Core Conference Agenda

Tuesday November 12

4:00PM to 8:00PM

Registration 

Wednesday November 13

7:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration

7:00AM - 8:45AM

Breakfast & Networking in Expo

9:00AM - 11:00AM

General Session
  • Journey into the Summit - Colin O'Brady, Extreme Summit Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker
  • Reaching New Heights for our Partners and Customers - Mark Okerstrom, President & CEO, Expedia Group
  • Traveling at the Speed of Technology - John Kim, President, Vrbo
  • Transforming Travel with Technology - Ariane Gorin, President, Expedia Partner Solutions
  • KEYNOTE Leadership: Taking Charge - General Colin L. Powell USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State
  • Growing Your Business - Cyril Ranque, President, Lodging Partner Services, Expedia Group

11:00AM - 2:00PM

Lunch and Networking in Expo

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Line of Business Updates 
  • Lodging
  • Airline
  • Car Rental
  • Cruise
  • Insurance
  • Expedia Local Expert
  • Financial Institution, Credit Card Company, Loyalty, OTA

8:00PM - 12:00AM

Wednesday Night Fever - a 70s Costume Party

Located in Expo Main Stage

Cocktails & Dreams Lounge

Located in Expo registration area

Thursday November 14

7:00AM - 9:00AM

Breakfast & Networking in Expo

8:00AM - 10:00AM

Expedia Group Media Solutions Insights Summit - Description

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Women in Leadership Forum - Description

10:15AM - 1:00PM

Breakout Sessions - Descriptions
  • Confessions of a Corporate Travel Manager
  • Capturing Customers' Hearts then Minds: How to Reduce Cognitive Load and Drive Long-Term Growth
  • The Future of Travel: How to Enable Intelligent Conversations
  • Ready for Takeoff: Air Industry Trends
  • Create Frictionless Travel in Lodging for the Decade Ahead
  • The Key to Unlocking the Power of Diversity & Inclusion: Allyship
  • Explore Traveler Trends by Generation & Geography
  • Dream, Plan, Book: Expedia Partner Solutions Reveals How to Craft an Online Journey that Adds Value
  • Welcome to Your Room, How May I Help You? The Impact of Technology on the Guest Experience
  • Grow Faster with Expedia Group’s Partner Central
  • Revenue Strategy Deep Dive With Phocuswright and STR

1:00PM - 3:15PM

Lunch and Networking in Expo

3:45PM - 6:00PM

General Session
  • Putting the Personal in Travel - Arthur Chapin, SVP Product & Technology, Expedia Group
  • Targeting the Traveler to Build Your Business - Tucker Moodey, President, eCommerce Platform, Expedia Group
  • Betting Big on Business Travelers - Rob Greyber, President, Egencia
  • Fireside Chat on Global Trends – Barry Diller, Chairman & Senior Executive, Expedia Group Inc. and Robin Roberts, Co-Host, Good Morning America, Best-Selling Author & Founder, Rock’n Robin Productions
  • Build Your Best Self - Billie Jean King, former World No. 1 Professional Tennis Player and Melissa Maher, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Innovation, Expedia Group

8:00PM - 12:00AM

Closing Party at Drai's Beachclub & Nightclub
  • Located in the Cromwell Hotel & Casino
  • Let's celebrate! Join us for cocktails and entertainment as we say THANK YOU and see out explore '19 in style at one of the hottest nightclubs in Vegas

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