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TRACI BROWN

Body Language and Unconscious Persuasion Experts

 

Traci Brown is a Body Language and Unconscious Persuasion Expert. Through dynamic presentations, she assists groups across all industries in learning the tools to hear “Yes!” more easily, and more often.


Traci is a frequent guest on local and national TV shows decoding the body language of celebrities, politicians, and those involved in current events. She even trains lawyers on how to pick and persuade a jury based on body language.

 

 

 

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CARMEN M. PEREZ

 

 

She is the creator of the online marketing system for Travel Entrepreneurs, Get Noticed Online Now, www.GetNoticedTravelPros.com. She is here to share her best online marketing strategies so you can achieve the freedom and success you desire without sacrificing your health, wealth, and happiness.

 

As a travel entrepreneur for over three years, Carmen has been successfully co-creating and marketing exclusive transcending well-being retreats and workshops, in beautiful destinations, with authors, coaches, and doctors so they can inspire, teach and build so much more than their bottom line.

 

 

 

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KARA ROBINSON

 

 

Kara grew up traveling extensively with her parents. One of her favorite things as a little girl was to go downtown on a Saturday afternoon with her parents to visit their travel agent. She was mesmerized by the destinations along with amazing energy between the agents and clients.

 

After years in hotel and restaurant management, she felt the pull back into the travel industry. She worked as a leisure agent for an international travel agency before opening Elite Travel Designs in 2013.

 

 

 

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PETER MERRY, WED®

 

Peter Merry has been helping couples create fun and entertaining wedding receptions since 1992. He has presented seminars on wedding entertainment performance techniques, wedding marketing, and sales consultation skills to wedding professionals in over 60 cities across the United States along with Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, and the United Kingdom.

 

He serves his clients as their Wedding Entertainment Director® and he is currently entertaining at weddings across the United States. He’s the founder of the WED Guild® (Wedding Entertainment Director’s Guild®). And he is the author of “The Best Wedding Reception…Ever!”…the first guidebook for brides and grooms on creating an unforgettably fun wedding celebration.

 

 

 

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VANESSA MCGOVERN

EVP, Business Development & Strategic Partnership, Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs (GIFTE)

 

Vanessa McGovern inspires positive change for business owners in the digital age.

 

Vanessa is an established and respected business coach for hundreds of travel entrepreneurs, sought after speaker and known as an advocate for travel professionals. Vanessa helped to transform and create hundreds of travel businesses through her deep and laser focused knowledge of business development, sales and marketing.

 

 

 

 

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SHANNON CUNNINGHAM LEBLANC

 

 

Shannon Cunningham LeBlanc is the best-selling author of Say Yes to The Honeymoon: The Expert´s Guide to Planning the Perfect Honeymoon. As a travel industry expert since 1989, Shannon has been a leader in the growing trend of destination weddings and one of a kind honeymoon experiences.

 

She is a sought after speaker in the travel industry, and in the field of women’s entrepreneurship. Her recent appearances included presentations at the Travel Industry Exchange, The Book More Travel Workshop, the Shine Your Light Extravaganza and the 2016 boot Camp Code Pink Workshop.

 

 

 

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TERI HURLEY

Endless Love Travel, Hatrack Logic

 

• Agent Mentor, Guru, Humorist, Romance Travel Advisor Specialist
• Subscribes to the Doctrine of Spock and the Teach a Man to Fish philosophy
• Fights with the two edge sword of sarcasm
 

Teri Hurley believes a travel business is built through the act of engagement, not the click of a mouse.

 

 

 

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KIMBERLY VAUGHAN

CEO & Founder of LGBTWeddings.com

 

Kimberly Vaughan, CEO & Founder of LGBTWeddings.com has made it her mission to connect the wedding industry and LGBT Community through a website designed for engaged couples to plan in a safe and joyous place.

 

Her background in human resources, training and education, event planning, publishing, and trade show production lent the perfect combination of experience to launch LGBTWeddings.com.

 

 

 

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LUÍS ANTONIO VILLASEÑOR NOLASCO

Director de Promoción y Relaciones Públicas
Fideicomiso de Turismo de Puerto Vallarta

 

Luis Villaseñor es Director de Promoción y Relaciones Públicas del Fideicomiso de Turismo de Puerto Vallarta, responsable de mantener y fortalecer las relaciones con los principales socios del destino así como establecer acciones para llegar al cliente final para incrementar el número de visitantes a Puerto Vallarta. Asimismo, dirige el departamento de Relaciones Públicas del organismo en coordinación con las agencias de Relaciones Públicas del destino para mantener una imagen positiva y comunicar las novedades de Puerto Vallarta que han hecho de esta ciudad un destino de clase mundial.

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WILL MEDINA
LoveShack Vacations

 

"Will Medina is the brand ambassador and Romance Travel Specialist with LoveShack Vacations, one of the world’s largest host travel agencies that focuses exclusively on romance travel. Based in Florida, Will serves his own clients around the world while also mentoring dozens of his fellow LoveShack Vacations agents in growing their own businesses. Destination Weddings are not only the core of his business but a real passion he gets to live daily. Will is a positive thinker, passionate traveler and a hopeless romantic which are key elements to his business success."

