2018 Vegas conference spotlights personalisation capabilities of Signature’s technology solutions and marketing programs
Signature’s 2018 Conference will be held November 27-30, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. This must-attend event of the year brings together over 2,400 travel industry professionals, including Signature travel advisors, managers and agency owners, and their worldwide supplier partners to meet, network and learn from each other.
This year’s theme, “As Unique as You”, represents the personalisation capabilities of Signature’s technology solutions and marketing programs. The agenda will feature over 50 workshops on the most in- demand topics in the industry, networking opportunities with over 850 of Signature’s preferred partners including cruise lines, land/tour operators, hotels, destination specialists, specialty suppliers and tourism boards from 60 countries on all six continents, entertainment, and exciting prizes valued at over $450,000.
Signature’s President and CEO, Alex Sharpe, will address Signature advisors and partners on Wednesday, November 28, to discuss the state of the network and where they stand going into 2019. Executive Vice President Ignacio Maza will share his insights on the top destinations for sophisticated travellers in 2019. Karen Yeates, EVP of Information Technologies, will present Signature’s technology updates.
This year, Signature’s keynote speaker is Amy Van Dyken, a 6-time Olympic gold medal champion swimmer who made history as the most successful athlete at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and the first American female athlete to win four gold medals in a single Olympics.
Signature advisors can strengthen their existing destination knowledge or gain insight into a new region at workshops presented by Aruba, Asia (Hong Kong, Korea, Macao and The Philippines), Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria), Hawaii, Israel, Thailand, New Zealand and South Africa.
SIGNATURE’S KEYNOTE SPEAKER IS AMY VAN DYKEN, A 6-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL CHAMPION SWIMMER WHO MADE HISTORY AS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ATHLETE AT THE 1996 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN ATLANTA
Sessions on Digital & Social Media for Travel Advisors, Pocket Travel Consultant by AXUS, ClientBase, Res Cards and Live Connect will also be available.
Advisors will also have the opportunity to meet with suppliers one-on-one during the appointment sessions. Each travel advisor will have thirty-two appointment slots and will be able to request appointments in advance.
Not to be missed is the Gala Dinner and an evening of entertainment featuring the band “Alter Ego”. The fun will then continue at Signature’s exclusive after- hours party at the House of Blues.