Second Online Food Travel Summit Speakers Announced

The World Food Travel Association is pleased to announce the speakers and sessions for its second Online Food Travel Summit, taking place April 24-25, 2018.

Sessions and speakers are focused 100% on the food and beverage industry and include:

Promoting Food Tourism in a Time of Economic Austerity: The Case of Greece
Maria Athanasopoulou, Co-Owner, Top Tourism and Xeni Gerna, Vocational Tourism Training Institute, Hellenic Ministry of Tourism, Thessaloniki, Greece

Managing Food Traveler Expectations in "Overtouristed" Destinations
Danny Adler, Owner, Adler & Marlow, Barcelona, Spain

Influencers & Your Digital Strategy: What You Need to Know
Veruska Anconitano, award-winning freelance food/travel writer, Dublin, Ireland

Let's Get Digital — Maximizing Your Message in the Millennial Age
Kuvy Ax, Owner, ROOT PR, Boulder, Colorado, USA and Alexandra Palmerton, Owner,  The 5th Sense, Denver, Colorado, USA

Creating a Food Tourism Experience that Visitors Will Buy
Luisa Puppo, Manager, Ligucibario and Manager, LiguriabyLuisa blog, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

From Dream to Profitable Business: How to Make Your Food Tourism Idea Work
Midgi Moore, Owner, Juneau Food Tours, Juneau, Alaska, USA

It's the People Who Hold It Together: Ireland's Food Champion Program
Sinead Hennessy, Food Tourism Officer, Fáilte Ireland, Limerick, Ireland

Peering Into the Food Tourism Future
Erik Wolf, Executive Director, World Food Travel Association, Portland, Oregon, USA

The Summit covers best practices, how to's, case studies for food and beverage tourism professionals, including:

  • Marketing managers and strategists
  • Branding, PR and advertising professionals
  • Destination marketers and governments
  • Small business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Product developers
  • Trainers and educators
  • Bloggers seeking to do more
  • People considering a career change
  • Students forging their career path
  • Anyone with an interest in food and beverage tourism

All sessions will be delivered in English. The Summit is 100% online and saves you the time and cost of traveling to an in-person conference. And the best part? We save you money too! Sessions are only US$12 each for members (US$15 for non-members). Discounted all Access passes are also available.

Visit the Summit website to learn more and to register. Registrations close April 23.