Stormhaven Studios, the company producing the Saga of Lucimia MMORPG.
Cristina and Tim will talk on brand building on social media and marketing tactics for businesses.
TBEX Europe 2017 in Killarney, Ireland
October 3rd-5th, 2017.
Register for the conference here.
The complete lineup of speakers for TBEX Europe 2017 is here.
Please use the hashtag #TBEXIreland when posting about your experiences and adventures at TBEX Europe 2017!