The Future of Talent in Meetings and Events

 Tuesday, August 22

2:00pm ET | 60 minutes

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Brought to you by the GBTA Meetings Committee




Kristen Koenig, Director of Sales, Global Meetings & Events, World Travel, Inc.

Yma Sherry, Vice President, North America, American Express Meetings & Events

Tifany Pedersen, Global Brand Director, Employer Brand & Communications, 
                              Marriott International


This webinar, developed by the GBTA Meetings Committee, will focus on developing talent in the Travel, Hospitality, and Meetings & Events industries. Presenters from three leading companies will discuss how they are recruiting, developing and encouraging young travel, hospitality, and meetings professionals to ensure a strong pipeline of talent and expertise in this field.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand various recruiting and development methods being employed by Marriott International and American Express Meetings & Events
  • Learn innovative best practices that are instrumental in attracting new talent.
  • Hear the perspective of a top young industry professional on how to shape and grow a career in meetings management.






GBTA Members: Free

Non-members: $99


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