 

 

 

 

   

 

   
 
   
 

VINCENT VAN DEN BERG

Pixan Photography

 

Vincent van den Berg from Pixan Photography is an award winning Cancun wedding photographer studio serving popular Mexico wedding destinations such as, Riviera Maya, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum, Cabo, Puerto Vallarta and the Yucatan. Nominated as "1 of 20 Top Destination Wedding Photographers in the World" by Condé Nast BRIDES magazine in 2014. For 2 decades Vincent has found himself caught up with curiosity and the spirit of travel. The seemingly undying gumption within has driven him to seek our geographically and culturally diverse world, in the hunt for unifying moments of “basic goodness” to illuminate and share with our superficially divided planet.

 

 

 

 

   

 

   
 
   
 

MARISABEL MARTY

 

Marisabel Marty is a “big picture strategic thinker” with a “Can Do attitude” who get things done. She has an inspiring ability to guide people and organizations to identify their business potential while igniting it for eye-opening results.

 

Marisabel, holds an MBA with a concentration in Marketing and Hospitality and has worked with entrepreneurs and business companies for more than 20 years. She even started her own travel agency in the 90’s, in order to provide her clients with an extra incentive. She applauds Einstein who said, "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them".

 

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EDWARD F. COTTON

 

Ed has been in the travel business for over 30-years. In the early 1980’s Ed formed a company, ‘Hammersmith Antiquing Tours’, that specialized in group antiquing tours to Europe. Hammersmith was the first tour company of its kind and became well known when it was featured in an article on the cover page of the New York Times,’ 9-Days and 10,000 Antiques’.

 

In the early 1990’s Ed was brought into Horizons Unlimited Travel Group to create a groups and convention division. Within a few years that division became the most profitable division within Horizons Unlimited Travel Group, with their largest annual meeting having more than 21,000 attendees and producing yearly commissions in excess of $1,000,000.00.

 

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MEREDITH HILL

 

Feeling successful yet unfulfilled, Meredith left her high-paying position as a Wall Street analyst so that she could focus on her passion for travel. In March, 2001, Meredith started her own travel company, Hills of Africa Travel, specializing in high-end customized tours to Africa. Like many other travel agencies, Hills of Africa Travel found itself struggling and in 2007 Meredith came to the realization that to be successful she needed to find a new way of doing things.

 

Meredith used her gift for finding the path to success no matter what the odds. Realizing she had to revolutionize her marketing, she looked to other industries for direction, and began applying cutting edge, effective marketing techniques for the small business, learning in the process about the importance of passion, mindset and support for entrepreneurs in travel.

 

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TRACY FRENCH

 

Tracy French is an International Celebrity Wedding Planner and owner of The French Connection Events and Travel. Tracy has been featured on two of the Style Network’s top rated television programs Married Away and Whose Wedding is it Anyway? She is regularly featured on Talk Radio as the “Go to Gal” for wedding advice and trends.

 

Tracy is an active speaker for events across the country and internationally. She has been planning weddings for over 15 years and specializes in destination weddings.

 

 

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MATTHEW TRETTEL

 

With nearly twenty years of experience in the event industry, Matthew Trettel is regarded as a premier designer and producer in the wedding industry; as an accomplished professional in publishing, graphic design, fashion and trade show production.

 

BRUCE VASSAR

 

Bruce Vassar is highly respected internationally for his insight to weddings, marketing, media and public relations. A graduate of Augsburg College with a degree in Marketing and Communications, his resume includes thirty years in the special events industry.

 

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CAMILLE JOCSAK

 

She has 30-plus years’ experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant and project manager. She is the founder and president of C.L.A. Consulting Inc, working with major corporations in the areas of designing, developing and delivering multi-level training programs, business consulting, and project management; Planned 2 Perfection Limited, a full service event and fundraising planning and design firm, and Paradise 2 Perfection, an agency helping clients choose the best destinations and customized travel experiences with a focus on international event planning and management.

 

Camille continues to work as an educator, mentor, consultant, and keynote speaker on a variety of topics.

 

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PARAS MEHTA

WPICC

 

Recognized as one of Canada’s top talents in event design, Paras Mehta is the creative force behind Paras Events, creating highly stylized and luxurious social and corporate events internationally for the most discerning of clientele. Paras is known for his calm demeanour, sophisticated design aesthetic, and commitment to each and every client. In just over a decade, Paras has garnered the acclaim of the Canadian events industry.  He was awarded his first Canadian Event Industry Star Award at the age of 24 and a year later at age 25, was named ‘Event Designer of the Year’ by the Canadian Wedding Industry –one of the highest achievements in wedding design in Canada.  He is currently the 2016 recipient of ‘Canadian Wedding Professional of the Year’.

 

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