NO LIMITS..THE WORLD IS THE DESTINATION!
Expand your horizons and become a top seller of Romance at this one of a kind 2 day experiential event. We bring you together with vendors from all over the world , teach you important business tips, and prepare you to sell like never before.
We are honored to take part this year with Travel Market Place to provide you with the global view of the Romance Industry. Besides being a multi-cultural capitol, Toronto is an accessible center for Canada which is a leading seller of Romance worldwide.
This is a onetime opportunity to take advantage of this high quality interaction and form relationships with the Romance Industry community. Our sessions are given by top innovators and educators in the Romance and business sectors and you will have the opportunity to make valuable contacts with suppliers from around the world.
|1:30 – 4:00 pm||Access to the exhibition floor together with Travel Market Place (trade show).|
|8:00 – 9:00 a.m.||Registration|
|9:00 – 9:45 a.m.||State of the Industry. Past, present and future, where do you go from here? Expert Panel moderated by by Ed Cotton, Chairman of the WRTC with Danielle Andrews Sunkel, President of the WPIC; Zeina Gedeon, President at Travel Brands; Jordi Solé, Senior Corporate Director of Operations at Blue Diamond Resorts and Marsha-Ann Donaldson-Brown, Director of Weddings and Romance at Sandals Resorts|
|9:45 – 10:45 a.m.||Romancing the World. Amazing Panel moderated by Laurie Keith presenting representatives from several exotic locations including Alvaro Concha, Colombia’s Trade Commissioner in Canada; Muriel Saldalamacchia, The International Wedding Planner, France and Denisse Georgiou, Weddings & Travels Jubilee|
|10:45 – 11:00 a.m.||Coffee break|
|11:00 – 11:45 a.m.||Get opportunity to knock on your door, learn successful marketing techniques to increase your business by Vanessa McGovern, EVP, Business Development and Strategic Partner GIFTE|
|11:45 – 2:15 p.m.||Walk around box lunch & interactive Trade Show|
|2:15 – 3:15 p.m.||Work Smarter: Advanced business solutions with Lisa Sheldon, Director DWHSA; Marilyn Cairo, Partner AskMeWedding and Muriel Saldalamacchia, The International Wedding Planner|
|3:15 – 4:00 p.m.||Social media beyond the basics; How to use social media as a mean of creating your identity and establishing your voice in the industry by Vanessa McGovern, EVP, Business Development and Strategic Partner GIFTE|
|4:00 – 4:45 p.m.||A charming port or out at sea? Opportunities in selling a unique Cruise Wedding by Yanelis Abella-Taylee, Manager – Onboard Revenue, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines|
|4:45 – 5:00 p.m.||Raffles & Awards|
|5:00 – 7:00 p.m.||Workshop and cocktail with Paras Mehta, Creative Director Paras Events|
Investment World Romance Travel Conference (WRTC): 93.75 CAD
Special price for Travel Market Place attendees.
What is included in your registration?
- Educational program
- Tradeshow with top vendors
- Lunch and cocktail hour May 4th
Cancellation Policy: Registration fee is non-refundable and for cancellations all payments will be applied to the next years event.