Presentations

Presentations from Visit California staff and regional representatives will be kept below for the previous year. 


February 2017 - Outlook Forum

Date Presentation Speaker
2.28.17 Achieving Umami in Messaging Chefs' Panel, Richard Blais, Chris Cosentino, Tyler Florence; Nilou Motamed
2.28.17 Shared Challenges, Connected Worlds Paul Sloan, CEO, Tahiti Tourisme; Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir, Director of Tourism, Promote Island; Roger Valencia, Tourism Deputy Minister, Visit Peru; Caroline Beteta, President & CEO, Visit California
2.28.17 Why 'Social' Means 'Mobile' in 2017 and Beyond Rajiv Mody, Vice President for Social Media, NatGeo; Kelly Covato, Client Partner, Facebook; Viveca Chan, Founder, WE Marketing; Kathy Janega-Dykes, President & CEO, Visit Santa Barbara
2.27.17 View from 12,000 Metres Alex Cruz, CEO, British Airways
2.27.17 California: The Next Generation Caroline Beteta, President & CEO, Visit California
2.27.17 Travel: Next Practices Gavin Miller, Executive VP of Leisure, Flight Centre Canada; Wendy Olson-Killion, Global Senior Director, Expedia Media Solutions; Matthew Upchurch, Chairman & CEO, Virtuoso; Joe Diaz, AFAR Magazine
2.27.17 The World at Large: Adapting to Global Trends Olivier Henry-Biabaud, CEO, TCI Research

 


January 2017

Date Presentation Speaker
1.20.17 Santa Barbara County 2017 Travel Outlook Kassie Fraser, Director of Asia Marketing
1.9.17 Mendocino County Tourism Commission: Marketing, Sales & Communication Summit Lisa Martinez, Rural & Co-op Marketing Manager

 


November 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
11.15.16 Conejo Valley Tourism Improvement District Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
11.8.16 Truckee Chamber of Commerce Community Forum Daphne Lange, Consumer Advertising Manager
11.4.16 Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Business Outlook Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


October 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
10.25.16 California Lodging Industry Association Expo & Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
10.20.16 Palm Springs Hospitality Association Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
10.19.16 California Asian Chamber of Commerce How to Do Business in the Pacific Rim Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
10.18.16 Southern California Visitor Industry Outlook Conference Dan Mishell, Director of Research
10.6.16 Fashion Valley Simon Mall Luxury Retailer Event Kelly Wells, Director of Client Relations - San Diego/Orange County
10.5.16 Santa Monica Mountains Bicycle Tourism Roundtable Brian Wright, Director of DMO & Executive Relations

 


September 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
9.28.16 Crisis Communications Workshop: Deck 1 Edelman
9.28.16 Crisis Communications Workshop: Deck 2 Kelly Huston, Deputy Director, Crisis Communications & Media Relations, CA Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
9.23.16 North Lake Tahoe Tourism Summit Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
9.8.16 ONE Travel Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


June 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
6.28.16 Association of National Advertisers Content Marketing Only Conference Lynn Carpenter, Vice President of Marketing
6.15.16 Ventura County Lodging Association Brian Tucker, Industry Liaison for Los Angeles County
6.14.16 Visit Mendocino Board of Directors Meeting Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
6.3.16 Mono County State of the County Leona Reed, Associate Vice President of Global Marketing

 


May 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
5.11.16 California Travel Association Summit Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
5.6.16 San Luis Obispo County Tourism Exchange Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
5.5.16 Fairfield Convention & Visitors Bureau National Travel & Tourism Week Reception Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
5.5.16 Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau Open House Brian Tucker, Industry Liaison for Southern California
5.5.16 Tuolumne County Tourism Summit Mo McElroy, Industry Liaison for Northern California
5.4.16 Visit Vallejo Tourism Luncheon Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
5.4.16 Vacaville Lodging Association National Travel & Tourism Breakfast Mo McElroy, Industry Liaison for Northern California
5.4.16 Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau Tourism Week Forum Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
5.3.16 Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
5.3.16 Tri-Valley Retail, Hospitality & Tourism Summit Amber Rich, Director of Engagement
5.3.16 Santa Monica Tourism Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
5.2.16 Orange County Visitors Association: OC Tourism Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


April 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
4.29.16 Napa - Solano Business Marketing Conference Traci Ward, Director of Consumer Marketing
4.26.16 South Lake Tahoe Tourism Forum Lynn Carpenter, Vice President of Marketing
4.14.16 2016 California Passenger Rail Summit Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations

 


March 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
3.15.16 Central Coast Tourism Council Daphne Lange, Consumer Advertising Manager
3.10.16 Santa Cruz County Tourism Forum Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


February 2016

Date Presentation Speaker
2.17.16 Stay Green Forum Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


December 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
12.9.15 Visit Santa Barbara's 2016 Travel Outlook Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
12.7.15 California Lodging Industry Association's California Lodging Expo & Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


November 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
11.19.15 2015 Wine Tourism Conference: China - Wine Tourism Panel Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations
11.18.15 Hospitality Finance & Technology Professionals - LA Chapter Ryan Becker & Matthew Sabbatini
11.17.15 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International - LA Chapter Brian Tucker, Industry Liaison for Southern California
11.12.15 Visit West Hollywood Tourism Summit Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
11.4.15 Calaveras Visitor Bureau Annual Dinner & Innovations in Tourism Awards Bryce McAnally, Director of Europe and India
11.3.15 Santa Maria Visitor & Convention Bureau Tourism Marketing Series Brian Tucker, Industry Liaison for Southern California

 


October 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
10.13.15 Southern California Visitor Industry Outlook Conference Dan Mishell, Director of Research
10.5.15 International Economic Development Council Annual Conference Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
10.1.15 Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer

 


September 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
9.24.15 North Lake Tahoe Tourism Summit Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
9.23.15 Global Ready: China Caroline Beteta & Leona Reed
9.10.15 U.S. - China Tourism Leadership Summit Caroline Beteta, President & Chief Executive Officer
9.9.15 El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Daphne Lange, Consumer Advertising Manager

 


August 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
8.11.15 Sierra Nevada Geotourism Geocouncil Meeting Lynn Carpenter, Vice President of Marketing
8.3.15 Chico Chamber of Commerce Hospitality Forum Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations

 


July 2015

Date Presentation Speaker
7.24.15 Leadership Vallejo Brian Wright, DMO & Executive Relations

 

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