Conferences and courses

Design, Fashion, Dining and Hotel Trends at Lifestyle Symposium

Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA) produced the Boutique Lifestyle Leadership Symposium 2015 in Santa Monica, California. From October 21 to 23, notable speakers and panelists discussed trends and topics important to the world of upscale, small hotel destinations.

At the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on a grassy promenade overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in addition to an […]

November 11th, 2015|California, Conferences and courses|

6 Things I Learned at Women’s Travel Fest

Now in its second year, Women’s Travel Fest attracts women (and some brave men) from the United States and Canada. This was my first time attending this annual event that empowers and inspires women’s travel. Last years inaugural debut took place in New York, while this years conference took place at the San Francisco Design […]

March 2nd, 2015|Conferences and courses, San Francisco|

Pitching Media and Bloggers in Five Steps

We all know that we should be pitching the media, both print and online, our unique story angles. Yet finding travel bloggers and reaching out to them is often intimidating. 

I’ve put together an outline of five simple steps to contacting the media and bloggers.

I put this presentation together as a speaker for the CA […]

October 30th, 2012|Blogging, Conferences and courses|