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Cal Poly Pomona

2013 VIOC Program Itinerary

The 2013 Southern California Visitor Industry Outlook Conference is now over. Presentations are available for download.

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. | Tour and Registration

    • Tour of the newly renovated Long Beach Convention Center
    •  Registration/Networking and Continental Breakfast

 

10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. | Welcome and Overview | Center Theater

    • Welcome given by Dr. Margie Ferree Jones.  
    • Conference overview given by Bruce Baltin.

 

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | CVB Insights and Perspectives | Center Theater

Moderator: Dr. Edward A. Merritt, Dean, The Collins College of Hospitality Management 

       Panel Members:

    • Steve Goodling, Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
    •  Ernest Wooden Jr., Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
    •  Mindy Abel, Anaheim/Orange County Convention & Visitor Bureau
    •  Kerri Kapich, San Diego Convention & Visitor Bureau

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Lunch | The Long Beach Arena’s Pacific Ballroom

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Local Perspectives & Outlook on Major Markets | Center Theater

Moderator: Lauren Schlau, President, Lauren Schlau Consulting

      Panel Members:

    • Dan Mishell, California Travel & Tourism Commission
    • Skip Hull, CIC Research
    • Kimberly Ritter-Martinez, LAEDC

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | PKF Consulting’s 2014 Lodging Forecast | Center Theater

Moderator: Bruce Baltin, Senior Vice President, PKF Consulting

       Panel Members:

    • Brandon Feighner, Vice President, PKF Consulting 
    • Mark Van Stekelenburg, Vice President, PKF Consulting

 

3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Speed Data - Highlights of Conference Presentations | Center Theater

 

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Reception and Tours | Bogart & Co and Arena

Guests are invited to enjoy a reception in the newly renovated Bogart & Co lounge in the Long Beach Arena and tours the Long Beach Long Beach Convention Center. There will be a raffle for two Travel Certificates via Jet Blue. (Must be present to win.)                  

 

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