Program

Preliminary, subject to update

Wednesday, September 18

AM Arrivals, Registration Check-In
11:30 to 1 Shuttles from DoubleTree Hotel to Taubman Company
12 to 1:30 Shop America Alliance Advisory Board Meeting and Luncheon (by invitation)
12 to 1:30 Hosted Networking Luncheon at Taubman Company
1:45 to 1:50 Welcome: Rosemary McCormick, Shop America Alliance and Amy Drouillard, Director Center Marketing, Taubman Company
1:50 to 2:15 White Paper on International Arrivals, Rosemary McCormick, President, Shop America Alliance
2:15 to 2:45 Canadian Tourism Success Story: What we can learn from the #1 inbound to US market. Moderator Lesley Boughen Tourism Manager, Oxford Properties Group
2:45 to 3 Break sponsored by OutletBound.com
3 to 4 Expanding Tourism Distribution Channels. Bob Gilbert, Head of Business Development North America, Rezdy and panel of experts.
4 to 5 Developing Hotels Adjacent to Malls and Outlets. Moderator Rose Hapanowich, Tourism Director, Destiny USA
5:15 Shuttles depart to Great Lakes Crossing
6 to 7:30 Welcome Reception at Great Lakes Crossing
Charity Silent Auction to benefit The Innovation Project at The Henry Ford
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Open Evening Dinner and shopping on your own
8 to 9 Shuttles return to DoubleTree Hotel

Thursday, September 19

8 to 8:30 Shuttles from DoubleTree Hotel to Taubman Company
8:30 to 9:30 Continental Breakfast sponsored by Connect Travel
8:30 to 9:30 Panel Discussion on The Future of Travel Trade Events. Moderator Larry Cohen, Northeast Media and Next Travel Exchange. Will Seccumbe, President, Connect Travel and other industry leaders.
9:30 to 10:30 What's Up with China? Panel on strategies to build visitation and spending from the top global growth market.
10:30 to 11:30 Paid Inflencers: How to Source, Manage and Maximize Success.  Peggy Ziglin, Director Tourism and Business Development, Craig Realty Group; Cindy Hoke, VP Marketing, The Outlet Resource Group; Melissa Shock, Senior Director Digital Marketing, Taubman Company
11:30 to 12:15 "Making a Comeback: Revitalizing Detroit as a Destination" presented by Larry Alexander, CEO, Visit Detroit
12:15 to 1:45 Luncheon with "Retail Reimagined" Keynote by Ivan Frank, VP Center Marketing, Taubman Company
2 to 3 TripAdvisor presents “Managing Your Brand in the Land of Review"
3 to 5 Cannabis Retail & Impact on Tourism: Direct from Denver!  Jeff Cohn, President and CEO, Cohn Marketing; Taylor West, former Deputy Director of the National Cannabis Industry Association. Moderator Pat Lee, Pat Lee & Associates.
4 to 5 Shopping Center Business presents panel on the Entertainment Experience Evolution.  Moderator Randy Shearin, Sr. VP, France Media.
5:15 Shuttles depart from Taubman Company for DoubleTree Hotel
5:30 to 7 Wine Down Reception at DoubleTree Hotel, sponsor table with special prizes!
Charity Silent Auction to benefit The Innovation Project at The Henry Ford
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evening Open for dinner on your own

Friday, September 20

8 to 9 AM SASI-ONE Awards Breakfast at DoubleTree Hotel sponsored by CenterCal Properties
9:15 Shuttles depart to The Henry Ford, Michigan's most award winning event destination
10 to 12 VIP Tour of The Henry Ford/Greenfield Village
12 to 1:30 Luncheon at The Henry Ford with Presentation by Patricia Mooradian, CEO
1:30 ONE Travel Conference adjourns
  Transfer to Detroit International Airport on your own (20 min)
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What Travel Leaders say about ONE Travel Conference

Peggy Ziglin

Director of Tourism & Business Development
Craig Realty


Jan Kroells

Vice President of Marketing
Bloomington, MN CVB


Kate Birchler

AVP Tourism Marketing
Macerich Shopping Centers & Fashion Outlets


Roger Dow

President & CEO
US Travel Association


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