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2020 Outlook Forum

February 2020 | Starting at $649

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Gather with fellow industry leaders from around the world for two days of enlightening sessions, inspirational speakers, and unforgettable events at the seaside Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

Location Details

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina 2020 Outlook Forum

333 W Harbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 234-1500

Website

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101


Hotel Booking Link 2020 Outlook Forum
A limited group rate is available for attendees and will sell out as reservations are secured. However additional rooms are available by booking directly through Marriott’s website.

2020 Outlook Forum

Outlook Forum is California’s premier travel and tourism event where experts from every sector of the industry gather to share their insights and experiences about the latest trends, marketing tactics and research. Engage with industry partners and Visit California’s leadership, and examine together what the future will bring.


With over 600 attendees annually, Outlook Forum provides a unique opportunity to network with and learn from the organizations and individuals that are guiding the highest-level conversations impacting today’s travel market.


Past speakers include: U.S. Travel President & CEO Roger Dow; Food & Wine Editor in Chief Nilou Motamed; British Airways CEO Alex Cruz; AFAR Media Co-Founder Joe Diaz; Google Chief Evangelist of Brand Marketing Gopi Kallayil; CNN Travel Editor Lilit Marcus; Visit Iceland Director of Tourism Inga Hlin Pálsdóttir; Pinterest’s Global Head of Vertical Strategy – Travel, Tech, and Telecom Nicolette Harper; Chef and TV Host Tyler Florence; and many more.


Take a look at the 2019 Outlook Forum gallery to learn more about the event.


In 2020, the conference returns to Southern California at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina hotel, whose chic accommodations and polished service recently earned it a Four-Diamond Rating by the Auto Club in 2020.


Key Dates

Feb. 9:  Committee meetings

Feb. 10-11: Outlook Forum conference

Feb. 11: Poppy Awards

 

2020 Poppy Awards Logo

 

The Visit California Poppy Awards are a biennial contest that honors the best and brightest of California tourism promotion. The awards are bestowed in even-numbered years as part of Outlook Forum.

 

Winners are selected by a panel of industry marketing experts in nine categories ranging from best public relations campaign, to best digital campaign to best cooperative marketing campaign.

 

Read here for more information about the 2020 Poppy Awards.

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